Educational administration as a micropolitical exercise

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dc.contributor.author Yamin-Ali, Jennifer
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-20T20:15:39Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-20T20:15:39Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Yamin-Ali, J. (2008). Educational administration as a micropolitical exercise. In L. Quamina-Aiyejina (Ed.), Reconceptualising the agenda for education in the Caribbean: Proceedings of the 2007 Biennial Cross-Campus Conference in Education, April 23-26, 2007, School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago (pp. 427-438). St. Augustine, Trinidad: School of Education, UWI. en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-976-622-001-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/6720
dc.description.abstract The administration of a school is usually perceived of as occurring within the confines of the school facility itself. This research seeks to highlight the reality of administrative procedure within the context of promotion to senior management positions in some denominational secondary schools in Trinidad. The data were gathered through interviews and questionnaires from practitioners in the field and from other key players in the promotion scenario. Key players in this research are teachers, aspiring school administrators, Church Board members, and members of the Teaching Service Commission. The qualitative analysis of the data brings to the fore pertinent voices that spell out for us those practices that manifest how micropolitics is manifested in the promotion process. The findings point to some consequences of micropolitical activity in the promotion process, and suggest a way forward for this selection process en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher School of Education, UWI, St. Augustine en
dc.subject Secondary schools en
dc.subject Educational administration en
dc.subject Denominational schools en
dc.subject Presbyterian schools en
dc.subject Teacher promotion en
dc.subject Promotion policies en
dc.subject Trinidad and Tobago en
dc.title Educational administration as a micropolitical exercise en
dc.type Book chapter en


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