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Joint principalship: Co-principals working as equals and their democracy assignment
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
2014 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The aim of the paper is to contribute understanding about how co-principals who work in fruitful relationships may bring democratic values to schooling. The concept of co-principalship is part of the shared and distributed leadership research area. Data from three cases of co-principalship are used as illustrations. When two share the principal position, and develop their principalship through informal negotiation, this democratic and power sharing approach is given symbolic meaning in their school organisation. Co-principalship is found to bring a potential of democratic values by role modelling and work processes, spread throughout the school organisation. Joint principalship is a conceptualisation of sharing between principals on a basis of complete collaboration where formal hierarchic equality is in place and work tasks are merged.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014.
Keyword [en]
Joint principalship, Democracy assignment, Shared leadership
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Educational Sciences
Research subject
Education
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-110040OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-110040DiVA: diva2:768644
Conference
The Conference for Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, OLKC. April 23-24, 2014, Oslo, Norway.
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Delat ledarskap - en alternativ berättelse. Om föreställningar, chefspraktik och lagstiftning
Funder
Forte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, 2013-0774
Available from: 2014-12-04 Created: 2014-12-04 Last updated: 2015-03-10Bibliographically approved

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