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# Participatory - collaborative administration of a school unit – the role of the Teachers' Council

Koutsiai Georgia; Ioannidou Irene

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{
"publisher": "Zenodo",
"DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.3598446",
"container_title": "Journal of Contemporary Education, Theory & Research",
"title": "Participatory - collaborative administration of a school unit \u2013 the role of the Teachers' Council",
"issued": {
"date-parts": [
[
2018,
4,
27
]
]
},
"abstract": "<p><em>The present project refers to the results of a quantitative research performed throughout the region of Larisa about the application of participatory administration in Greek schools. More specifically, it concerns the participation of the Teachers&rsquo; Council in decision making on subjects revolving around the function and administration of a school in Greece (our country), all according to the European educational and political expansion of democratic and participatory processes. The results showed that, on its majority, participatory administration is applied, and that is quite satisfactory. Decisions on subjects regarding school function are mostly collaborative and followed by all members of the Teachers&rsquo; Council, who declared that only sometimes are they called to validate a principal&rsquo;s already taken settlement. However, most educators are adamant on the need to improve the role of the Teachers&rsquo; Council, proposing mostly the right election of scholar administrators, the need for clear separation of jurisdiction between teachers and principals, the offer of motive and the possibility of bigger flexibility in school units.</em></p>",
"author": [
{
"family": "Koutsiai Georgia"
},
{
"family": "Ioannidou Irene"
}
],
"page": "15-20",
"volume": "2",
"note": "SUBMITTED: JANUARY 2018, REVISION SUBMITTED: FEBRUARY 2018, ACCEPTED: MARCH 2018, REFEREED ANONYMOUSLY, PUBLISHED ONLINE: 27 APRIL 2018",
"type": "article-journal",
"issue": "1",
"id": "3598446"
}
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