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dc.contributor.advisor Pollard, Michael
dc.contributor.author Dotzler, Doreen Alma
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-29T19:37:56Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-29T19:37:56Z
dc.date.issued 1993
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/1149
dc.description 72 leaves ; 29 cm. en
dc.description.abstract Support, based on a literature review, and reflective analysis of interviews with three administrators in rural Alberta, is presented in a plea for a greater visibility of women in school leadership. Women, through their goals, values, commitment, and expertise, have contributed in significant and valuable ways to the education community. While women have been responsible for most of the teaching and a great deal of the informal leadership in the schools, there is overwhelming evidence that their participation in formal roles of school administration has been extremely circumscribed. Continuing statistics and reports indicate that, despite their increased interest and achievements, women are vastly underrepresented in school leadership. The literature review, results of the interviews and personal experience validate women's effective leadership skills and abilities. Barriers which serve to exclude women from leadership are then examined, as are accommodations undertaken to overcome those barriers. Schools, operating as communities of leaders and learners, must assume their responsibility by providing more equitable opportunities in leadership, in curriculum and practice. A greater inclusion of women at all levels of educational leadership is essential in order to effect the rationalization, valuation and integration of women's and men's contributions to society. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1993 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education) en
dc.subject Women in education -- Alberta en
dc.subject Women school administrators -- Alberta en
dc.subject Sexism in education -- Alberta en
dc.subject Sexual discrimination in employment -- Alberta en
dc.title Visibility of women in school leadership en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Education en

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