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A comparative study of current practice to appoint head teachers in England and the USA

Mohammed S. Barjjash


This paper is based on a review of relevant literature, which draws comparisons between the current practice in the appointment of head teachers in advanced countries (England - which refers to England and Wales in this paper - and the United States). The recruitment and selection systems of school head teachers in both countries, with a focus on the similarities and differences between these systems. It also outlines the challenges that schools face in the USA and England to meet their demand for qualified head teachers. Recommendations are given to improve the selection system.  


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