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Title: PRINCIPALS’ LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS AND THE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA
Authors: IVASE, AONDONA STEPHEN
Keywords: PRINCIPALS’ LEADERSHIP, EFFECTIVENESS, MANAGEMENT, PUBLIC, SECONDARY SCHOOLS, NORTH CENTRAL, NIGERIA
Issue Date: Sep-2019
Publisher: NONE
Citation: NONE
Series/Report no.: NONE;NONE
Abstract: This study examined Principals’ Leadership Effectiveness and Management of Public Secondary Schools in North Central Nigeria. The purpose of the study was to investigate impact of principals’ leadership effectiveness in the areas of instructional supervision, communication, provision of instructional materials, involvement of teachers in decision making, discipline, evaluation of students’ performance and community relation skills on the management of public secondary schools. Seven research questions guided the study and seven null hypotheses were formulated and tested. The review of literature was done under theoretical framework, conceptual framework and empirical studies. The study adopted survey research design. The population of the study comprised 34,473 teachers from 1,949 public secondary schools. A sample of 1,737 teachers was taken for the questionnaire and 100 for the interview schedule all from 100 public secondary schools using multi-stage sampling technique of Principals’ Leadership Questionnaire (PLEQ) with reliability coefficient of 0.97 and Interview schedule on Principals Leadership (IPL) were used for data collection. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions. Chi-Squire test was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The result showed that principals’ leadership effectiveness do significantly impact on management of secondary schools in the areas of instructional supervision, communication, provision of instructional materials, decision making, discipline, evaluation of students and community relation skills in the management. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended among others that principals should be adequately enlightened with more robust supervision strategies through seminars and conferences which may include classroom observation, analysis/strategy, post observation conferences and post conferences analysis and that Ministries of Education should make it mandatory for all school heads to be involved in students’ evaluation in order to assess teachers’ job outputs as well as students’ academic performance.
URI: http://bsuir.bsum.edu.ng:8080/jspui/handle/11409/562
ISSN: NONE
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