TITLE

EXPLORING THE SUPPORT OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS IN FULFILLING HEADTEACHERS' VISION: IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Tariq, Muhammad Naeem; Sharf, Nowshaba; Ishaque, Muhammad Sohail; Noor, Farzana; Burfat, Ghulam Muhammad
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Oct2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Headteachers' vision and school improvement are tightly bound to each other and headteachers (HTs) are known as the key person with this process. Where instances of school improvement exist there is always an effective HT has a team of teachers who equally involve the students in the process. This study was conducted to explore the support of teachers and students in fulfilling HTs' vision in school improvement in the primary schools. It was a quantitative study, however data collected through observations and semi structured interviews, gave the research a qualitative dimensions as well. So, mixed methods were adopted in this study to explore the support of teachers and students in achieving HTs' vision of school improvement. This paper includes introduction, review of literature, data collection, methodology, analysis of the data. It emerged from the results & discussion that visionary HTs could only bring improvement in the schools with the involvement of teachers and students in decision making, and recommendations are also made at the end.
ACCESSION #
85817855

 

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