How do team(s) work in a Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Karachi? by Atique ur-Rehman

How do team(s) work in a Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Karachi?

byAtique ur-Rehman

Kobo ebook | December 8, 2011

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Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2008 in the subject Pedagogy - Common Didactics, Educational Objectives, Methods, , language: English, abstract: This qualitative study investigates and develops an in-depth understanding of teamwork in a Government Girls Higher Secondary School Karachi. The study was conducted to gain a qualitative insight into teamwork process. Exploring how team(s) work in the school, and what consequences they lead to. This thesis argues that teamwork is an effective dimension which bridges the gaps between teachers and management. The study focuses on the Management Team, how it works, and how it influences other teams. The Management Team work described in four areas: origin of teamwork, the Management Teams activities, teachers and students' perceptions about teamwork and the consequences of teamwork. The study was contextual which required the qualitative case study paradigm. Interviews and observations were the main methods of data collection. It has analyzed the data using grounded theory development approach. The study was conducted in a Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Karachi. The primary research participants were three members of the Management Team (headmistress, two teachers), while secondary research participants were two teachers, and two students who were not involved in the Management Team. The major findings of the study are: Teamwork leads to collectivism, develops a caring relationship, enhances commitment to school, and tends to lead to distributed leadership. The study offers insights for school headteachers/headmistress, educational manager and teachers. It points out the importance of working together in improving school collaborative culture, building teams, and distributing task. The thesis also highlights teamwork effectiveness in terms of teachers' involvement in the school management.

Title:How do team(s) work in a Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Karachi?Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 8, 2011Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3656079951

ISBN - 13:9783656079958

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