Primary school teachers' perception of head teachers' curriculum supervision in Emgwen Division, Nandi North District, Kenya by Omulako Eman Jairo

Primary school teachers' perception of head teachers' curriculum supervision in Emgwen Division…

byOmulako Eman Jairo, Valentine Jepchumba

Kobo ebook | March 29, 2012

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Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2012 in the subject Pedagogy - The Teacher, Educational Leadership, Moi University, course: Education Management and Policy studies, language: English, abstract: This study assessed the primary teachers' of head teachers' curriculum supervision in Emgwen Division of Nandi North District, Kenya.The study sought to determine the primary school teachers, perception of the role of headteachers in communication of school mission ,involvement in curriculum supervision ,visible presence in the school, and provision of resourcses.Research design used was a decriptive survey based on contigency theory ofleadership.Proportionate samplimng was used to categorize schools according to zones and twenty schools were selected in the five zones. A total of one hundred and twenty teachers and twenty head teachers participated in the study.Head teachers were sampled purposively in each school while teachers were sampled randomly from each department. Questionnaires were used in collecting data. A pilot study was done in two schools in a neighboring Kapsabet Division to establish reliability of research instruments whereby test -retest method was used. A correlation coefficient of 0.71 was obtained. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics involving means, standard deviation,percentages and frequencies.Findings revealed that headteachers did not clearly involve teachers in the formulation of the school mission and neither were they involved n curriculum supervision. Furthermore they were not visibly present in every part of the school compound.The study recommends that the Government should provide funds to train headteachers and also provide sufficient resources.Head teachers should clearly explain the school mission and involve teachers in the formulation of the mission.They also have to be in school most of the time.It is expected that the findings of the study will be useful to policy makers and other stakeholders including head teachers and teachers on how to improve leadership. Key Words:Perception,Supervision,Curriculum

Title:Primary school teachers' perception of head teachers' curriculum supervision in Emgwen Division…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 29, 2012Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3656161747

ISBN - 13:9783656161745

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