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Leading Schools for Improvement Practices and Challenges in Secondary Schools of North Shoa Zone Oromia Regional State

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dc.contributor.advisor Kedir, Hussen
dc.contributor.author Fikadu, Asfaw
dc.date.accessioned 2021-01-13T08:20:48Z
dc.date.available 2021-01-13T08:20:48Z
dc.date.issued 2020-12
dc.identifier.uri http://etd.aau.edu.et/handle/123456789/24639
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to identify those practices and challenges of leading schools for improvement in secondary schools of North Shoa Zone. To carry out this study descriptive survey method was employed. Participants of the study were 180 teachers, 13 principals, and 7supervisor. They involved in the study being selected using simple random sampling and purposive sampling methods. The data were collected by using a questionnaire, interview, and document analysis. Both qualitative and quantitative data analysis method were employed in order to reach to the results. Data obtained through questionnaire were analyzed and summarized using statistical package for the social science (SPSS Version 24.0) software analysis. Statistical tools such as frequency count, percentage, mean and standard deviation, were calculated. The finding of the study indicate that the school leader need to be independent and free to make decisions with guideline of leading: assignment of leading school for improvement based on talent, knowledge qualities or know how needed, the school leaders should be valuable at the top level of management by successful chief executive. Thus, the concerned bodies need to assign school leaders with attributes such as decisiveness, assertiveness, integrity, enthusiasm, imagination, willingness to work hard, analytical ability, understanding others, abilities to create opportunities for good governance and handing diversity and practical implementation of secularism. Besides, ability to meet unpleasant situations, ability to adopt to quickly to change and willingness to task risks, the school leaders need to be educated enough to gather, synthesize and interpret large amount of information and need to be able to create vision, mission, solve problem and make objective or rational decision based on fact and reasoning, the school leaders should be those who have deep knowledge and be able to make well-informed decisions and able to understand the implications of the decisions and extraversions. Finally, the government and academic institute should design policy or curriculum and criteria of selecting trance leaders which enable the school leaders be equipped with the necessary and successful leading schools for improvement. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher AAU en_US
dc.title Leading Schools for Improvement Practices and Challenges in Secondary Schools of North Shoa Zone Oromia Regional State en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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