INVESTIGATING THE LEADERSHIP ROLE IN TEACHER EDUCATION INSTITUTES: A STUDY BASED ON SINDH GOVERNMENT INSTITUTES
Shah Nawaz Sahito ()
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Shah Nawaz Sahito: School Education & literacy Department Govt of Sindh
IBT Journal of Business Studies (JBS), 2019, vol. 15, issue 1, 15-12
The main purpose of this research study is to determine the leadership role in public sector teachers training institutes in Sindh, province of Pakistan. The study is focused on themes the problems/ pressures such as social, political infl uence particularly at managerial/leadership level, intrinsic sense of responsibility, operational procedures in department, individual responsibility and challenges in faculty training and development faced by top leadership of Teachers training institutes. The primary source of data collection used for the professionals is based on the comprehensive survey; welldesigned tools such as questionnaire comprised of thirty closed ended items on a fi ve-pointLikertscale which was developed in consultation with the language and subject experts that are used as sampling instruments, and certain items were revised after pilot testing. After this procedure, construct and content validity of questionnaire was determined, the researcher has visited personally those institutions which were included in the population of research study, and random sampling has been used as sampling technique to collect the data. Ethical consideration was ensured in research to save respondents from any problem in the future; special care was given to the language so as not to hurt the respondentsâ€™ race, caste, creed and culture.Theresponses had been analyzed statistically using regression analysis. The respondents of the study included offi cers of Grade 17 and above from the Leadership of Education & literacy Department. Priority was given to those offi ces that possessed experience in academic as well as managerial level such as teacher educators /trainers, professors and Heads of Teachers Training Institutions in Sindh, a province of Pakistan. The fi ndings of this study is concluded on the eff ectiveness of the leadership provided by the head fi gure in these teachers training institutes is not greatly aff ected due to problems such as non-availability of physical facilities in the institutions, or the fi nancial problems and academic, professional qualifi cation and experience. However, the eff ectiveness of teacher education leadership was signifi cantly aff ected due to political infl uence, undue transfers of intuitions heads, suspensions or punishment had the negative impact on the eff ectiveness of leadership. The study suggested reasonable modifi cations in internal process of institutes and their practical application such as recruitment and appraisal on merit basis and avoiding undue suspension or transfer of management staff .
Keywords: Teacher Education Leader; Educational Institutes; Teacher Education Institutes; Leadership (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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