A Study of principles and teacher’s role towards school performance

Zunaira Fatima, Shazia Bibi, Ghulam Zainab

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For the Quality of education, the leader and the teacher’s attitude is very important for institutes’ performance. In secondary schools of Pakistan head teachers are the leaders. The main purpose of the study was to find out the role of head teachers’ and teachers towards school performance. The study was delimited to head teachers and teachers of district Sargodha. This was a descriptive research based on quantitative research design. Survey method was used to collect data from head teachers and teachers. Perception of head teachers and teachers were taken on a two self-developed tool including 39 items for teachers and 43 item for Head teachers having reliability of 0.72 and 0.85 respectively. Hence a sample of 60 head teachers (30 male and 30 female) and 240 teachers (120 male and 120 female) were selected randomly. School performance was evaluated by the result percentage of matriculation. Major findings showed that school performance is significantly affected by head teachers’ poor communication with teachers, head teachers’ personality, head teachers’ encouragement, proper check and balance in high performing school. It was also concluded that school performance is affected by teacher’s gender, and teacher’s attitude in high performing schools. Correlation analysis revealed significantly positive relationship between school performance and principals’ leadership. By multiple linear regression analysis, it was concluded that school performance is affected by teachers’ attitude, teachers’ methodology and teaching assessment in high performing schools.



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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21015/vtess.v9i3.764

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