This study sought to find out the challenges facing administrators of basic
private schools in Ghana and identify administrative strategies of responding
positively to such challenges. It specifically identified challenges faced in the
administration and management of basic private schools in areas of managing:
people, learning resources, finance and school-community relationship, the
strategies that administrators used in handling these challenges, and the various
forms of support given by Government and community to private basic schools in
The study was descriptive in nature and involved 92 respondents made-up
of 27 headteachers and 65 teachers. Two sets of structured questionnaires were
developed for the study. Data gathered were analysed using the SPSS (version
17.0) and Microsoft Office Excel (2007). Frequencies, simple percentages and
graphs were used to present data gathered.
It emerged that the main challenges of staff retention were personal
development, poor remuneration and job security. Also, all Grade C and few
Grade B schools had problems in getting pupils for admissions. Payment of
School fees was identified as the most significant source of funds to the basic
It was recommended that public-private partnership would significantly
reduce many of these challenges, and result in the provision of effective and
efficient quality teaching and learning for pupils in these basic private schools.
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