The Roles Of Principals In The Management Of Secondary School, A Case Study Of Some Selected Schools In Kebbi State

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ABSTRACT

Secondary education occupies a strategic position in the national education system. The secondary school is an institution established for refining human beings in terms of skills, behavior and all round excellence. A Principal is regarded as the leader and head of secondary school; he is responsible for all that happens in the school who administers the school with other teaching and non teaching staff, the principal is directly in every aspect of school operation and his primary aim is determining the school quality and character. His roles in the management of schools covers many areas which include leadership, teacher evaluation, student discipline, hiring of new teachers, staff delegation and parent community relations. This study was conducted to look into the roles of principals in the management of secondary schools in some selected secondary schools in kebbi metropolis. Twelve schools were randomly selected through educational boards, Two hundred questionnaires were administered. One hundred and forty questionnaires for the principals and forty for the teachers and the results obtained were applied in computing coefficient of correlation between two sets of data collected independently and further analyze, the findings showed that there was a sharp departure between the views of principals and those of their teachers on whether principals were instructional or administrative leaders of their schools. In the light of the findings, it was recommended that principals should try as much as possible to give much emphasis on both Instructional and Administrative duties to ensure smooth running of activities in the schools, it also recommends that principals should have firm grip of their curriculum in order to offer useful advice or assistance to the teacher’s e.t.c.

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APA

The Public Access, L (2021). The Roles Of Principals In The Management Of Secondary School, A Case Study Of Some Selected Schools In Kebbi State. Afribary.com: Retrieved April 20, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-roles-of-principals-in-the-management-of-secondary-school-a-case-study-of-some-selected-schools-in-kebbi-state

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Library, The Public Access. "The Roles Of Principals In The Management Of Secondary School, A Case Study Of Some Selected Schools In Kebbi State" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 08 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-roles-of-principals-in-the-management-of-secondary-school-a-case-study-of-some-selected-schools-in-kebbi-state . Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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Library, The Public Access. "The Roles Of Principals In The Management Of Secondary School, A Case Study Of Some Selected Schools In Kebbi State". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 08 Apr. 2021. Web. 20 Apr. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-roles-of-principals-in-the-management-of-secondary-school-a-case-study-of-some-selected-schools-in-kebbi-state >.

Chicago

Library, The Public Access. "The Roles Of Principals In The Management Of Secondary School, A Case Study Of Some Selected Schools In Kebbi State" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed April 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-roles-of-principals-in-the-management-of-secondary-school-a-case-study-of-some-selected-schools-in-kebbi-state