Managerial Problems in Private Schools and their Effect on Education from the Perspectives of Principals, Teachers, Parents and Students in North Palestine Districts

Year: 
2004
Discussion Committee: 
Supervisors: 
Dr. Wa’el Alqadi
Authors: 
Amneh Ezzat Aniis Saleh
Abstract: 
This study aimed at recognizing the degree of Managerial problems in the private schools and their effect on education from the perspective of principals, teachers, parents, and students in north Palestine districts, through answering the study question: The study population consisted of all the principals of the private schools in north Palestine districts and included (59) principals and all schools’ teachers (628) and of all the students’ and their parents (9777). Collected data were then analyzed using the statistical package SPSS in order to answer the study question: What is the degree of Managerial problems in the private schools and their effect on education from the perspective of principals, teachers, Parents, and students? The results of the study showed the followings: The degree of the managerial problems related to principals, parents, students and teachers and this was done through the proposed hypothesis: No statistically significant differences were observed at (α = 0.05 ) related to the managerial problems with respect to the variables; district, gender, age, educational qualifications, socioeconomic status, parents qualifications, experience, location of school and educational level. The degree of the managerial problems related to principals was high, (financially related to motivation and others related to teachers). It was found to be high among those working in Tulkarem district followed by those in Nablus, Qalqelia, Jenin and for those working in mixed schools. Male principals of the age category (26-33) were distinctive in this respect. With respect to managerial problems related to teachers, the heist degrees were observed for problems related to (principal, students and teachers themselves) and the degree percentage was 74.04. There were no statistically significant differences for the degree of managerial problems among teachers related to the various tested variables with the exception of; married, gender among those in mixed schools, location of school and in favor of those working in villages. With respect to parents, managerial problems the degree was very high for problems related to principal, teachers and parents themselves and the degree percentage was 73.60. There were no statistically significant differences for the degree of managerial problems among parents teachers related to gender and district; however there were significant differences for the variables of child number, occupation, and location of school. With respect to students, managerial problems the degree was very high for problems related to principal and teachers and there were no statistically significant differences for the degree of managerial problems among students related to gender, occupation and educational qualifications of parents; however there were significant differences for the variables of district and educational levels. The study recommends furthering expanding investigations for such problems to cover all districts in order to recognize the effectiveness of such schools and their benefits to the community. It also recommends regular evaluation and monitoring for such schools through the Ministry of Education in order to evaluate the level of offered services and it is also recommended that special training programs for principals and managerial staff concerns, responsibilities and working conditions related community special needs.
Full Text: 
Pages Count: 
191
Status: 
Published