An Assessment of Secondary Schools’ Head Teachers Effective Supervision in Teaching and Learning Process in Kinondoni Municipality

Masao, Hyasinta Moris (2017) An Assessment of Secondary Schools’ Head Teachers Effective Supervision in Teaching and Learning Process in Kinondoni Municipality. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study assessed the secondary school’s head teacher’s effective supervision in Teaching and Learning process and its consequences on students’ academic performance. The study employed both quantitative and qualitative research approaches in which descriptive research design was used. Four secondary schools,two high and two low performing schools from Kinondoni district in Dar es Salaam region were purposely selected to form sample schools. A sample of four heads of schools, sixty teachers, eighty students, one District Education Officer, and one head of District quality Assurance Department made total of one hundred and forty six respondents..Data were collected through questionnaires, interviews, and documentary review and thereafter analyzed by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) and the results presented in a form of descriptive statistics (mean, frequency). Also Chi-square test was used in analyzing the effect of head of school supervision of teaching and learning activities..The study found that High Performing Schools (HPS) had effectiveness in supervising teaching and learning activities compared to Low Performing Schools (LPS}. .It is concluded that effective supervision of teaching and learning activities by head of schools result into high students’ academic achievement compared to ineffective supervision. Consequently, schools with effective supervision of academic activities tended to have better academic performance than with relatively poor supervision. The study recommends that, teaching and learning activities.. Also the study recommends that, the government in collaboration with department of secondary schools education at MoEST should provide guideline for heads of schools effectiveness in supervision of teaching and learning activities.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2017 07:44
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 08:37
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1833

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