Impact of School Leadership on Provision of Quality Education in Tanzania: A case of Selected Public Primary School in Kigoma Ujiji Municipality

Pendo, Suzana (2017) Impact of School Leadership on Provision of Quality Education in Tanzania: A case of Selected Public Primary School in Kigoma Ujiji Municipality. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study investigates the “Impact of School Leadership on Provision of Quality Education in Tanzania: The Case of Selected Public Primary Schools in Kigoma Ujiji Municipality. The main objective of the study was to examine impact of school leadership on provision of quality education in Tanzania. The study has three specific objectives, first, to assess how the school leadership affects quality of education provision in primary schools, second to examine whether there are other factors that affect quality of education in primary schools and to find out appropriate measures to improve quality of education in primary schools. The study adopted qualitative and quantitative research design. Data were collected from sample of 87 respondents.During selection of representative sample, the study applied purposive and random sampling techniques. The research collected data used closed questionnaires which analyzed by the use of excel and SPSS software. On side of open questionnaire, interview, focus group discussion and documentary review analysis was done through content analysis. The findings revealed that factors that lower quality of education in primary school includes lack of leadership vision contributes to the lack the inability to change poor leading practice, the belief by head teachers that their service is operating well, and lack of awareness of issues or risks to children due to poor leadership. The study recommend quality of leadership of the in service and newly school head teachers should be improved by conducting intensive leadership training and professional development in all aspects of school management. Also proper policy should be made to regulate leadership matters of the primary schools

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: 05 Oct 2018 17:10
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2018 17:10
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2118

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