Challenges Facing Effective School Management of Community Secondary Schools in Nyamagana District, Mwanza Tanzania.

Mwaka, Zainab Hussein (2021) Challenges Facing Effective School Management of Community Secondary Schools in Nyamagana District, Mwanza Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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In 2000s’, the Tanzania government has made considerable strides in expanding secondary education, popularly known as community secondary schools. However, accessibility to secondary education especially to the rural community remains poor and the standard of secondary education remains a problem as well. The study came up with specific objectives which are; to examine the challenges facing management of community secondary school, to determine whether the community secondary school were regularly monitored and supervised, to find out strategies that can improve the management of communities secondary schools. Also, the study employed mixed method approaches, qualitative and quantitative to get data about the study, with case study of Nyamagana District Council in Mwanza region where the results used; samples of 120 respondents consisting of the head of schools, board members, DEO, parents, students and the teaching staffs. Primary data were gathered through questionnaires and interviews to determine the capacities of school officials in the management of schools and various strategies they need to apply in managing community secondary schools. Furthermore, the study came out with the findings that 1228 of the teaching staffs do not have in-service training and management strategies which are required to manage these CSSs and the study finds out that teachers should be given enough salaries and allowences. Lastly, the study concluded by recommending government to consider in-service training to the teaching staff, improve school infrastructure, and ensuring monitoring and supervision to ensure quality management of the schools. Keywords: Management, Management as Discipline and Management as an Art.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2023 08:59
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2023 08:59

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