Management of Crises in Tanzanian Secondary Schools

Nkya, Joram Elly (2013) Management of Crises in Tanzanian Secondary Schools. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study was about the management of crises in Tanzanian secondary schools. The purpose of this study was to examining the management of crises in Tanzanian secondary schools. Its objectives were to identify types of crises, causes, managing mechanisms, crisis effects and to provide suggestions on the ways for effective management of crises in Tanzanian secondary schools. The study was carried out at Azania, Tambaza, Jangwani, Kibasila and Pugu secondary schools in Dar es Salaam. The population for the study included students, teachers and educational managers. The questionnaire and the interviewing methods were adopted in collecting information for the study. The sample size for the study was179, of this 171 completed the questionnaire.8 were interviewed. The descriptive method was used in data analysis. The study revealed that, there were patterns of crises in Tanzanian secondary schools caused by administrative, social and Academic problems. The study also showed that crises that arise in Tanzania secondary schools had effects on academic, administrative, discipline and environment of the schools. The researcher recommended that crisis in Tanzanian secondary school should be stamped out. Efforts to identify them before they were a problem should be increased. Efforts to rectify the situation so as to wipe-out crises in Tanzanian secondary schools should be redoubled. Difficulties in administrative, social and academic functions as well as services in schools must be managed so as to avoid crises in schools. The bad effects of crises to schools should be minimized and controlled. They should be used as challenges and a stepping-stones to success.

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: 14 Jan 2016 11:58
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 11:58
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/891

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