Assessing The Teaching-Learning Roles Of Instructional Leadership In Some Selected Primaey Schools

Assessing The Teaching-Learning Roles Of Instructional Leadership In Some Selected Primaey Schools

Yayew Genet Chekol and Ketema Joro Ayane

Salale University


The purpose of this study was to investigate teaching –learning roles of instructional leadership in the full cycle primary schools of Chilga woreda, Central Gondar Zone. To meet the objectives of the sudy descriptive survey design was employed. Teachers, principals, supervisors, and woreda education officers were used as primary sources of data, and annual reports and different document records used as secondary sources of data. Regarding to sampling, teachers were selected by lottery method, and principals, supervisors and woreda education officers were selected by purposive sampling method. Questionnaires, interview and document analysis were used as data collection instruments and the data were analyzed through mean, standard deviation and compare means. The finding of this study revealed that almost all instructional leaders were subject specialists, lacks skill and training, and lacks commitment and moral to accomplish their tasks and severe shortage of finance. Based on the findings, it was concluded that: Schools were to some extent incapable of enhancing teachers’ professional skill development and improving the quality of education. The stated vision and defined mission in the school did not command the ownership of its potential stakeholders since it was not supported by its potential stakeholders. Instructional leaders did not possess the required skill, knowledge and attitude through training. In line with the above findings and conclusions it was recommended that: to equip instructional leaderships with necessary knowledge, attitude and skills the Region, Zone and Woreda Education Officials may arrange workshops, seminars, short and long term training in collaboration with different universities, colleges and NGO’s and schools need to think of their own income generating sources on top of government budget through improving their relationship with local NGO’s and school communities by preparing project proposal and submit to international donors.

Keywords: instructional leadership, practice, challenges, full cycle primary schools, principals

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Yayew Genet Chekol and Ketema Joro Ayane. Assessing The Teaching-Learning Roles Of Instructional Leadership In Some Selected Primaey Schools. Journal of eSciences, 2019, 2:10


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