Planning in the school context: how it works?

Alghanabousi, Nasser and A. Ghani, Muhammad Faizal (2010) Planning in the school context: how it works? In: Seminar Kurikulum Dan Teknologi Pendidikan, 28 Oktober 2010, Universiti Malaya. (Submitted)

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The aim of this paper is to explore how the leaders in the school context plan their work, especially the goal setting process from their perspectives as well as their staff perspectives. Therefore, the focus will be on two schools in the south-east zone in Oman. Data reported in this article were gathered from two schools located in Southeast region in the Sultanate of Oman. Selection of participants is critical in qualitative research; therefore, the researcher used purposeful sampling to identify the two instructional leaders whose total experience was not less than 3 years in the same school that involved in school performance evaluation system. The sample was selected from those schools where a school level doorkeeper accepts to take place in the study. Semi-structure interview approach is used as the prime source of data, direct observations and document analysis. Interviews were recorded and transcribed literally and translated from Arabic to English. Transcripts were iteratively read and coded, then analyzed using the constant-comparative method. Findings were grouped into 3 units: (a) Setting goals through the annual school plan, (b) Overlapping in the process of goal setting and, (c) Measuring the goal achievement through the time frame. Once unitized and coded, explanation were then entered into the database for analysis.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Instructional leadership; goal setting; teacher’s performance evaluation.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 03:01
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2018 07:17

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