Comparison Of Leadership Practices In Public And Private Secondary Schools In District Swabi

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Wajeeha Sardar , Parveen Khan , Amir Ullah


Leadership plays a significant role in the enhancement of learning institutes. This study explores the leadership practices (administrative, management, financial, and daily routine) of the principals in public and private secondary schools of district Swabi. The study population included all school principals and teachers from public and private secondary schools in Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The researcher used a simple random sampling technique. The sample of the study consists of 117 public and private secondary schools in the Swabi district, KP. 5-point Likert's scale Questionnaires was used (for principals and teachers) in private and public schools. The researcher analyzed quantitative data through inferential statistics. For hypotheses testing, correlation, and independent sample t-test were used. It was concluded from the study that principals delegate tasks to teachers to give them a sense of responsibility, Whenever a teacher has an issue during his or her school, as a standard bearer, make sure that the professional learning exercises of teachers are guided by the school's instructional objectives They take the initiative to discuss matters, the school management and principals use incentives strategy for teachers to increase their motivation towards work, give orientation to new staff and students on school activities and goals. The study recommended that principals may build confidence in distributing duties to teachers and develops a sense of responsibility among all the teachers, provides orientation for new staff and students on school activities, and also need the formation of committees to bring about efficiency in school administration.

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