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Title: Managerial skills and teachers’ adherence to professional Code of conduct among primary schools in Koboko district Uganda
Authors: David, Dimba Kenyi
Keywords: Education management and administration
Managerial skills
Teachers’ adherence
Professional Code
Primary schools
Koboko district
Issue Date: Nov-2013
Publisher: Kampala international international: College of Education, open and distance learning
Abstract: The study intended to establish the relationship between Managerial Skills and Teachers’ adherence to Professional Code of Conduct among Primaly Schools in Koboko District Uganda. It was guided by four objectives these include; a) To determine the demographic profile of the respondents with respect to teachers and Head teachers in terms of: Marital status, age, educational qualification, position in the school and length of experience b) To find out the level of managerial skills of a Head teacher among Primary Schools in Koboko District Uganda. c) To investigate the level of Teacher’s adherence to professional code of conduct among Primary Schools in Koboko District Uganda. D) To establish the relationship between managerial skills and teachers’ adherence to professional code of conduct among Primary Schools in Koboko District Uganda. A descriptive correlational, cross-sectional and export-facto design were used. Data analysis was done using frequencies, percentages, means, and Pearson linear correlation coefficiency (PLCC). The findings indicated that majority of respondents were male (over 52%),between 40-59 years of age over 44%, over (81%) were married ,majority were bachelor’s degree holders (over 54%) and over 52% were teachers and over 57% had spent 2-4 years in that area. The level of managerial skills was good indicating that teachers are trained how to manage their classes by technical skills, team building, human skills, conceptual skills, diagnostic skills, delegation skills, decision making skills and conflict management skills hence performing better. The level of teachers’ professional code of conduct was good also and a conclusion was made that the teachers’ code of conduct suits their professional hence creating a change in a society that differ from other professions. The null hypothesis of the study is no significant relationship between the levels of managerial skills and teacher’s professional code of conduct was rejected and the alternative was accepted~ A conclusion was taken that increase in the level of managerial skills even teacher’s professional code of conduct will improve at 95% level of significance. The research recommended that; the teachers should be trained the technical skills like how to operate the computers and how to handle other gadgets that may pertain to teaching; there is a need to help teachers to improve on their team work building especially on admission of mistakes and recognition of the value of team members.; there is a need to help teacher have the ability to organize information to better understanding and taking of broad and far sighted view of the school hence improving on the conceptual skills; there should be a need to improve on the relationships of teachers with their co-workers hence improving on diagnostic skills in koboko district; the teachers should be helped so that they understand the student’s differences and back ground; there is a need for the government to ensure that teachers have social skills to help students to be able to handle unforeseen circumstances
Description: A Thesis Presented to the College of Higher Degrees and Research of Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for Master’s Degree in Educational Management
Appears in Collections:Masters of Educational Management and Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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