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ERIC Number: EJ1017331
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
School Management Related Knowledge Levels of Primary School Teachers
Ugurlu, Celal Teyyar
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v13 n2 p907-912 Spr 2013
The knowledge levels of the teachers affect the qualifications of operations and transactions in schools. School management related knowledge of the teachers is an essential tool to reach the targets of the school. The objective of this study was to determine the school management related knowledge levels of the teachers. Qualitative and quantitative data collection methods were used in this study. Multiple choice questions that measured the knowledge levels of the teachers were used to obtain quantitative data. Qualitative data was obtained via semi-structured interview form. Qualitative interviews were conducted with two for each teacher who were chosen from ten different schools. The opinions of 316 teachers were evaluated in total for the quantitative data. Chi-square test was used in the analysis of the quantitative data to determine the relationship between the opinions according to the independent variable. In addition, frequency values and the percentages were determined depending on the questions. According to the quantitative results of the study, it was concluded that the teachers had middle knowledge level related to the positions and associations that were included in the school management. According to the qualitative results, teachers mainly held a view in the domains of student success, discipline and order, student absence and duties of board of teachers. As a result of the findings that were obtained with the both methods, it was concluded that the teachers had low knowledge level which affected the school management.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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