ERIC Number: EJ1018400
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan-10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 51
To What Extent Should Schools Be Autonomous?
Educational Research and Reviews, v9 n1 p24-33 Jan 2014
The aim of the research is to present school managers' viewpoints about "school autonomy" program in our country and accordingly determine the degree of school managers' autonomy request. The research was made by using scanning method. The research consists of school managers who are working in preschools, elementary schools, secondary schools and high schools in Istanbul center. The sample consists of 374 school managers who were selected by random sampling. The data were collected with the help of survey which was formed by considering budget, material and human resources of schools, which were in "school autonomy" program. This survey was developed by Eurydice European Unit. SPSS package software (frequency, percentage, average, standard deviation) was used in analysing the data. While comparing the quantitative data, t-test was used in order to find out the difference between two groups, One Way Anova Test was used in comparison of parameters between more than two groups and Scheffe Test was used to identify which group was making difference. They were also interpreted.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Autonomy, Administrator Attitudes, School Administration, Principals, Administrator Characteristics, Educational Finance, Demography, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Predictor Variables, Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Questionnaires
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey