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ERIC Number: EJ1109241
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Recruitment of Support Staff in Tanzanian Secondary Schools
Mwaisumo, William Nathan
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n19 p86-89 2016
This paper focuses on the meaning, classification and types of support staff, their contributions towards conducive teaching and learning environments, conditions required/attributes required for support staff to be employed in temporally or permanent terms. It further identifies current situations and challenges in recruitment and recruited (employed) support staff in Tanzanian secondary schools, basing on a minor survey. The survey is challenging the ongoing Secondary Education Development Programme (SEDP I&II 2004-2015) from the human resources perspective. The demand for human resources to meet the need of quality education remains high. The main reward of the SEDP I&II programme is the increased number of schools, teaching staff and facilities and to the great extent the recruitment of support staff is almost neglected whilst there is a high demand of them. In short the survey justifies the need of support staff in or schools. The paper also proposes approaches to school administration in recruiting support staff for the aim improving the quality of education and therefore helping the school to excel a superb achievement and development in both academic and School community. Thus, for the reason of heading to the better education, recruitment of support staff in Tanzanian schools is obligatory for the reason of providing conducive environment for school management, teaching and learning. Every position in the school, regardless of what that job is, adds to the success of the school and therefore learning outcomes for the students as a whole. In short, it is a team effort.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Tanzania
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