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ERIC Number: EJ1109420
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Politics of Educational Leadership: Its Implications for Secondary School Improvement in Rivers State
Agi, Ugochukwu Kysburn; Kalagbor, Levidoe; Anthony, Harrion
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n21 p72-79 2016
This paper viewed the educational system as a complex whole and a huge endeavour with numerous challenges that have emanated from the dynamic nature of society. The perceived functions of education for a rapidly changing society, has placed enormous pressure on the policy and programmes of education, on the curriculum and the organization and management of education generally. While policy and curriculum are fundamental and the enigma of the educational system, the educational system which involves the deployment of huge resources certainly requires the directional compass of leadership and management. The focus of this paper therefore, is the position of educational leadership in causing improvement in secondary school education in particular taking into consideration the politics involved in decisional resource of allocation and guidance in curriculum execution, professional issues, cooperation matters, students and staff personal issues, community participation, physical and financial issues and sundry matters.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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