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ERIC Number: EJ888208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Parent-Community Involvement in School Governance and Its Effects on Teacher Effectiveness and Improvement of Learner Performance: A Study of Selected Primary and Secondary Schools in Botswana
Boaduo, Nana Adu-Pipim; Milondzo, K. S.; Adjei, Alex
Educational Research and Reviews, v4 n3 p96-105 Mar 2009
This study surveyed 45 selected primary and secondary schools in Botswana which aimed to identify how parent and community involvement in the governance of schools affect teacher effectiveness and improvement of learner performance. The study started from January 2005 to December 2006. Literature review, administration of questionnaires, interview schedules and local conferencing at the chiefs' palaces (kgotla) and in churches were used to gather data. The conclusion that could be drawn is that in schools where parents and community involvement is visible, teachers are highly effective and this contributes to learners' positive behaviour and improvement in their performance. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Community; Parents; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Botswana