THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LEADERSHIP INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAM IN SINDH, PAKISTAN.
Induction training is a type of training that is offered at the beginning of a career to the newly recruited persons to orient and train them about the job description, job environment, job ethics, values, pertaining rules, and job requirement. It was the first time in the history of Sindh that leadership induction training was provided to the newly recruited head teachers in 2017, realizing its role and importance, the government of Sindh had made it mandatory in 2017 for all the newly appointed schools' leaders. The purpose and objectives of the current research study are to evaluate the effectiveness of this leadership induction program, its strengths and weaknesses, and gaps in its implementation. The current research study is quantitative in method and descriptive by purpose. The population of this study is 937 and the sample of 204 trained head teachers. The data was collected through a simple random sampling technique. The quantitative research analysis was done through descriptive statistics. Findings revealed that the majority of head teachers are satisfied that this training is effective for leadership development, and about the content relevance and practical usability of training modules A-Planning and development B-Administrative Management & C-Academic Management, It identified strength as well as the effectiveness of the program, but on module D-financial Management, they showed their concern. This research study has great potential to provide proper suggestions for the policymakers and planners for its further improvement in this program and removing the gaps.