SECONDARY SCHOOL LEADERSHIP’S GOVERNANCE ISSUES: CHALLENGES TO CREATING STUDENT-CENTERED ENVIRONMENT

Authors

  • Shahriyar
  • Khisro Kaleem Raza
  • Ahsan Ur Rehman

Abstract

This study explored the challenges and issues the public sector school heads faced regarding to their authority to create learner-centered environment in their schools. The sample of the study consisted of 10 male school heads from District Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Semi-structured interviews were used to collect the data from the research participants. The findings revealed a number challenges and issues the school heads faced to their authority. The school heads identified lack of professionalism among the school teaching and non-teaching staff, over-burdened by the office work to carry out effective monitoring of teaching-learning process, and lack of decision-making powers to take immediate decisions in the best interests of the students. The study has important implication for the management of schools by school heads, researchers and policy makers.

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Published

2022-04-18

How to Cite

Shahriyar, Khisro Kaleem Raza, & Ahsan Ur Rehman. (2022). SECONDARY SCHOOL LEADERSHIP’S GOVERNANCE ISSUES: CHALLENGES TO CREATING STUDENT-CENTERED ENVIRONMENT. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 18(18), 1409-1418. Retrieved from https://www.archives.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/10974