IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP INDUCTION TRAINING ON HEADTEACHER'S MANAGEMENT SKILLS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY IN SINDH, PAKISTAN

Authors

  • Zakir Hussain Gopang, Anjum Bano Kazimi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v5i2.522

Abstract

Professional skills and experiences are acquired through different kinds of training such as inductive training which has a significant impact on the head teacher’s management skills. This type of management and professional experience was provided to newly appointed headteachers in 2017 in Sindh, Pakistan. This experience has shaped management attitudes about job skills, rules and regulations, and requirements of the job assignment according to modern lines. Recognizing its importance and significance Sindh government made training compulsory for all newly appointed headteachers of the school education and literacy department. The objectives of this research are to explore the impact of Induction Training on the head teacher's administrative management skills, how it remained helpful in bringing about desired results, and its strength and weakness in acquired experiences in professional practices. This research study is qualitative by method and descriptive in purpose. The population of the current research study was 937headteachers from Sindh and the Sample was selected from 15 well-experienced headteachers having vast knowledge about administration. The purposive Sampling technique was observed in the current study. The design of this research study is phenomenology, the lived experiences about the phenomenon. The data were collected through a semi-structured interview protocol. The thematic analysis was made, and the themes were generated. The findings of this study have emerged from the themes that learning experiences have a great impact and significance on head teachers’ management skills, likewise 1- through inductive training 2-developing inclusive and conducive environment 3- human resource and management, and 4-learning outcomes in basic education through Planning & Development, Administrative Management, and academic development. This study is helpful and effective for leadership development and management of schools in Sindh, Pakistan.

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Published

2022-06-30

How to Cite

Zakir Hussain Gopang, Anjum Bano Kazimi. (2022). IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP INDUCTION TRAINING ON HEADTEACHER’S MANAGEMENT SKILLS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY IN SINDH, PAKISTAN. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.52337/pjer.v5i2.522