Supervision Practices between School Management Teams and Teachers in Public Secondary Schools in He Fei, China
Wei Yan, Jainabee L.S. Md. Kassim, Mohd Izham HJ Mohd Hamzah, Jamil Bin Ahmad
Available Online August 2013.
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- Instructional Supervision, Educational Management, Staff Development, Motivating & Organizing
- The objective of this case study is to explore the situations of supervision practices between members of school management teams and teachers in public secondary schools in He Fei, China. The conceptual framework developed on the “Model of Supervisory Practice” by Pajak (1990); meanwhile, combined with Chinese national conditions. 175 managers and 327 teachers participated in the survey randomly, then, the primary data were analyzed by professional statistic research methods. The research results are as following: Firstly, the overall level of supervision practices by managers’ viewpoint (mean = 4.129) and teachers’ viewpoint (mean = 3.586) is at high level (mean = 3.41—4.20). Secondly, based on the dimension of instructional programs (t = 2.323, p = 0.021), the mean score of younger managers is higher than older managers significantly. Thirdly, among dimensions of communication (t = 2.140, p = 0.033), staff development (t = 2.415, p = 0.017), motivating & organizing (t = 2.271, p = 0.024) and curriculum (t = 2.407, p = 0.017), inexperienced teachers have higher mean scores than experienced teachers significantly.
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TY - CONF AU - Wei Yan AU - Jainabee L.S. Md. Kassim AU - Mohd Izham HJ Mohd Hamzah AU - Jamil Bin Ahmad PY - 2013/08 DA - 2013/08 TI - Supervision Practices between School Management Teams and Teachers in Public Secondary Schools in He Fei, China BT - 2013 International Conference on Education, Management and Social Science (ICEMSS-13) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 43 EP - 46 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemss.2013.13 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemss.2013.13 ID - Yan2013/08 ER -