Principals’ Administrative Skills and Teachers Effectiveness in Public Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State

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2021

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Department of Educational management, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

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This paper investigated the relationship between Administrative Skills and Teachers Effectiveness in public secondary schools in Ilorin South Local Government, Kwara State. The research design was descriptive survey, stratified random sampling was used to select a total of 200 participants out of 1178 teachers from 21 public secondary schools in Ilorin South Local Government Area. Questionnaires titled Principals Administrative Skill Questionnaire (PASQ) and Teachers Effectiveness Questionnaire (TEQ) was used to collect data for the study. Five research questions were raised to guide the study, one main hypothesis and three null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The data were analysed using Pearson product moment correlation statistics and multiple regression statistics. The findings revealed among others that proper information channel was used by principals to enhance necessary decision making in schools; it showed that management information system impacted positive significance on teachers effectiveness, furthermore, it revealed that communication skills was statistically significant on teachers effectiveness. It was concluded that, principals administrative skills should incorporate good communication network for proper information dissemination, as this will enhance necessary decision making and impact positively on teachers' effectiveness. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that principals should increase the use of proper communication channels to enhance teachers' effectiveness.

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Ogbudinpka, I. C. & Oluwalola, Felicia K. (2021). Principals’ Administrative skills andTeachers Effectiveness in Public Secondary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State. International journal of Educational Management 19(2), 66-79. Published by Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria.

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