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Restructuring school governance : the changing leadership role of the principal in a democratic decision-making milieu

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dc.contributor.advisor Coetzer, I.A. en
dc.contributor.author Masheula, Nkosana Maxwell en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T10:50:14Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T10:50:14Z
dc.date.issued 2003-02
dc.date.submitted 2009-08-25T10:50:14Z en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/1167
dc.description.abstract With the advent of democracy in South Africa, education has undergone major changes. One of these changes seeks to entrench democratic management and governance in schools. In terms of section 16 of the South African Schools Act of 1996 the governance of public school is vested in the governing body, but the professional management must be undertaken by the principal under the authority of the Head of Department. Parents are not involved in the teaching and learning domain. This study investigated the leadership role of the principal in the management and governance of the public schools in the Ekurhuleni East Education District (Gauteng Province). The data were obtained through a structured questionnaire and the stakeholder participation grid. Respondents were principals from the primary and secondary schools. It is recommended that consideration be given to the ongoing capacity building of the SGB's so that they give better, efficient and effective service. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (ix, 106 p.) en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject School governance en
dc.subject Role en
dc.subject School governing bodies en
dc.subject Restructure en
dc.subject Professional management en
dc.subject Principal en
dc.subject Participatory en
dc.subject Milieu en
dc.subject Leadership en
dc.subject Decision-making en
dc.subject.ddc 371.20968 en
dc.subject.lcsh Educational change -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh School principals -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh Educational leadership -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh School boards -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh School management and organization -- South Africa
dc.title Restructuring school governance : the changing leadership role of the principal in a democratic decision-making milieu en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Educational Studies en
dc.description.degree M.Ed. (Education Management) en


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