The Degree of Practicing Distributed Leadership by Public Secondary School Principals in Amman Governorate and its Relation to Teachers’ Attitudes toward Work


  •  Emilia M. Nukari    

Abstract

This study aimed at finding out the degree of practicing distributed leadership by public secondary school principals in Amman governorate and its relation to teachers’ attitudes toward work. The sample of the study consisted of (347) male and female teachers. They were chosen by using stratified random sample method. The descriptive correlational methodology was used. A questionnaire was used to collect data, after finding it validity and reliability. The findings of the study showed that the degree of practicing distributed leadership by public secondary school principals in Amman governorate from teachers’ point of view was low, The mean was (2.28) and a standard deviation of (0.23). The field of “vision, mission and goals” came in the first rank. Its mean was (2.31) and a standard deviation of (0.37). The field of leadership practices came in the final rank. The mean was (2.25) and a standard deviation of (0.35) and the level of teachers’ attitudes toward work was low too. There was a positive significant correlational relationship at (α ≤ 0.05) between the degree of practicing distributed leadership by public secondary school principals and the level of teachers’ attitudes toward work. The Pearson correlation coefficient value was (0.30).

The most important recommendations are: Conducting training courses on the distributed leadership of the principals of public secondary schools in Jordan. And that the Ministry of Education adopt the distributed leadership as a focal point in the evaluation process and the selection of school principals.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-1844
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  • Started: 2007
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