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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part A (2020)

Extent of principals’ application of transformational leadership practices for administrative effectiveness in public secondary schools in Anambra state

Author(s)
Thompson Chidinma Chinenye and Akudo Florence U
Abstract
The study sought to examine extent of principals’ application of transformational leadership practices for administrative effectiveness in public secondary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria. The study was carefully guided by four research questions. Descriptive survey research design was employed for this study. The population of the study is 261 comprising of all the principals in the 261 public secondary schools in Anambra State. The sample size for the study comprised of the entire 261 principals. The researchers’-developed questionnaire titled “Principals’ Application of Transformational Leadership Practices for Effective School Administration (PATLPESAQ)’’ was used for data collection. The researchers, in analyzing the internal consistency of the instrument made use of the Cronbach alpha reliability and the estimates yielded coefficient values of 0.81, 0.74, 0.78 and. 078 for clusters, I-IV respectively. In answering the research questions, the mean and standard deviation were utilized. The researchers, made some revealing findings among which include: that school principals should apply inspirational motivation practices for administrative effectiveness in secondary schools that are public in Anambra State to a high extent. It was also reported that principals’ apply individualized consideration practices for administrative effectiveness in secondary schools that are public in Anambra State to a low extent. As a result of the findings obtained, the researchers posited some recommendations and they include among others that National Universities Commission should incorporate transformation leadership as one of the courses for the award of a degree in educational management to enable prospective principals to acquire the requisite and fundamental skills in school management even while still in training as a student.
Pages: 29-34  |  166 Views  14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Thompson Chidinma Chinenye, Akudo Florence U. Extent of principals’ application of transformational leadership practices for administrative effectiveness in public secondary schools in Anambra state. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(3):29-34.
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