Cases on Issues and Problems in Educational Management

Cases on Issues and Problems in Educational Management

Cases on Issues and Problems in Educational Management

Cases on Issues and Problems in Educational Management

Excerpt

The desire to improve the management of schools and other educational institutions continues to be pervasive. Finding those factors and/or behaviours that contribute to effective and efficient management of educational organizations must be the quest of those who seek a solid base in educational management and a desire to improve their own performance. Much of what is known about educational management was derived from practice, that is, through the observation of people at work and developing an understanding of the reality of the situation. In the continuous search to find the 'best' way to manage, the pendulum has swung from searching for excellence to total quality management to downsizing and reengineering. Clearly for management to be effective the changing nature of the context in which management takes place must be studied to provide new insights and new knowledge about managerial practices at the workplace.

Yet, critical to finding those things that can make management effective must be the pivotal role that teaching models/strategies/techniques play in preparing the educational manager for the job. It must be the main aim of teaching to get the learner so involved in the teaching learning process that the sum total of the knowledge gained represents a greater effort on the part of the learner for self-education. How well the learner recalls, comprehends, understands, analyses . . .

Author Advanced search

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.