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Title: The Role of the School Principal in an Angolan School Organization
Authors: Abelha, Marta
Martins, Idalina
Albuquerque, Ana Sílvia
Mota, Ana Sofia
Chihoco, Joaquim Jundo Magrinho
Keywords: School Organization
School Principal
Issue Date: Jul-2019
Publisher: Sakarya University Faculty of Education
Citation: Abelha, M., Martins, I., Albuquerque, A. S., Mota, A. S., & Chihoca, J. (2019). The Role of the School Principal in an Angolan School Organization. In O. Titrek, C. S. Reis, F.Z Ahmadov, K. Karabulut, & G. Sezen-Gultekin (eds.), 5th International Conference on Lifelong Education and Leadership for ALL-ICLEL 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan, 9-11 july 2019 (pp. 1214-1223). Disponível no Repositório UPT,
Abstract: This paper results of an empirical study carried out in 2015, in a private school in Benguela. The purpose and objectives of the research were to analyze which competencies teachers considered essential to the position of a school principal, to identify essential competencies and inherent aspects to exercise this position and the development of knowledge about the competency profile of a school principal. The research methodology was predominantly qualitative, a questionnaire survey was applied to 42 teachers, and the simple statistical analysis was the data treatment technique. The main results showed that for the teachers who participated in the study: i) the school principal should be a teacher with School Management and Administration training; ii) the appointment of a school principal should result from peer election; iii) the ability to manage human resources, leadership, communication, teamwork and management knowledge are essential competencies of a school principal.
ISBN: 978-605-66495-7-8
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