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Kepimpinan guru besar di sekolah rendah berprestasi tinggi dan berprestasi rendah di Sulawesi Selatan

Ma'lum, Muhammad (2016) Kepimpinan guru besar di sekolah rendah berprestasi tinggi dan berprestasi rendah di Sulawesi Selatan. PhD. thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Past studies have identified school head teacher’s leadership is vital contributor to school’s academic performance, but the results of the studies did not show a consistent pattern of effective leadership style, which made it difficult for head teachers to replicate. Therefore this study aimed to identify the dominance style of effective head teacher’s leadership style for high-performing and low-performing primary schools in Maros, South Sulawesi that can be utilized as a model to the head teachers of the surroundings. In order to achieve this study, a qualitative approach using semi structured interviews, observations, and document analysis were used to collect data. Using purposive sampling technique and snowball method, four head teachers and 16 teachers from two high-performing and two low-performing schools were selected to be respondents of the study. Using domain, taxonomy, components and themes analyses, the study found that leadership styles of head teachers in highperforming schools was leading by example, communicating with teachers about the school's vision, close relationship with teachers, giving advice, appreciation and motivation to teachers. Based on the findings, this study suggested that if the school wants to achieve high performance, head teachers should exercise leadership by example, communicating with teachers about the school's vision, close relationship with teachers, giving advice, appreciation and motivate to teachers. To the higher authorities, the study recommended that training should be provided to head teachers on how to become effective head teacher. This study has contributed to the expansion of knowledge in the field of effective schools head teachers in Indonesia.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD.)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership styles of head teachers, Leadership by example, Relationship with teachers, High-performing schools, Low-performing schools.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025-1050.75 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2017 12:37
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2017 12:37
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/6021

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