Zaleha, Sulaiman (1995) Pengurusan Pencapaian Akademik Pelajar Sekolah Menengah Di Luar Bandar: Kes Empat Buah Sekolah Menengah Di Negeri Kedah Darul Aman. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
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The purpose of this research was to study the factors that influence the management of the students’ academic achievement of four rural secondary schools in Kedah Darul Aman. It was also to examine the factors that influence the differences in the academic achievement between the effective and less effective rural secondary schools in the some state. The respondents were the principals, teachers, students, parents and schools’ facilities. The research data were collected by interviewing the respondents by means of four sets of interview schedule and by observing the schools’ facilities. Primary data were analyzed and interpreted descriptively and in a qualitative manner. They were supported by secondary data. The study revealed that the management of the students’ academic achievement was associated with five major factors namely : the principals’ experience; teachers’ commitment and dedication; parents socioeconomic status and involvement in their children’s performance and Parents Teachers Association; students motivation, aspiration and competition among themselves; and, a well-equipped facilities. Based upon the findings, a few recommendations were given. They were: eradicate poverty effectively; appoint experienced principals; upgrade teachers’ professionalism; change the attitude of parents and students; and, maximize the use of existing schools’ facilities. Finally, a more comprehensive study was proposed to subtantiate the existing findings.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Academic Achievement, School Management And Administration, Rural Areas, Case Study, Kedah|
|Subjects:||L Education > LC Special aspects of education|
|Divisions:||Faculty and School System > Sekolah Siswazah|
|Depositing User:||Mr Ku Rosyidi Ku Md Razi|
|Date Deposited:||09 Nov 2009 03:58|
|Last Modified:||24 Jul 2013 12:08|
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