Teachers play a key role in students’ education and achievement. It has an impact on the growth and well-being of the children, as teachers help in molding students. Rapport building among teachers and students will have a direct impact on achievement. Indeed, when they feel loved, trusted and cared for, the students will be more eager to work in class and this will have a positive impact on the results. At school, teachers have to encourage students to take up extracurricular activities, as well as to excel in their studies.
“Barth (2001) noted that it is the expectation of a principal toward a teacher to be the leader; empowering teachers, assigning them responsibilities, encouraging their successes, and appreciated their successes are all extremely important” (as cited by Demir, 2015, p. 625). If principals have the mentality described by Barth (2001), they will begin to build the trust of their teachers, which, in return, might encourage them to step into leadership
Administration. The results of the study will be profitable to the administration because they will be provided with a clear background on the level of mathematical phobia among the pupils hence; it could suggest strategic measures to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics in the said
(2010) studied the effects of cooperative learning on students’ mathematics achievement and attitude towards mathematics. Student Teams-Achievement Divisions (STAD) technique was used in their research. They found that cooperative learning methods improve students’ achievement in mathematics and attitude towards mathematics. The findings above were also similar to the studies of Hossain & Tarmizi (2013), Tran (2013), and Zakaria et al.
This belief goes hand in hand with respect for different ideas, fairness, being creative, trust, and creating participative environment (Gaire and Bahadur 2016). Democratic leadership style, like other leadership styles, influences the level of job satisfaction of employees in one way or the other. Conducting an empirical investigation on the impact of democratic leadership style on teacher job satisfaction in Pakistan, Bhatti, Maitlo, Shaikh, Hashmi, and Shaikh (2012) found out that democratic leadership style not only improved job satisfaction of teachers by involving employees but it also helped to develop employees commitment. This implies that teachers’ involvement actively promotes the culture of sharing of ideas where every teacher, with different level of expertise and skills, gets an opportunity to put forward their views. This way of doing things by a school Head increases subordinates commitment and ultimately job satisfaction.
But teachers with research degrees were found to be possessing greater effectiveness and competence. Kammati (2001) found that giving priority to personal, professional, intellectual and social aspects and teaching strategies influenced teacher effectiveness, which in turn influenced academic achievement of students. The study found work orientation and teacher effectiveness to be positively
According to some recent research, there is a strong correlation between teachers’ teaching and students’ school success (Diaz-Maggioli, 2004; Sparks, 2002). In other words, different teachers adopt various teaching models or practices in order to improve and enhance their professional skills in the field of EFL. In this sense, Huber-man (1989), believes that teachers’ careers include cycles of conflict or
Eun (2008) argued that Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory is a suitable framework of teacher professional development because of the real-world setting where the learning takes place during the learning session itself or in the application of the learning in the classroom. Professional development has evolved over the years as new research and technology emerge. The educational landscape that emphasizes continual professional learning of teachers has led to a redefinition of professional development. Wei, Darling-Hammond, and Adamson (2010) redefine professional development as "a comprehensive, sustained, and intensive approach to improving teachers ' and principals ' effectiveness in raising student achievement". Professional development is
Leadership styles such as participative, transformational and instructional positively influence the better academic performance of students in these schools. These leadership styles encourage interaction or participation between headmasters, teachers and students, therefore yielding quality results. The study established that democratic leadership style has a great influence on students’ academic achievement. This leadership style has to be exercised by headmasters always for quality results in the school. This result is supported by Cole (1993) that effective leaders influence the group members towards the achievement of group goals by gaining the groups commitment to these goals.
Pillars of empowerment and effervescence The concept of empowerment has become clear after our offer as a term defined an interview, so that would mean giving subordinates the right to participate in decision-making , Some of the basic components of the organization by empowering employees and are summarized as follows (4): 1. Science and knowledge and skill: The more the individual and the cognitive skills and gains experience, the greater its ability to perform his duties efficiently and greater autonomy. 2. Contact and audit information: The more interviews, meetings and dialogue between school administrators and staff and the exchange of correct and renewable transparency, clarity and frankness of information; increased sense of empowerment and freedom of action and a sense of ownership and belonging among workers and consists of self-enthusiasm in order to improve