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The quality of school development

Abdul Kadir, Suhaida and Abdul Hamid, Jamaliah and Roslan, Samsilah (2004) The quality of school development. In: ASEAN Symposium on Educational Management and Leadership (ASEMAL4), 13 - 15 Disember 2004, Grand Plaza Parkroyal, Penang. (Unpublished)

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School development consists of planning, implementation and evaluation process in order to improve the students achievement. School development is crucial because it provides a framework for schools to improve the quality of their education. In this study, school development represents eight core areas: curriculum development, staff development, student development, physical resources, school image, school finance, school administration processes, and continuous improvement. This paper reports on administrators’ and teachers’ evaluation of the quality of their school development. The study was conducted in 40 schools involving 782 respondents. Findings from the study indicated that overall school development attained was high average and schools tend to concentrate on curriculum development, physical resources, administration processes and continuous improvement areas compared to staff development, student development, school image and school finance. Study results also suggested that there were differences perception between administrators and teachers towards the quality of school development in all areas.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Education of Universiti Utara Malaysia
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 19 May 2011 01:01
Last Modified: 19 May 2011 01:01

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