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School effectiveness and management in secondary high schools in Jamaica

Georgette Rosemarie Bertram-Lewis

School effectiveness and management in secondary high schools in Jamaica

by Georgette Rosemarie Bertram-Lewis

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, School of Education.

Statementby Georgette Rosemarie Bertram-Lewis.
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Open LibraryOL21764063M

  Teacher quality matters enough to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our teachers. In Jamaica the reality is that many of our teachers are well-intentioned, passionate, caring, and. in schools under free day secondary school education in Embu District, Embu County, Kenya. The study was guided by the Capital School Effectiveness and Improvement Theory based on various interrelated variables such as outcomes, leverage, intellectual capital and social capital. A descriptive survey research design was adopted.

secondary schools in Kangundo Division. A descriptive survey design was used to examine the effectiveness of school rules in enhancing discipline. The target population for this study consisted of all public secondary schools in Kangundo District. The sample frame included seven (7) public secondary schools, one hundred forty () students File Size: 1MB. The National Education Inspectorate (NEI) Report has revealed that there are improvements across all eight indicators of school effectiveness in the institutions inspected. Of the schools inspected by NEI personnel during the last academic year, were primary while 42 were secondary.

  Education in Jamaica is comparatively expensive and characterized by low participation rates in secondary and higher education. Children drop out of high school in large numbers to work, or because of poverty-related problems like a “lack of lunch money” or the “inability to afford transportation costs,” according to Jamaican authorities. The Educate Jamaica school ranking over the last few years (though there are some concerns about the methodology used) illustrates this very clearly. Denbigh High School, an upgraded secondary school in Clarendon, is evidence of how strong leadership and dedication can result in tremendous improvements in a relatively short time.


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School effectiveness and management in secondary high schools in Jamaica by Georgette Rosemarie Bertram-Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although students’ academic achievement is used as the litmus test for school success, schools are also now recognising the importance of social outcomes linked to the students’ school.

So, students’ behaviours, experiences and expectations are also essential indicators of a successful Size: 1MB. Within the Jamaican context, school effectiveness has been defined by the following characteristics: strong leadership, a clear school mission, a safe and orderly climate, transparent and effective monitoring of students’ progress, high expectations and parental involvement (Dwyer, ).File Size: 1MB.

Principals’ Gender and Management Effectiveness in Secondary Schools: Case of Mtito Andei Division, Kenya Eunice Wangui Matheri South Eastern Kenya University, P.O.

BoxKitui, Kenya Email: [email protected] Selpher K. Cheloti(Ph.D) South Eastern Kenya University, P. BoxKitui, Kenya Email: [email protected] Size: KB. The features of effective schools were high. teacher and student management of school, School effectiveness: literature review.

PISA to reveal how Jamaican high school students stack up on world stage Gov’t Committed To Levelling Playing Field For Secondary Education Jamaica To Participate In UN World’s Largest Lesson.

Table 1 (cont'd) Distribution of Public Educational Institutions by School Type and Parish / PARISH Secondary Technical Agricultural Tertiary SUB-TOTAL GRAND TOTAL High High High Kingston 11 2 - - 13 45 St.

Andrew 26 1 - 7 34 St. Thomas 51 - Portland 5- - St. Mary 91 - 65 St. Ann 71 - 78 Trelawny 7- - St. James 10 1 - 2 13 59 Hanover 51 1 File Size: KB. rankings of Jamaican high schools; rankings of Jamaican high schools; rankings of Jamaican high schools; Make sure you subscribe to my free monthly e-zine My Island Jamaica Digest (MIJD) and stay with the latest from Jamaica.

Return to Colleges in Jamaica from High Schools In Jamaica Rankings Return to My Island Jamaica. The purpose of this study was to identify effective classroom managementtechniques for secondary schools teachers.

Two research questions wereanswered using mean while two hypotheses were. School Management: Characteristics of Effective Principal. Abdikadir Issa Farah. Abstract- Research shows that managing school is like managing a state. So, the school principal must be politician, economist, psychologist and sociologist.

Culture, ethnicity, gender and religion of the school Cited by: 2. Holy Trinity High School is a Catholic institution established in the ‟s and was formerly known as St. Anthony‟s Senior School. It was originally established on West Street in Kingston by the Franciscan Sisters.

Init moved to its current location at Emerald Road, off South Camp Road. Titchfield High School. Ranking of Best High Schools In Jamaica. Mannings School. Last week, when I had the meetup with June (my website fan) and her daughter from Connecticut, the question came up as to the top schools in Jamaica.

And so we started a healthy discussion. The Task Force on Education Reform Report 's recommendations (pg. 37) to strengthen governance and management at the school level include the following: b. The National Council on Education to cease the practice of inviting members of parliament to submit recommendations for appointment of board chairmen.

This study investigated into the administrative challenges and strategies of managing school community relationship in secondary schools in Zamfara State.

The population of the study consisted of all the principals, vice principals, teachers and. All, the need for a new School Management Manual to support the vision was urgently felt.

Consequently, the School Management Directorate took the initiative of coming up with this Manual which is expected to be a precious guide to Heads of State Secondary Schools in the effective discharge of their managerial Size: KB. Exploring Geography - Book 1 is the first in a series of three books developed for high school students, which addresses more general concepts in geography while meeting the requirements of the National Standards Curriculum and the Jamaican Ministry of Education, Youth and Information’s (MoEYI) curricula for geography at grades 7, 8 and 9.

Secondary pupil–teacher ratio: () There are six years of compulsory education starting at age six. Primary school comprises six years and secondary seven, with cycles of three and four years.

Some 95% of pupils complete primary school (). The school year starts in September. in schools in order to curb disciplinary problems experienced in public secondary schools in Kandara district; schools should sensitize the students on the importance of guidance and counseling in the management of their discipline; effective guidance and counseling programs should be put in place as essential part of schools by the school.

speaking outside of the central mandate of a school. High School We start with the secondary system. We do not consider boarding schools. Our model high school will consist of 1, students, distributed as follows: (20%) in the sixth form and 1, (80%) between Grades 7 – Jamaica‟s primary school enrolment levels have been close to the universal standard since at least the s, and currently stand at around 90% for both boys and girls.3 The country has also made significant progress in boosting secondary school enrolment over the last two decades, with net enrolment increasing from around 65%.

the observed deterioration in the academic achievement, attitude and values of secondary school students in public secondary schools, one wonders if the high failure rates and the failure of the students especially in external examinations is not a reflection of the instructional quality in the schools.

Therefore, the ineffectiveness of teachers in. secondary schools still have adequate enrollment of students into their schools, and sometimes above carrying capacity of the school. Private secondary schools are mainly established to serve students from middle to high income homes and therefore their services always seems to be commercialized for profit making like other Size: KB.at by top management /school board/ and the staff of the school.

There should be a clear and well-articulated mission of a school. Aims and objectives of a school should then be formulated based on the mission. A principal and the staff of the school should draw up objectives jointly. Activity In the case for secondary schools, school principals and administrators are charged with the responsibility of planning the school budget in order to achieve the objectives of the school and more so effective financial management (Sharma, ).File Size: KB.