A Comparative Study on School Personnel Preferences
Keywords:Change, Singapore, schools
This study seeks to find out how much teacher involvement in change do principals support and do they believe teachers wish to be that involved, as well as to find out how much teacher involvement in change do teachers actually aspire, and do they believe that principals support that amount of involvement. Findings reveal that Singapore principals and teachers responded favourably to teacher involvement in change. However, existing mutual underestimation and differences in preferences could be areas of concern. The challenge ahead for Singapore education system would be to harness the positive culture and maximise the potential of school principals and teachers in effecting healthy change in their own schools.
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