School-based management: implications for the new roles of principals and teachers

Recent reform policy in education rests on the implementation of school-based management. This policy implies new roles and responsibilities for the principal and teachers in the management of schools. Consequently, this paper explores school-based management with regard to the devolution of authori...

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Published in: Koers (Potchefstroom, South Africa) Vol. 63; no. 1/2
Main Authors: Mosoge, M.J, Van der Westhuizen, P.C
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Afrikaans
Published: Scriber Editorial Systems 03-06-1998
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Summary: Recent reform policy in education rests on the implementation of school-based management. This policy implies new roles and responsibilities for the principal and teachers in the management of schools. Consequently, this paper explores school-based management with regard to the devolution of authority, leadership styles, decentralization of school functions and teacher participation.
ISSN: 0023-270X
2304-8557
DOI: 10.4102/koers.v63i1/2.523