Impact of School Management Councils on Teachers Community Relationship: An Analytical Study
Keywords:School Management Council, Secondary School, Teacher’s Community Relationship, Analytical Study
The main objective of the study was to analytically evaluate the working of School Management Councils in relation to teachers/parents’ association with the results and outcomes of students at school level. This research work was carried out in the frame work of descriptive type of research planning, for which data was collected by means of conducting a survey, from the selected group of population in the targeted area. All the secondary schools of district Jhelum, Punjab Pakistan were constituted the population of the research study. A set of Questionnaires was developed and used to collect data. from the heads, teachers of schools and community representatives. The validity of these questionnaires was checked by pilot testing in two schools (not included in the sample). This study would be useful to improve the current situation in educational and social fields. The SMCs can be utilized for building a bridge between the schools and the local community to improve the standard of education. As the SMC is based on grass root approach to improve rate of literacy, through the involvement of students, teachers, heads and community representatives. After analytical analysis of the collected data, the study highlighted that SMC can positively influence the educational system., the study also indicated that the respondent equally agreed and disagreed with the statement that the workings of School Management Councils (SMCs) help to bring the students in school and also assisted the school authorities to produce good results. In this way the functioning of these school councils may become effective to decrease dropout ratio and increase the number of students in these schools, and to solve many administrative and academic problems at local level. The outcomes of this research work suggested that the role of SMCs may be more elaborated that they can work independently for the betterment of students in general and specially for the community.
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