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dc.contributor.authorOrodho, John Aluko
dc.contributor.authorKinyanjui, G.N.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-17T08:18:14Z
dc.date.available2014-11-17T08:18:14Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Education and Practice www.iiste.org ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.5, No.18, 2014en_US
dc.identifier.issn2222-288X
dc.identifier.issn2222-1735
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dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/11677
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to find out the extent to which headteacher leadership skill influence pupils academic performance in Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) in primary schools in Dagoreti District, Nairobi County, Kenya. The study had three fold objectives; namely (i) to determine the extent leadership styles influence pupils academic performance , (ii) establish the extent headteachers involve teachers in decision making; and (iii), determine the types of leadership styles that affect curriculum delivery. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. A combination of purposive and random sampling strategies was employed to select a sample of 126 respondents comprising 104 teachers and 22 head teachers to participate in the study. The major findings were that head teachers applied various leadership styles with the most frequently used being democratic and laissez fair styles. A majority of teachers from top performing schools reported frequent use of democratic leadership styles, and were more frequently involved in decision making process by their headteachers. It is recommended that training in modern transformational leadership styles should be intensified for headteachers to enhance schools academic performanceen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherwww.iiste.orgen_US
dc.subjectHeadteachers leadershipen_US
dc.subjectPupils’ academic performanceen_US
dc.subjectKenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) Examinationsen_US
dc.subjectPrimary schoolsen_US
dc.subjectDagoreti Districten_US
dc.subjectKenyaen_US
dc.titleInfluence of Headteachers’ Leadership Styles on Pupils’ Performance in Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Examination in Dagoreti District, Kenyaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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