General Management Aspects within a School

General Management Aspects within a School

General Management Aspects within a School

Following  are  the  common  aspects  of  management  to  which  Head  teacher  play important role for the effectiveness of the school:

 Curriculum Delivery

In  education  a  curriculum  (plural  curricula)  is  the  set  of  planned  activities  to  be carried out in and out-side the institution. It has four basic elements – Objectives, Content, Methodology and Evaluation. 


Timetable 

Time frame or scheduling is a part of management. The timetable reflects schedule of daily activities. So it  enables  teachers  to  plan  and  follow  a  line  of  action  to  achieve  the desired goals.

 Lesson Plan, Teacher’s Diary and Monitoring 

Lesson  plan  helps  the  teacher  to  plan  and  arrange  their  activities  related  to delivery of curriculum. So teacher’s diary presents the teachers activities. So Their monitoring helps to see the progress of the teacher. Hence lesson planning should be performed and a regular teacher’s diary be maintained.

 Student’s Diary and Monitoring 

It  is  an  important  source  to  monitor  the  activities  of  the  students  and also evaluating their performance.

 Classroom Management 

Classroom  management  refers  to  the  action  and  strategies  for  effective  teaching and  learning. So it focuses on ways to establish and maintain workable systems in the classroom. Therefore it aims at classroom climate, physical arrangement, working place of students etc.  academic  achievement,  teacher  efficacy,  and  teacher  and student  behavior  are  directly  linked  with  the  concept  of  school  and  classroom management.

 Assessment of student’s Performance / Evaluation 

Assessment is the process of measurement of student’s performance.  It helps to clarify  and  understand  the  level  of  knowledge  that  a  learner  has  obtained. So the level of knowledge implies that what a student knows constantly changes over time, and that we as instructors can make judgments about student achievement. Hence assessment decisions affect grades, instructional needs, advancement, placement, and the curriculum.

 Assigning Duties to Teachers

Organizing principle of management involves assigning duties to teachers. Therefore everybody should be aware of his / her duties and responsibilities. Knowledge of subject matter, Instructional competence, Assessment competence, Professionalism and Nonstandard duties.

 Co-curricular Activities:

Co-curricular activities are the activities that supplement curriculum. So they are essential instrument for mental, social, psychological, physical growth of students.

 Evaluation of Teachers’ Performance 

For  effective  academic  management  evaluation  of  the  teacher’s  performance  is also  necessary  in  order  to  assess  their  needs  and  guide  them  or  nominate  for  training programs. Techniques of teacher’s evaluation are; teacher interviews, competency testing through test, classroom observation, student rating, colleagues review, student achievement, faculty self evaluation also.

Staff   Development 

Head  Teacher  has  to  identify  residence  or  aspects  of  staff,  which  need improvement  /  reorientation. So the  major  residence  where  a  teacher  needs  assistance  for professional  growth  are;  subject  knowledge  and  understanding,  pedagogical  content knowledge,  development  of  teaching  and  assessment  skills,  understanding  teaching  and learning. Hence the wider curriculum and other changes affecting teaching, management skills: managing  people:  and    managing  yourself  and  your  professional  development.

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