Boards of Management Instructional Management Practices on School Development in West Pokot County

Authors

  • Kapchanga Martin School of Educational Planning and Management, Kibabii University, Kenya
  • Kiprop Julius Maiyo School of Educational Planning and Management, Kibabii University, Kenya
  • Kipkenei Simon School of Educational Planning and Management, Kibabii University, Kenya

Keywords:

School Development, Boards of Management, Instructional Management.

Abstract

There are variances in terms of school development of most public secondary schools in Kenya despite there being a policy establishing Boards of Management charged with the responsibilities such as setting vision, establishing goals, developing policies, allocating resources and assuring accountability. The purpose of this study therefore was to investigate the effectiveness of Boards of Management Instructional Management Practices on school development in West Pokot County, Kenya. The study was based on open systems theory in operationalizing the variables in the study. The target population was all the 120 principals of public secondary schools, 1800 BoM members, 1 County Director of Education and 4 Sub-County Directors of Education officers which totaled 1925. A suitable sample of 332 respondents was determined through the Yamane formula. The study applied mixed research approach with descriptive survey design. The study utilized simple random and purposive sampling techniques in identifying a suitable study sample of 332 respondents for data collection. Questionnaires and interview schedules were used to collect data. Reliability of the instruments was determined through a test-retest method and a Cronbach Alpha coefficient of at least 0.7 was computed, which was considered sufficient for use of the questionnaires in the actual study. The findings of the study were presented in tables and figures. The study revealed that the mean scores BoM instructional practices and school development was average. However, inferential statistics showed that, Board of Management’s instructional practices had significant positive influence on school development with a (B=.486, p<.001).

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Published

2022-11-07

How to Cite

Kapchanga Martin, Kiprop Julius Maiyo, & Kipkenei Simon. (2022). Boards of Management Instructional Management Practices on School Development in West Pokot County. International Journal of Recent Innovations in Academic Research, 6(11), 28–38. Retrieved from https://ijriar.com/index.php/ijriar/article/view/471