Current Problems in Terms of Supervision Process of School Principals' Views


Ugurlu C. T.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, cilt.29, ss.184-196, 2014 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.184-196

Özet

Knowledge in the field of educational administration and supervision forces the school principal to change. As well as management actions force the principals to change, supervision actions have an active role for the principals to develop and modify themselves. The purpose of this study is to reveal the principals' problems with the supervision process in Turkey through the views of the principals working at primary and secondary schools. In this qualitative study, maximum diversity sampling method was used for in depth exploration of the rich states. As the study group, six primary and four secondary school principals from each of Adiyaman and Sivas provinces in Turkey, thus, a total 20 principals have been interviewed. Descriptive analysis technique was used for the data analysis. School principals stated that supervision generally focused on the supervision of structural condition and documents and they added that there wasn't an in depth supervision regarding supervision process. They should be carried out by using an approach which includes long term, detailed and problem based activities