AN APPRAISAL OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR’S DATA MANAGEMENT SKILL FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE

  • ROSELINE UNOMA CHIDIOBI, Ph.D Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.
  • CHIADIKA JOSHUA OCHEAGHA Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.
Keywords: school administrator, effective management, efficient communication

Abstract

An appraisal of the role of school administrator in establishing effective management in secondary schools in Enugu State is a research work which delve into the administrator’s (principal) role in secondary schools in Enugu State. The work restricted the roles of an administrator to that of data management in secondary schools in Enugu State to ensure availability of quality, necessary and required data for timely decision making and other purposes. The work concentrated on the concept of data management; types and sources of data; importance of data management; challenges of data management; the role of an administrator in data management; conclusion; the statutory data were outlined to include admission register, log book, school time table, visitor’s book, attendance register among others while non statutory records include: health records, punishment book, staff records. It was recommended that: skilled and experienced personnel are used for data collection, processing and storage; proper attention should be given to data management by school administrator; effective and efficient communication among personnel or employees and principal should be established among others.

Author Biographies

ROSELINE UNOMA CHIDIOBI, Ph.D, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT

CHIADIKA JOSHUA OCHEAGHA, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Published
2018-07-20
Section
Articles