COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PRINCIPALS’ TIME MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA
Keywords:Principals’ Gender, School’s Location,Secondary School Principals, Time Management Practices.
Time management is equally important to all stakeholders in educational field. The role and responsibilities performed by secondary school principals are multi directional and needs effective time management skills to fulfill these roles and responsibilities efficiently. The present study focused on comparing the secondary school perceptions about their time management practices (TMP) based on gender and school location. All secondary school principals (908) working in seven divisional head quarter districts comprised the population of the study. Through multi stage cluster sampling method 344 secondary school principals were selected as sample of the study. Data were collected through self constructed questionnaire consisted of 67 rating type items. The Cronbach alpha value .83 of the instrument showed that the instrument is highly reliable. By using mean, standard deviation and independent samples t-test were used to analyze the data. Findings of the study revealed no significant differences in the perceptions of school principals based on their gender and school location. It was recommended that secondary school principals may be provided time management trainings to enhance their time management skills. Reading books and attending seminars by secondary school principals on time management may be proved a worth mentioning strategies to improve school principals time management skills.