FACTORS WHICH AFFECT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL MANAGERS IN VIETNAM
The objective of this study is to examine the factors affecting training effectiveness for general school managers and its implications based on decision 382/2012/QĐ-BGDĐT in Southern Vietnam. The significance of training for general school managers cannot be ignored in order to deliver the needed knowledge and capabilities. Therefore, the training should be effective enough to attain these objectives. This study evaluates in accordance with vocational training for general school managers a number of contextual factors discovered to have an influence in a different combination with other effective factors. The findings of this study suggest many factors which affect training effectiveness like awareness and care of the leaders, learning motivation of learners, teacher's enthusiasm and experience, management mechanisms, policies and environmental conditions. A questionnaire survey was disseminated to 787 chosen people from 6 provinces in the Southwest and Southeast of Vietnam to the hypotheses. It is revealed that contextual factors namely training environment, trainee motivation has a positive impact on the training programs for general school managers. The findings of this study carry both theoretical and practical implications for Vietnamese higher education. The suggestions inferred for local administrators and policymakers are also discussed. This study provides critical inputs and contributions to literature related to training for general school managers in Viet Nam.