EFFECTS OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS OF HEAD TEACHERS ON SCHOOL CLIMATE
Communication is the best way to know the intentions, goals, or plans of others and also very suitable for the resolution of conflicts (Hitt, et al., 2006). When head teachers have excellent communication skills, they can keep their team morale high and help to resolve conflicts in time before they go out of hand. To improve performance of teachers and students and want to create a healthy climate in school, it is important for head teachers to hone their communication skills. Research holds a foremost aim to evaluate the effects of communication skills of head teachers on school climate in public secondary schools. The goal of the paper is to focus attention on the communication skills of head teachers acquire or needs to acquire in order to maintain a favorable school climate in any sphere of life. Also the dimensions of school climate will be discussed along with the safety climate, academic climate and community climate. For this purpose data were collected from 432 head teachers working in public secondary schools all over Punjab. On a wider note, the study aims to explore the difference between communication skills of head teachers considering their gender, male and female and location rural and urban. The results show that communication skills are strong predictor of school climate, solid relationship between communication skills of head teachers and school climate and no difference of skills on gender and location basses.