International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Arts Education | Ghana | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

Supervision in Basic Schools in Two Districts in Ghana: An Account of Those Who Matter

Rev. Fr. Dr. Augustine Owusu-Addo

Abstract: Supervision is acclaimed to have impeccable influence on instructions and learning outcomes. In view of that both supervisors and supervisees ought to have positive attitude towards it. This research sought to unveil the attitude of teachers towards supervision in selected basic schools in Goaso and Mim districts in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. It also examined the views of supervisors on the challenges encountered in executing that administrative function. The research adopted the quantitative paradigm using descriptive survey design. The findings point to the direction thatmost supervisors adopt traditional approach to supervision, which may have accounted for the teachers negative attitude towards supervision. Supervisors also encountered challenges which could affect their supervisory roles in the schools. Recommendations to improve on supervision of teaching and learning in the schools have been proffered.

Keywords: Supervision, approach to supervision, attitude, challenges and measures

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,

Pages: 1431 - 1437

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