International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Jordan | Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023 | Rating: 5.5 / 10

Perceptions on the Influence of Military Culture on Students' Academic Performance: A Study of Military Barracks Schools in Morogoro and Dar es Salaam Regions in Tanzania

Faustine Juma

Abstract: The unique cultures of institutions seem to be the center determinants and the pivotal gravity to justify the means to an end. Many institutions currently have remained with obsolete culture. It was in reference to this realistic argument that the current study was set to find out the perceptions on the influence of military culture on students? academic performance in military barracks schools in Tanzania. The descriptive research design in a mixed method approach was used in the current study. Interview and questionnaire instruments were employed in collecting data. The study findings indicated that, good academic performance in barracks schools is centered on strict enforcement of rigorous rules, regulations to students and teachers, the cultural practices of hardworking, teamwork, commitment and time management, the culture of strict involvement of stakeholders and the employment of participative leadership in a military chain of command structure to explore talents and optimally utilize the creativity within a combined administrative structure. The study recommends to policy makers to recheck the effectiveness of rules, regulations and structures enforced in schools. The school administrators should rebuild the spirit of hard work and team work, strict involvement of the stakeholders and strict maintenance of staff discipline to enhance academic performance.

Keywords: Military culture, rules and regulations, chain of command, participative leadership and academic performance

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023,

Pages: 227 - 232

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