ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISORY STRATEGIES IN MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE
The study examined administrative supervisory strategies in the management of public secondary schools in Anambra State. This study adopted a descriptive survey research design. The population constitute 263 principals. These principals are made up of 107 male and 156 female principals. The entire population was used as the sample size; this means, that no sampling technique was used in sample size selection. A 19-item structured questionnaire was used for data collection. The correlation coefficients of Cluster B = 0.87 and Cluster C = 0.81 and an average correlation coefficient reliability score of 0.84 was obtained. Mean scores that are 2.50 and above are regarded as agreeing while mean scores below 2.50 are taken as Disagree. On the other hand, a t-test was deployed to test the hypothesis formulated for the study. The study found that motivational strategies adopted by principals in management of public secondary schools in Anambra State are provision of welfare packages, making available conducive environment, assisting teachers to solve some personal problems. The personnel management strategies adopted by principals in management of public secondary schools because principals adopt treatment of teachers as individuals rather than just members of a group, expression of satisfaction when teachers do their work well. The study recommended that principals should involve teachers in managing the school through thorough supervision by networking the activities of the staff. Principals should ensure effective communication is established with the teachers.