Exploring the Relationship among Teachers’ Morale and the Leadership Practices of Head Teachers at Schools of Secondary Level

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Saira Tassadaq, Dr.M.Aamir Hashmi


Leaders have a significant impact on people around them and devote much time and effort to fostering a sense of trust among their subordinates and subordinates' subordinates. The following objectives to find out the relationship between teachers morale and the leadership practices of Head teachers, to measure the impact of head teachers’ leadership practices on the teachers’ morale and to find out the difference of mean of the teachers opinion on the basis of gender regarding the teacher morale and leadership practices of head teacher at secondary level were designed. This study intended to use descriptive correlational research design. All the ten thousands (10000) Teachers of Secondary level Schools of Public sector of District Lahore were the population of the study. According to the purpose of the study, four hundred (400) SSTs’ were selected as a sample through random sampling technique. The validated questionnaire was used for collecting the data. It was concluded that majority of the secondary school teachers did not favour that teachers participate in decision making in this school and the head teacher promotes a sense of belonging among the teachers in the school and majority of the secondary school teachers did not favour that the head teacher cares about teacher’s need and concerns and the head teacher tries to make me feel comfortable while visiting my class and the comments of head teacher provide energy to the staff. On the basis of findings and conclusion,some recommendations were given by the researcher that the head teachers may employ the democratic style of leadership for achieving the desires goals of the institutions. The head teachers may provide the chance for teachers to be involved in different matters concerning school progress.

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