The Relationship Between Teachers’ Perception Toward Principal’s Leadership Behavior and School Climate Among Nursery & Kindergarten Sections in An International School of Thailand

Authors

  • Weila Ou Yang M.Ed. Candidate in Educational Administration, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University, Thailand.
  • Yan Ye Ph.D., Director of Educational Research, Statistics and Measurement Center, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University, Thailand.

Keywords:

Perception, Principal’s Leadership, School Climate, Nursery & Kindergarten Sections

Abstract

This study was conducted mainly to determine if there was significant relationship between teachers’ perception towards principal’s leadership behavior and school climate among Nursery & Kindergarten sections in an International school of Thailand in academic year 2016 – 2017. Questionnaires composed of Leader Behavior Description and the Organization Climate Description items were given to 53 of full-time teachers in this study. The study found that teachers in Nursery & Kindergarten sections were perceived their principal as task behavior leader, and the school climate were positive. Moreover, there was a significant relationship between teachers’ perception towards principal’s leadership behavior and school climate among Nursery & Kindergarten sections in an International school of Thailand.

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Published

2018-12-27