The Relationship Study of Teachers’ Leadership Capacity and Competence at Secondary School of 1912 Dom Boaventura Same, District of Manufahi, Timor-Leste

Authors

  • Paulino Henrique Head of Department for Social Sciences and Humanities, National Institute for Science and Technology of Timor-Leste, Avenida de Dalide, Dili, Timor Leste.
  • Yan Ye Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, Assumption University, Thailand.

Keywords:

Teachers’ Leadership Capacity, Professional Competence, Secondary School, Timor-Leste

Abstract

This study mainly aimed to identify teachers’ perceptions on their leadership capacity and professional competence as well to determine the relationship between leadership capacity and professional competence at Secondary School of 1912 Dom Boaventura Same, Manufahi, Timor-Leste. The study conducted during July to August 10th, 2018 and involved 72 teachers who teach at the secondary level as population. Research questionnaire was divided into two parts. Questionnaire Part I was used to identify teachers’ perceptions on leadership capacity adopted from Lambert’s (1998), Leadership Capacity School Survey. Meanwhile, questionnaire Part II was to determine the level of their professional competence was adopted from Medley’s (1977) related to Teachers’ Competence and Teachers’ Effectiveness. Mean, Standard Deviation. Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient were used in this study. The descriptive statistics results showed the levels of teachers’ perceptions on their leadership capacity and competence were high. Similarly. Pearson’s correlation coefficient proved a strong positive relationship existing between teachers’ leadership capacity and competence.

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2020-06-16