IMPACT OF IN-SERVICE TRAINING ON PEOPLE-FOCUSED AND DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP SKILLS AMONG EDUCATIONAL MANAGERS OF PUNJAB

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  • Muhammad Abbas PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Superior University, SS-QAED Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Sarwar Dean, Faculty of Education, Department of Education, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Raza-Ur-Rehman PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Superior University Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

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https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-02-2024-08-96-107

Abstract

This quantitative study examined the impact of in-service training offered by Quaid-e-Azam Academy for Educational Development (QAED) on the people-focused and democratic leadership skills of educational managers in Punjab, Pakistan. Random sample of 359 educational managers from the Punjab province participated in study. Data were collected using adopted questionnaires based on indicators used during QAED's in-service training sessions, administered through Google form with a five-point Likert scale. The results revealed that majority of participants perceived the in-service training as effective in enhancing people-focused & democratic leadership skills. The study highlights the importance of well-designed, targeted, and collaborative training programs in developing essential leadership skills, fostering collaboration and networking, realizing ongoing support systems & regularly assessing the effectiveness of training initiatives. The findings contribute to the growing body of research emphasizing the significance of professional development for educational leaders & implications for policy and practice in the education sector, as well as for leadership development in other industries.

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Published

01-06-2024

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Muhammad Abbas, Muhammad Sarwar, & Raza-Ur-Rehman. (2024). IMPACT OF IN-SERVICE TRAINING ON PEOPLE-FOCUSED AND DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP SKILLS AMONG EDUCATIONAL MANAGERS OF PUNJAB. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT, 5(2), 96–107. https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-02-2024-08-96-107

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