Η επίδραση της σχολικής ηγεσίας στη διαμόρφωση του σχολικού κλίματος. Διερεύνηση των απόψεων των εκπαιδευτικών της Πρωτοβάθμιας Εκπαίδευσης στην Ανατολική Αττική
The effect of school leadership on shaping the school climate. Investigation of the opinions of Primary School teachers in East Attica
KeywordsΣχολική ηγεσία ; Ηγετικό στιλ ; Σχολικό κλίμα ; Πρωτοβάθμια εκπαίδευση ; School leadership ; Leadership style ; School climate ; Primary education
The main aim of this paper is to investigate the perceptions of Primary Education teachers regarding the way school leadership affects the formation of the school climate. Further research objectives are to investigate the relationships that are developed between the principal and teachers during the school year, to study the degree of trust that subordinates show in their principal, to detect the principal's role in creating a good climate and promoting of good cooperation, as well as recording the way orders are transmitted and any complaints dealt with by the administration. The total number of teachers who took part in the research comes to 159. All participants are currently working in Primary schools, public and private, of Eastern Attica. The collected data through the fulfilment of an online questionnaire especially designed for the purposes of the research are analyzed and presented in the form of tables and diagrams. This is followed by their interpretation in direct connection with the research questions and the drawing of conclusions. According to the findings of the research, it is established that the vast majority of managers, through various actions, ensure the formation of a positive climate aiming at smooth and efficient operation of the school units.