Maldivian Perspectives: Principals’ Leadership, Teachers’ Self-efficacy and Obligations to Students
The Maldives has achieved the first-generation objective of providing widespread access to primary education through rapid enrolment expansion. However, various sources show that education eminence in the Maldives modest and fabulous transformation of schools at all levels to address the industrial revolutions are needed. School principals and teachers are the immediate groups capable of refining the education system backed by the government. The high-performance support of teachers as the spearhead of educational activities in the schools is essential. Indeed positive professional self-efficacy is critical for teachers in approaching complex tasks and activities to improve students’ performances. Hence, there is a need to concentrate and bring forward the prominent role of principals’ leadership and teachers’ self-efficacy that led to the most commitment to students in public schools of Maldives. This paper aims to point out the pressing need for educational uplift and propose research issues in this area to enrich the present body of knowledge focusing on the Maldivian context. Practical and theoretical implications within the education sector are discernible in this paper.
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