Exploring the nature and effectiveness of communication between the school governing body and secondary school teachers in the Sedibeng district
Coetzee, James Charles
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This study focused on the nature and effectiveness of communication between the teachers and the SGB in secondary schools. The data was collected from teachers from four different secondary schools in the Sedibeng district. The literature relating to the nature and effectiveness of communication in the context of the school governing body was studied. Different theories of communication along with various processes and approaches of communication were examined. Communication and barriers of effective communication were discussed. The advantages of effective communication were explored. Along with this, the roles of the principal were also examined. Some solutions to ineffective communication are highlighted. The findings from the data collected were analysed and discussed. An empirical investigation using a qualitative approach was conducted and data gathered by means of interviews with secondary school teachers. Lastly an outline of the findings and recommendations were made to assist the relevant role players in effective communication in secondary schools.
- Education