The managerial roles and responsibilities of senior teachers of sport : a case study in (selected) Garobone Secondary School in Botswana
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the managerial roles and responsibilities of senior teachers sport in selected secondary schools in the Gaborone area in Botswana. The research design was interpretive paradigm and therefore qualitative. To identify the managerial roles of senior teachers sport, questionnaires, participant observation and document analysis were the pivotal techniques which were used. It was found out from the literature, that senior teachers sport play significant managerial roles among which include; planning, organising, staffing, leading and controlling. The study made recommendations which included but not limited to; Full-time Physical Education teachers should be provided for every secondary school, taking into consideration gender for mixed classes, proper facilities and equipment should be available to ensure the safety and health of the participants, provision of protective equipment, basic equipment to all Secondary Schools including (balls, skipping ropes, cones, hoops, bean bags, bats, etc), showers and change rooms should be installed at every secondary school, allocating enough financial support to sport activities by the ministry of education & skills development or students should pay a fee for sport development in their respective schools, Physical Education teachers should be trained and qualified. Training for secondary school teachers should be offered at more colleges, and should be compulsory in the first year, uniforms including shoes allowance should be provided for sport teachers, coaches should be made available to schools to assist with the preparation of teams for training and student-participants who represent their school or the country at spo1iing activities should not be at a disadvantage in terms of their academic work; therefore arrangements should be made to provide special tuition for such students.
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