Issues in the planning and utilization of Human Resources in High Schools in the Rustenburg District of the North West Province
Pitse, Mokgesi Johannes
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The purpose of this study was to determine the nature and scope of planning and utilization of human resource; to determine from literature strategies and models in planning and utilization of human resources; and finally to determine empirically, ,challenges and issues facing managers, planners and teachers in the planning and utilization of human resources. In this study , the self-administered questionnaire method was used to gather data. A 23 item questionnaire was developed to determine the perceptions of respondents regarding issues in the planning and utilization of human resources in high schools. A random sample of 23 high schools which included 166 teachers in the Rustenburg district was chosen. From each school, eight randomly selected teachers including the principal were selected. The empirical investigation conducted revealed that human resources utilization, which is the future workforce needs in terms of size and skills for major groupings and organisations such as educational institutions and the correct placements. The study also revealed that in practice teachers who have trained as primary teachers are presently teaching in high schools, which is a great anomally. The study finally revealed that some high school teachers and principals are not well utilized regard to qualifications and school categories in the Rustenburg district schools and that this is a challenge that need the attention of all stakeholders. Finally, conclusions were drawn with regard to data gathered from the literature as well as empirical research findings. In this study four recommendations are made with regard to research findings.
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