|dc.contributor.author||Moolman, Gerhardus Ignatius||
|dc.description||Skripsie (MEd)--PU vir CHO, 1988||
|dc.description.abstract||The purpose of this research is to determine what is ~plied
by staff development as related to meetings, to what extent
meetings serve at present as a means of staff development and
in what way meetings can be utilised to the fullest extent as
a means to staff development.
The aim of staff development is to make the
efficient and to equip the staff for their
task to the
fullest extent. Principals should realise that the success
of staff development depends on a concerted effort, on the
use of facilities, but also on the creation of a suitable
climate and on positive staff attitudes.
The principal ought to reflect beforehand which aims, with a
view to staff development, he wishes to achieve with each
meeting in a specific school. The circumstances of schools
differ and consequently the approach with regard to meetings
will also differ from school to school.
To create the opportunity for staff development the principal
should already have reflected before the commencement of the
meeting on such matters as the strategy he wishes to follow,
the constitution of an agenda and the creation of a suitable
educational climate. During meeting a teacher should take
part in discussions as much as possible. The principal ought
to pay attention to the establishment of sound relations
while malpractices such
curbed at the same time.
is an almost unlimited
as negative behaviour should be
At this stage of the meeting there
opportunity for staff development.
Even after the meeting the attitudes of the staff members and
the availability of the minutes will influence the success of
Certain meetings, such as staff meetings, school managing
meetings, subject meetings and meetings with novice staff
members offer outstanding opportunities for staff development
and should be utilised to the full.
In the questionnaires principals indicated how they used the
above-mentioned meetings to foster staff development. Deputy
principals/departmental heads gave their personal opinions of
events during and around the meetings in question. Certain
inferences were made from this information.
Finally certain conclusions were drawn and recommendations
were made for education in general and for further research,
|dc.publisher||Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education||
|dc.title||Vergaderings as middel tot personeelontwikkeling in die sekondêre skool||afr