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Assessment of Factors That Generate Between Primary School Teachers and Educational Managers in Moyale District of Dawa Zone, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

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The main purpose of this study was to investigate factors that generate conflict between primary school teachers and principals in primary schools of Moyale district of Dawa Zone, southern Ethiopia. It attempted to identify teachers’ and principals’ view on conflict, the effect of conflict on school performance and the strategies used to manage conflict. In order to attain the objective of the study, both quantitative and qualitative data were employed. The study was carried out on six primary schools that were selected using random sampling technique. The study involved 104 respondents from among teachers, principals and education workers drawn from Moyale district of Dawa zone, Somali region, Ethiopia. Questionnaire and focus group discussion was the instrument of data collection. Frequencies and percentages were used to analyze quantitative data. Based on the result of the analysis majority of teachers have seen as conflict as bad and should be avoided while principals viewed conflict as good when managed effectively. The result of the study revealed that conflict has both negative and positive out comes on the organization. The points that were suggested as recommendations were: school principals should use better mechanisms for the exchange of information. Based on the results of the study on concerning the general situation of the school and particular conditioned should be devised in the schools; higher educational officials have to make policies, guidelines, rules and directives clear and workable in order to avoid barriers for effective implementation of educational programs.

DOI 10.11648/j.ijeedu.20231204.11
Published in International Journal of Elementary Education (Volume 12, Issue 4, December 2023)
Page(s) 95-103
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Keywords

Education Workers, Primary School Teachers, Principals, Qualitative and Quantitative

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  • Department of Public Administration and Development Management, College of Business and Economics, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

  • Department of Public Administration and Development Management, College of Business and Economics, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

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