Examining Primary School Administrators' According to the Perceptions of Teachers and Administrators

Memduhoglu H. B.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, vol.40, no.177, pp.271-284, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 177
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.15390/eb.2015.1677
  • Page Numbers: pp.271-284


The aim of this study is to determine the perceptions of teachers and administrators who are currently employed in primary schools regarding to communication skills of administrators in their schools. A total of 393 primary school teachers and administrators employed in Bitlis city centrum and tatvan district participated in this survey model research. The research data were obtained from Primary School Administrators' Interpersonal Communication Skills Scale that was developed by Sahin (2007). In this research these main results were obtained: administrators have a moderate level of emphatic listening and effectiveness skills. Administrators give feedbacks at a moderate level in the process of communication. However, they give a high confidence in communication process. Perception of attendees does not vary according to their genders, branch and precedence while it varies significantly up to attendees' title.