Effects of students’ leadership on school administration in secondary schools in Tororo District
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DISSERTATION: Students’ leadership plays a significant role in school administration. A study on the effect of students’ leadership on school administration was carried out in selected secondary school in Tororo district. The study aimed at establishing the effect of student leadership on discipline management, time management, decision making and the overall impact of involving student leaders in school administration. The study adopted a survey research design in which interviews, questionnaires and focus group discussions were used to collect data from head teachers, deputy head teachers, teachers and student leaders in selected secondary schools. A total of 110 respondents participated in this study. The result of the study indicate the student leadership is involved in several activities in schools. The effect of student involvement in the school administration leads to improvement on student’s discipline, time management and calmness in the school. It is concluded that generally student leadership significantly and positively affects school administration in secondary schools in Tororo district. The study recommends that head teachers who have not been effectively involving student leadership in their administration should endeavor to do so as this will eventually lead to improved management of their schools.
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