problem1. “Managerial leadership supposes that the focus of school leaders ought to be on functions, tasks and behaviours and if these functions are performed competently the work of others in the organization will be facilitated.”
(a) Discuss in what ways bureaucracy and managerial leadership are preferred models for our Mauritian education system.
(b) What are the benefits of bureaucratic system of management? In what ways can such a system be amended to cater for needs of our schools?
problem2. Social systems are political as power relations inevitably enter in social relations.
(i) In what ways are politics divisive and conflictual in a school organization?
(ii) If you were a school leader, what strategies would you use to counter highly politicized school?
problem3. “…As well as involving performance measurement, systems and processes, performance management is about managing people and ‘way people within an organization operate and work together’ ”.
Discuss how authorities (H.O.D/rectors/Ministry of Education) could adopt an approach based more around teachers? professional development instead of one focusing on performance processes and measurement.
problem4. Critically elaborate on type of structural changes and other measures required to encourage teacher leadership and the concept of „mentoring? in our educational institutions.