Human Resource Management and the Quality Education in Preparatory Schools in Harari Regional State, Ethiopia
Keywords:HRM, Training & Development, Performance Appraisal, Preparatory School ( 2), Quality Education
The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of human resource management on the achievement of quality education in preparatory schools in Harari regional state. Participants of the study were 123 students of grade 11 and 12 by employing stratified random sampling techniques. Forty two teachers, five school administrators, six unit leaders and ten student council members of the two preparatory schools were included in the study. The questionnaire, interview were used for data collection. Both qualitative and quantitative data analysis methods were employed in order to infer results. The findings were; current practice of human resource management on the achievement of quality education was very poor, inadequate mobilization of the human resources, the lack of periodic, supportive and constructive staff supervision and there was a difference in achievement of the students between the public and private preparatory schools. In addition, the lack of commitment and efficiency of teachers, low library resources, absence of laboratory, no practicing the continuous assessment and supervision; and ineffective teaching-learning process were some factors contributing to the students low performance. Thus it can be generalized that the impacts of human resource management on the achievement of quality is obvious.
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