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(Reynolds, 1992 pp.9). “Teamwork and co
hesion among the staff, building trust and qualityrelationship, shared decision making, empowerment, and positive community involvement
in the school make a school successful” (Retallick and Farah, 2005, p.191).
A naval term is generally used “No wind blows in favour of that ship which doesn’thas its port of destination” I think the same accurately does fit here with the clarity of vision
of HT. It has been quoted by number of scholars that the behavior of head reflects his/her
vision. The head’s behavio
r and activities directly affect school processes and schools
outcomes, whereas MacBeath (1998) calls “HT as a vision builder”.
Due to criticism of past, emerging visions
of education and leadership for tomorrow’s
school, the dialectic era of school admini
stration is beginning to crystallize. “Among the
latest themes the administrator is called a philosopher or manager of virtue or scientificmanager or executive or transformational leader or instructional leader in a time of high
stakes accountability” (Th
One successful school adopted the slogan”We sink or swim together” as a part of theschool vision statement’ (Retallick 2009, p.191). They have a vision and development
committee with prime objective of monitoring on quarterly basis to keep the school focusedon excellence (p.197).Successful school improvement requires establishing a clear educational vision and ashared institutional mission, knowing how well the school is accomplishing that mission,identifying areas for improvement, developing plans to change educational activities and
program, and implementing those plans or new program effectively. “Overall, the
organization defines the vision and aspiration for itself, vis-à-vis its schools, students,
teachers and HTs” (Brain, 1998. Cited
in Mithani & Khan, 2010).
Statement of the Problem
It has been highlighted by number of scholars that headteachers can play a vital rolein school improvement. But if we see the situation of schools in Pakistan we will find thateducational situation is becoming worsened day by day in all areas i.e. academic andadministrative moreover if we observe the students we will find that the knowledge of moralvalues is missing from their characters. The condition of the public schools is worsened thanprivate schools therefore; the present study was conducted to find out difference of the role