THE NEED FOR EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND REBRANDING NIGERIA

Hajara Yahaya Department of Educational Foundations Sa?adatu Rimi College of Education Kumbotso, Kano
Volume 3(2), July 2012

Abstract

To rebrand the Nigerian society, there is the need to provide effective leadership at all the levels of education. This paper examines the concept of leadership and some of the theories of leadership effectiveness. The paper further identifies some leadership qualities in educational administration and highlights problems in providing effective leadership in secondary schools. The paper finally recommends that religious/moral education, character training, value inculcation; e.t.c. will go a long way in producing individuals with desirable qualities needed to function effectively as leaders