INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP COMPETENCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT OF TEACHERS: BASIS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

R. Erbina

Department of Education (PHILIPPINES)
Anchored on path-goal theory reformulated by House (1996) which proposed that subordinate’s abilities to perform effectively is affected by the leader’s behaviors, this study sought to determine the significance of influence of instructional leadership competence of principals to the curriculum management of teachers. The level of instructional leadership competence of secondary school principals and the curriculum management of teachers as well as the significance of relationship between instructional leadership competence and curriculum management were also sought.

Using quantitative method of data analysis, the study revealed that both principals and teachers obtained high level of competence except for the use of ICT in the case of teachers. It was also found out that a significant relationship exists between instructional leadership competence and curriculum management. Moreover, linear regression analysis showed that teachers’ curriculum management is significantly influenced by the principals’ instructional leadership.
Considering the above findings, an intervention program to address the need of teachers on using ICT in teaching and learning is urgent.