Date of Award
Master of Education (MEd)
Dr. Abdul Rahman Saleem Al Nuaimi
Dr. Muhammed Khalfan
Dr.Ali Saeed Ibrahim
This study aimed to identify the role of school activities in developing leadership skills among female students in cycle 2 public schools in the Emirate of Fujairah from the teachers and the social workers point of view.
The descriptive method of research was used to achieve the study's objectives. Analysis of previous studies and the theoretical literature relevant to the study was conducted. A questionnaire consisting of (34) items representing the role of school activities in developing students' leadership skills was constructed.
The questionnaire was divided into four categories. Firstly, the extent to which school activities develops student’s leadership skills. Secondly, the relationship between school activities and student learning behavior. Thirdly, the role of the activities supervisor as by teachers and social workers perceive. Lastly, an open-ended question about school activities that develop leadership skills.
The questionnaire was applied after making sure of its validity on a sample of 199 teachers and social workers from governmental schools in the Emirate of Fujairah. They were 183 teachers and 16 social workers and the rate was 57.3% of the Population. The Reliability of the questionnaire was 0.951 and the efficiency of the content was proved by seven judges from (university doctors).
The data was analyzed using the SPSS program (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences). Averages, standard deviations were used to answer the questions of the study and to identify the points of view of social workers and teachers.
The Study revealed that according to teachers and social workers' point of view School activities in female student's governmental cycle 2 in Fujairah as following:
1- There is a high tendency between Fujairah cycle two female students to participate in school activities.
2- Leadership skills are developed and acquired school activities to a high extent according to the opinion of the teachers and to a very high extent from the social workers' point of view.
3- School activities play an important role in acquiring various leadership skills especially cooperative skills, communication skills, public speaking, making new friends, self-expression, debate skills, taking responsibility, listening to others and the ability to deal with different people with different ways of thinking, etc.
4 -School activities contribute positively in the learning process. School activities are a source of learning and raise the level of motivation for learning. It also correlates positively with academic excellence and changes the students' behavior positively at a high degree according to the teacher’s point of view and at a very high degree according to the social workers point of view.
5 - The activity supervisors are performing their roles at very high degree from the teachers and social Workers' point of view.
Masoud Al Hamour, Fatma Saeed Abdullah, "The Role of School activities in developing female Students' leadership skills in governmental schools from teachers and social workers' point of view" (2012). Theses. 102.