The impact of the appraisal system on educators in the Tembisa primary schools.

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dc.contributor.advisor Mr. T.S. Hlongwane ; Dr. P.J. du Plessis en_US
dc.contributor.author Mabotsa, Makwena Solomon
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-15T12:31:42Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-15T12:31:42Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-15
dc.date.submitted 2005
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/5845
dc.description M.Ed. en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of Developmental Appraisal System (DAS) designed by National Department of Education (NDE) on the way educators perform their duties and specific causes of problems in the implementation of DAS in Tembisa primary schools. The study established that the appraisal panels including the principals, School Management Teams (SMTs) and educators lacked the necessary skills to implement DAS in these schools. These panel members failed to work as a team and had conflicts among themselves. The principals and SDTs who were required by NDE to facilitate and encourage staff to implement DAS lacked necessary knowledge to lead the process. Consequently, there was poor implementation of DAS in these schools since inadequate strategies were employed to implement DAS and educators were frustrated by the implementation of the appraisal system. Hence, they developed a negative attitude towards DAS, which led to its failure. In this research inquiry it was argued that the alternative strategies that include proper and sufficient training, communication and teamwork should be employed in an effort to implement DAS effectively. Educators also need to be motivated in this process in order to accept change. The study also illustrated that educators should be involved in the decision-making and planning of the implementation of DAS in order to commit themselves. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Teachers - Rating of - South Africa - Tembisa en_US
dc.subject Teacher effectiveness - South Africa - Tembisa - Evaluation en_US
dc.title The impact of the appraisal system on educators in the Tembisa primary schools. en_US
dc.type Mini-Dissertation en_US

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