Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2016)
Educational needs of principals in secondary education
Author(s): Vasiliki Brinia, Efstathia Dimitropoulou
Abstract: This research investigates the views of school principals and vice principals of secondary education in Greece regarding their educational needs. The research was conducted during the academic year 2014-15. The final sample of the research consists of 60 school Principals and Assistant Principals. A questionnaire was used and the statistical analysis of data was conducted with the use of SPSS program. Management as an object of a training program is of great interest to most teachers of the sample. However they all believe that educational training on management would significantly help them deal with educational reality more effectively and mainly help them deal with problems associated with human recourses. Thus educational needs are related to issues regarding the necessity of educational training, the content, methodology and frequency of educational programs as well as the requirements for effective educational training.