Applying School Accreditation Standards in Public Education Schools in Eastern Region from the Point of View of School Leaders
Keywords:Educational leadership, quality planning, school buildings
This study aimed to reveal the degree of application of school accreditation standards in public education schools in the Eastern Region in kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The study relies on a descriptive survey method to suit the nature of the study. A questionnaire was used which included () items divided into the following main domains:(effective educational leadership, quality planning and continuous improvement, teaching and learning, human resources, community partnership, school buildings). The study sample consists of () leaders and school assistants from the total number of boys and girls schools of the General and private Administration of Education in the Eastern Governmental. The results show that the degree of applying accreditation standards in the schools is high with mean (), with relative importance percentage equals ( %). The results shows that there is a high awareness of the importance of school accreditation among school leaders. Moreover, the results show challenges in applying school accreditation standards. In light of the results of the study, the study recommends continuing to benefit from local expertise and disseminating the results of study to school administrations in other regions.