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The effect of integrated quality management system on educator efficacy

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dc.contributor.advisor Vos, M.S.
dc.contributor.advisor Duma, M.A.N.
dc.contributor.author Chetty, Uthamaganthan Perumal
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-01T11:31:29Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-01T11:31:29Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10530/1278
dc.description Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Education in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education of the Faculty of Education at the University of Zululand, South Africa, 2013. en_US
dc.description.abstract Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) is an appraisal system of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education. The appraisal system intended to develop educators on an on-going basis. The primary aim of this investigation was to establish the effect that IQMS has on educator efficacy. As an introduction to the study, the requirements for educator efficacy were reviewed. In so doing, the various characteristics for effective teaching-learning situation and of an “ideal” educator were highlighted. The didactical behaviour of successful educators was also in focus. The requirements for educator efficacy and the effects of IQMS on educator efficacy were investigated using a literature and empirical study. The study revealed that IQMS has a positive effect on educator performances. For the purposes of the empirical investigation, a structured questionnaire was used. Four hundred and six (406) questionnaires were completed by educators from the primary and secondary schools from the Pinetown District in the Ethekwini Region of KZN and these questionnaires were analysed. The data was processed and interpreted using descriptive and inferential statistics. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship University of Zululand en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Zululand en_US
dc.subject Integrated Quality Management System en_US
dc.subject IQMS en_US
dc.subject Appraisal systems en_US
dc.title The effect of integrated quality management system on educator efficacy en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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