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«INFLUENCE OF TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONALISM ON TEACHER PERFORMANCE IN BUSIRO COUNTY SECONDARY SCHOOLS, WAKISO DISTRICT BY MARGARET NABUKENYA BA (EDUC.) ...»

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Dear Respondent, I am a student of Makerere University doing research on Teacher Professionalism and teacher performance in Busiro County secondary schools in, Wakiso district. I am humbly seeking for your consent to assist in providing the relevant information on this study.

The answers given are for academic purposes and confidentiality will be given to any response given. Thank you for your kindness.

Instructions:

Section A: Background information Please tick the appropriate box

A1. Gender:

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B1.3 I teach students conscientiously with diligence, honesty and regularity.

B1.4 The national code of conduct does not conflict with the teachers‟ code of conduct.

B1.5 Our school has a unique teachers‟ code of conduct.

B1.6 I conduct all internal and external examinations in accordance with the prescribed regulations.

B1.7 I live up to the highest standards of the profession and avoid any conduct that may bring service to into disrepute.

B1.8 I maintain my full responsibility towards the students under my care and I guide each student where necessary in and out of school.

B1.9 I maintain and keep in a safe manner all records of school property under my card and account for such property when asked to do so by authority.





B1.10 I conduct all my lessons and teach without discrimination or bias against any student in his/her class regardless of the students‟ race, colour, tribe, or religion.

Commitment Please fill in F=False or T=True where F is 1 and T is 2 B2.1) I dedicate most of my time to attending to students‟ consultation during my free time.

B2.2) I set an adequate amount of written and practice exercises promptly for effective teaching and learning B2.3) I follow the programme discussed with and approved by the head of department and cooperate with him and other teachers in carrying out the programme.

B2.4) I voluntarily undertake remedial teaching as effective teaching may require.

B2.5) I attend where practically possible, religious functions of my persuasion and respect other recognised religious within the school where I am teaching.

B2.6) My school offers a conducive environment for teachers‟ commitment.

Perception Please indicate your opinions regarding yourself by cycling the appropriate number I have a positive attitude towards the teachers‟ code of conduct.

B3.1

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SECTION C: DEPENDENT VARIABLE (TEACHER PERFORMANCE)

Planning Fill in No or Yes where N is 1 and Y is 2 C1.1) I set objectives to be achieved at the end of the lessons C1.2) Evaluating lessons after teaching by checking whether the lesson was taught successfully C1.3) All teachers maintain classroom organisation by ensuring student class discipline C1.4) Almost all teachers in the school participate in extra duties available C1.5) Teachers are all always punctual for their school duties and begin lessons on time C1.6) All teachers make lesson plans a day before they go to teach students C1.7) Teachers make schemes of work and hand them in at the beginning of the term C1.8) The head teacher supervises our lesson plans and schemes of work Teaching Please tick the appropriate answer C1.9 create a conducive environment for student learning when I go to teach and outside the class.

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C1.10 I use a variety of strategies to guide students through the artistic process of creating, and performing in response to the learner feedback.

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1. Do you have books on the teachers‟ code of conduct?

2. Do you provide your teachers with a copy of a code of conduct?

3. How do you enforce the teachers‟ code of conduct/discipline?

4. Do you punish teachers who break the code of conduct?

5. How do you ensure that the teachers you lead maintain the core values of the code of conduct?

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7. Does the code of conduct enhance teachers‟ commitment? If it does, how?

8. How can we enhance the commitment of teachers?

9. What factors are responsible for low teacher commitment?

10. What measures do you use as a head teacher to ensure that teachers remain dedicated, cooperative, and willing to their assigned duties?

11. How would you ensure that teachers maintain the pride they have in you as their leader, and in the school?

12. Is there anything you would wish to say about how your teachers plan, teach and assess the students?

13. Do you have any queries about their records of work, examinations, or methods used in teaching?

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3. Which three of the following core values of the teachers‟ code of conduct do you perceive to be important and is lived by teachers than the others? a) Honesty, b) service, c) respect, d) tolerance, e) fairness, f) truthfulness

4. How do you feel when your fellow teacher acts outside the code of conduct?

5. How would you handle or advise such a teacher?

6. As members of the same profession, how do you think you can strengthen each other in living up to the expectations of the teachers‟ code?

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7. What is the rationale for being dedicated, cooperative, and having a sense of willingness and belongingness as a teacher?

8. Are there moments when you feel excited and proud of your school?

9. Do you think the setting of objectives, evaluating your lessons, organizing your work, participating in extra duties have an impact on your school‟s performance?

10. How often do you employ a variety of methods, and strategies in your teaching and how do they help in ensuring effective teaching?

11. Do teachers in this school feel self driven in making sure that they carry out assessment as regards giving tests, examinations, quizzes and debates?

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Dear Respondent, I am a student of Makerere University doing research on Teacher Professionalism and teacher performance in Busiro County secondary schools, Wakiso district. I am humbly seeking for your consent to assist in providing the relevant information on this study. The answers given are for academic purposes and confidentiality will be given to any response given. Thank you for your kindness.

Instructions:

Please kindly fill in or tick the appropriate answer.

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1. Under what foundation body does your school belong?

………………………………………………………………………………………………

2. How many copies of the code of conduct do you have in store for your teachers in this school?

3a. Do you discipline teachers who do not observe the code of conduct?

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b. If yes, how exactly do you discipline your teachers?

…………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………… 4a. Do you equip them with a copy of the teachers‟ code of conduct?

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b. If no, how else do you think they acquire it?

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5. What measures do you put in place to ensure that teachers maintain the core values of the code of conduct?

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6. Does the teachers‟ code of conduct conflict with the founder‟s vision and mission? If yes, how? …………………………………………………………………………

7. How do you think we can enhance the teachers‟ code?

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8. How do you maintain teachers‟ commitment to their duties in this school?

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9. Do you often check on the way teachers organize their lessons?

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10. What do you think are the major reasons for teachers‟ creation of a conducive environment for their students?

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11. What type of teaching methods would you encourage your teachers to frequently use to ensure effective learning?

…………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………… 12a. My teachers are committed.

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B.If true, what motivates them? And if false, why?

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13. How often do you motivate them and how do you do it?

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14. How do you compare the results of your schools‟ performance with that of other schools?

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Note: From R. V. Krejcie and D. W. Morgan (1970), Determining sample size for research

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