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MANAGEMENT STYLES AND TEACHER MOBILITY IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN KAKAMEGA CENTRAL SUB - COUNTY, KENYA

Maiyo K. Julius, Siro Teresa , Cecilia K. Tecla

Journal Title:SCHOLARLY RECSEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Abstract


High rates of teacher mobility in terms of transfers and job change remains a very critical develo pment in the education sector worldwide prompting various attempts to mitigate a possible crisis in the sector and in Kenyas Western Province, teacher transfer requests have been notably high compared to the national average. The purpose of this study was to establish the link between school leadership and management styles and teacher mobility in primary schools in Kakamega Central sub - county and also to determine their roles in influencing the situation. Specifically the study aimed: to assess the school management styles; to examine how management styles affect teacher mobility; to determine how school management corresponds to the modes of teacher mobility . Studies done in this area have not expressly linked the management styles adopted in schools to t he growing problem of teacher mobility hence, necessitating investigation.

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