Educational Management and Politics in a Changing World

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Dr. Nengi Jessy JAMAICA
Soli ROGER

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This study examined educational management and politics in a changing world. Educational management is concerned with the administration of educational system in which human and material resources are combined to supervise, plan, strategize, and implement structures in the educational system. The main function of educational management is to establish and maintain an environment in educational system that facilitates effective teaching and learning. The purpose of educational management is to create an environment where policies are implemented, learners and teachers can effectively achieve the goals of education sector. Educational management plays an important role as an agent for the selection and training of political elites. Educational and political systems are linked. Politics is comprised of all activities related to the acquisition, establishment, and utilization of power, whether directly or indirectly. Politics is essential for any society to establish a functioning government to achieve collective political goals. There exists strong relationship between educational management and politics, politics can influence and have negative impact on educational management. The researchers concluded that educational management and politics are inseparable hence recommended that the government worldwide should understand the importance of educational management and prioritize educational system within the broader framework of public service reform, recognizing its fundamental roles, political class should formulate policies that do not have a detrimental effect on educational system, appointment of leadership positions in the educational sector should be individuals with expertise and professional experience on educational management, there should be positive changes in political ideology to promote the educational sector.

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JAMAICA, N. J., & ROGER, S. (2024). Educational Management and Politics in a Changing World. Rivers State University Faculty of Education Conference Journal, 3(1), 108-119. https://rsufecj.com/index.php/rsufecj/article/view/95
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Dr. Nengi Jessy JAMAICA

Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Soli ROGER

Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

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JAMAICA, N. J., & ROGER, S. (2024). Educational Management and Politics in a Changing World. Rivers State University Faculty of Education Conference Journal, 3(1), 108-119. https://rsufecj.com/index.php/rsufecj/article/view/95

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