This study investigated the relationship between the self-efficacy of basic school headteachers in Effutu municipality and their leadership effectiveness. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the self efficacy of Basic School Heads in Effutu Municipality affects their leadership effectiveness. The quantitative method was used for the study. A population of 85 headteachers and 145 teachers were drawn from the 85 basic schools in Effutu municipality via total/whole enumeration and random sampling techniques respectively. The structured questionnaires were used to collect the data. The quantitative survey data was analysed with SPSS, specifically, frequencies and correlation. One research question and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The major finding of the study was that the basic school headteachers self-efficacy affects their leadership effectiveness and that there is a positive relationship between self-efficacy and leadership effectiveness. G.E.S. should consider the self efficacy of teachers before selecting them as heads for Basic Schools for effective academic performance or should invest in stimulating the self-efficacy of heads so as to work effectively. Other organisations should consider building the self-efficacy of their leadership so as to improve their effectiveness in performing their duties and also, rate self-efficacy high on recruitment requirements of applicants at recruitment interviews.
Self-Efficacy, Leadership, Effectiveness, Head teachers, Basic School.
Faustina Akosua Agyeiwaa Kwofie , Eric Eku "The Relationship Between The Self-Efficacy Of Basic School Head Teachers In Effutu Municipality And Their Leadership Effectiveness" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 5 2019 Page 155-160
Faustina Akosua Agyeiwaa Kwofie , Eric Eku "The Relationship Between The Self-Efficacy Of Basic School Head Teachers In Effutu Municipality And Their Leadership Effectiveness" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(5)