Examining the Exemplary Leadership Level of Cambodian Secondary School Students in Battambang Province
คำสำคัญ:Exemplary Leadership, Secondary School Students, Battambang Province
Leadership was one of the eight mandatory competencies that the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport targets secondary school students to acquire after graduation. Because there was no evidence and any relevant study about students’ leadership level in Cambodia, the purpose of this study was to explore and examine the level of leadership, including gender inequality, educational level, and grade. The data were collected from 12 sample schools, choosing one school to represent one district. There were 64 out of 72 equivalent to 88.9 % students completed the five-point Likert scale questionnaire. The questionnaire was evaluated by experts through IOC. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (i.e., mean, standard deviation) and inferential statistics (i.e., independent sample t-test and one-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)). The findings had shown that students’ exemplary leadership level was slightly high (Mean = 3.669). ‘Encourage the heart dimension’ was scored the highest (Mean = 3.806), while the lowest mean value was ‘inspire a shared vision dimension’ (Mean = 3.367). There was no significant difference in exemplary leadership level of secondary school students regarding gender, educational level, and grade.
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