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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(2), 133-140
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-2-3
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Problems of School Supervision at the Basic School Level in the Hohoe Municipality of Ghana

Christopher Yao Dewodo1, , Ambrose Agbetorwoka2 and Pearl Wotordzor3

1St. Francis College of Education, Hohoe, Volta Region, Ghana

2Akatsi College of Education, Akatsi, Volta Region, Ghana

3St. Teresa’s College of Education, Hohoe, Volta Region, Ghana

Pub. Date: February 08, 2019

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Christopher Yao Dewodo, Ambrose Agbetorwoka and Pearl Wotordzor. Problems of School Supervision at the Basic School Level in the Hohoe Municipality of Ghana. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(2):133-140. doi: 10.12691/education-7-2-3


This article examines the problems associated with school supervision at the basic school level in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region in Ghana. The study employed a descriptive survey method. The sample size of the study was 200. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. Data were analyzed using frequencies and percentages. The study revealed that two types of supervision strategies (internal and external) were found to be in use in schools in the Hohoe Municipality but not concurrently. It was also revealed that Head teachers vetted lesson plans but never supervised lesson delivery. The study recommended that all supervisory strategies (internal and external) should be adopted inasmuch as both are necessary strategies for effective supervision. Secondly, it is recommended that headteachers should follow-up into the classrooms to supervise the lesson delivery, which forms a major part of the teaching and learning process.

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