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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(1), 88-95
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-1-14
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How Effective is the Diocesan Educational Leadership in Enhancing a Denominational Education Philosophy in Uganda? Reflections from Roman Catholic Schools in Greater Kampala (Uganda)

Anthony Mugagga Muwagga1, Gyaviira Musoke Genza1, and Rex Regis Ssemulya2

1School of Education, College of Education & External Studies, Makerere University, Uganda

2Uganda Martyrs Secondary School, Namugongo, Wakiso, Uganda

Pub. Date: February 01, 2018

Cite this paper:
Anthony Mugagga Muwagga, Gyaviira Musoke Genza and Rex Regis Ssemulya. How Effective is the Diocesan Educational Leadership in Enhancing a Denominational Education Philosophy in Uganda? Reflections from Roman Catholic Schools in Greater Kampala (Uganda). American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(1):88-95. doi: 10.12691/education-6-1-14

Abstract

This study investigated the effectiveness of the Diocesan educational leadership in enhancing a denominational education philosophy in view of learners¡¯ holistic growth and development. Its aim was to find out if there was a ¡°Catholic environment¡± in these Church founded schools ¨C both in principle and in practice. The study took a case study of Catholic schools in the Greater Kampala District of Uganda. The study discovered that although in principle the Catholic Church highly espouses its denominational education philosophy, the practice is different. In this, the Church is especially betrayed by an apparent ineffectiveness of its Diocesan educational leadership in supervising its schools. Implications for both denominationalism and nationals¡¯ integral growth and development are discussed.

Keywords:
denominational philosophy of education educational leadership school supervision

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