THE REALITY OF THE EDUCATIONAL SUPERVISORS’ CONTRIBUTION TO ENHANCING THE SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTIVITY OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AFFILIATED WITH THE JERUSALEM DIRECTORATE OF EDUCATION
This study aimed to investigate the reality of the educational supervisors’ contribution to enhancing the scientific productivity of secondary school teachers in the public schools affiliated to the Jerusalem Directorate of Education and to know the effect of the study variables (gender, specialization, years of experience, and academic qualification) on the opinions of teachers in public schools in Jerusalem Directorate of Education. This study was conducted in the second semester of the academic year 2021-2022. A random sample of 148 teachers was selected, with a percentage of (59.7%) from the total study population. The researchers designed the study tool by reviewing the educational literature and previous studies related to the field of scientific productivity and the role of the educational supervisor in enhancing teacher scientific productivity. The final questionnaire consisted of 30 items after it was given to a number of arbitrators to validate its items and their compatibility with the objective of the study. Besides, the validity and stability of the study tool were verified through its implementation on an exploratory sample from the study populationl; the reliability coefficient was (0.976), and the study arrived at the following results: The average of the reality of the educational supervisors' contribution to enhancing the scientific productivity of secondary school teachers in government schools affiliated to the Jerusalem Directorate of Education had a medium degree, with a percentage of (62.5%). It also showed that there were no differences between the average responses of the study sample members on the reality of the educational supervisors’ contribution to enhancing the scientific productivity of secondary school teachers in the public schools affiliated to Jerusalem Directorate of Education due to the variables of gender, specialization and academic qualification. However, there were clear differences attributed to the variable of experience. To know the significance of differences, one -way ANOVA was used. It is noted that the p-value of the total score (0.794) and the significance level (0.454) were greater than the significance level (α ≥ 0.05). it was found, therefore, that there were no statistically significant differences due to the variable years of experience.
Keywords: Educational Supervisor, Secondary Stage, Jerusalem Directorate, Scientific Productivity