Purpose: The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of 5S (School-Based Management, School Improvement Plan, School Report Card, School Governing Council, and School Monitoring, Evaluation, and Adjustment) sa Pamumuno as a school leadership approach in the Schools Division Office of Imus City. Design/methodology/ approach: The study utilized the descriptive method of quantitative research. A modified questionnaire from the study of Costellow (2011), validated by experts, was utilized. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to better analyze the data gathered. Frequency count, percentage, and weighted mean were utilized for the demographics, leadership qualification and skills and effectiveness of 5S sa Pamumuno as a variable. Privacy and confidentiality of data gathered from the selected respondents of the study was an utmost priority in this research. Findings: The study revealed that 5S sa Pamumuno was highly effective in all of the 5Ss of the Leadership Approach from the school heads’ assessment while other respondents found some indicators in the School Governing Council as moderately effective. Research limitations/implications: The study showed that SDO Imus City school heads have shared vision as the main qualification and possess the personal, systems, and operations skills. Originality/value: The study is a first in the Division to look into the effectiveness of 5S sa Pamumuno as a school leadership approach.
Jenielyn Sadang, Schools Division Office of Imus City, Philippines
Ivan Honorpette Mijares, Schools Division Office of Imus City, Philippines