Al-Balqa Journal for Research & Studies

Published by: Deanship of Scientific Research, Al-Ahliyya Amman University

ISSN (Print Version): 1684-0615, ISSN (Online Version): 2616-2814

Open Access Journal

The Contribution of School Principals’ Powers in Crisis-management in Elementary Schools in Riyadh from the Principals’ Viewpoints

Volume 22, Issue No 2, 2019

Pages: 195 - 218

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The study aimed to identify the reality of applying the powers related to crisis-management granted to the principals of the elementary schools in Riyadh. and the degree of their contribution to crisis-management. It also sought to identify the statistical differences among the school principals which are attributed to the qualifications, administrative experience and school size. The study employed both the descriptive approach and a questionnaire. The study found that the implementation and contribution of the powers related to crisis-management were high, and there were no statistically significant differences at the level of (α ≤ 0.05) among principals responses that were attributed to qualification and administrative experience. Moreover, there were statistically significant differences at the level of statistical significance (α ≤ 0.05) among the averages in the responses on the degree of contribution of the powers given to the elementary schools’ principals in crisis-management due to the variable of school size. Based on the results, the researchers suggested the importance of training school principals on planning by using proper crisis-management powers.


Management, School management, School principals, Elementary education, Development of education, Riyadh..