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Educational Administration and Management by I. S. Sindhu

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13

Delegation of Authority and Accountability

After reading this chapter, you will be conversant with:

  • Delegation of Authority
  • Accountability
Delegation of Authority

The delegation of authority is a necessary function of an able headmaster. The headmaster should delegate to the members of the staff the supervision and responsibility of various activities, such as conducting examinations, maintaining school cleanliness, organizing morning assemblies, raising funds, running the hostel, organizing scouting, and conducting literary and social programmes. The delegation of power will develop in them a sense of responsibility towards the school. They should consult their colleagues regarding the improvement in the school discipline and instruction. ...

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