The Relationship Between the Effectiveness of School Principals in the Communication Process and the Psychological Capital Levels of Teachers During the COVID-19


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Karabay A., Korumaz M. , Kocabaş İ.

Kastamonu Eğitim Dergisi, vol.29, no.3, pp.756-768, 2021 (International Refereed University Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.24106/kefdergi.926791
  • Title of Journal : Kastamonu Eğitim Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.756-768

Abstract

Purpose: This study was conducted to determine the relationship between the effectiveness of school principals in the communication process and the psychological capital of teachers. Design/Methodology/Approach: The research was conducted in relational research design, one of the quantitative research approaches. The scope of the study consisted of primary, secondary, and high school teachers in the Güngören district of Istanbul province. The stratified sampling method was determined as the sampling method, and the sample consisted of 353 participants. The Scale of Effectiveness of School Principals in the Communication Process and the Short Form of the Psychological Capital Scale were used as data collection tools. The analysis of the data was executed with the SPSS 21 program. Findings: Correlation analysis was conducted to determine the relationship between the two variables of the study. As a result of the research, a moderate relationship was found between the effectiveness of school principals in the communication process and the psychological capital of teachers. As a result of this, regression analysis was made, and it was determined that the effectiveness of school principals in the communication process explained 13% of teachers' psychological capital. Highlights: As a result of the research, it was recommended to organize practical training for school principals and teachers on the use of digital communication platforms due to the pandemic and allocate time for psychological capital and communication process during the seminar periods.