Analytical Study of the Organisational Culture- Related Practices in Colleges of Education in Western and Central Regions of Ghana

2021 Research on Humanities and Social Sciences  
This study was undertaken to ascertain the organisational culture related practices in Colleges of Education in the Central and Western Regions of Ghana. The conduct of the research was guided by two research questions. The main research instrument used was a questionnaire. Both open-ended and close-ended questions were used. The statistical tools used for the analysis were Frequency, Percentage distributions, Mean and Standard deviations and ANOVA.The study revealed that in spite of the
more » ... on of the Colleges of Education to the tertiary level, most of the practices of the colleges are still based on second cycle organisational culture. The elevation of the Colleges of Education to the tertiary status has imposed challenges on discipline as teacher trainees perceive the rules and regulations of the Colleges as being too strict. Recommendations made include: Measures should be put in place by College authorities to create democratic, open and transparent administration to ensure that both students and tutors operate without fear of being maligned or discriminated against in the performance of their duties. College principals are enjoined to put in place pragmatic measures to facilitate governance of the colleges as tertiary institutions and to ensure that second cycle cultural practices are eschewed.
doi:10.7176/rhss/11-13-01 fatcat:zw2rxsxohfchtilekf6nzkrsza