Administrator's Decisions and English Teacher's Expectations in Conflict: A Longitudinal Qualitative Case Study
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
In this study, a private school of secondary education, department of English language teaching (ELT) was examined by interviewing the teachers through SWOT analysis data collection procedure. Every teacher (N=12) working for the ELT department was interviewed for at least 40 minutes. The first cycle of data collection was completed in the fall term of 2008-2009 academic year. The participants shared their notions on the education and institution. The results of theme analysi s indicated that
... s indicated that there existed a conflict between the ELT department and school managers. Within the SWOT analysis, the managers were indicated as a thread for the group of English teachers and English education. In the fall term of 2011-2012 academic year, the qualitative data collection procedure was repeated to reveal if any changes occurred in the meantime. The results indicated t hat the conflict was resolved with the dismissal of managerial team from the institution.