ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD
(Early Childhood Education and Elementary Teacher Education Department)
ASSIGNMENT No 1
QNO1. Describe the characteristic of school organization. How school organization
contribute to school community relationship? (10+10)
An organization is defined as the necessary combination of human efforts, material equipments brought together in a systematic and effective correlation to accomplish the desired results.
School organization comes under the broader umbrella of school management. The school management deals with the overall policy framing and ensuring the smooth functioning of the school, while the school organization is about the actual organization of resources, events, personnel of a school. In a school, we find the distribution of work. Different people are assigned duties and made responsible for the same. They are also given due powers to discharge their duties effectively. The co-ordination between different personnel is also ensured to organize the activities of the school properly. There is also a clearly laid down organizational structure which exists in the school and which also help in effective organization of the school activities.
Thus school organization means
- Organization of different types of activities of a school
- Organization of Material resources of a school
- Organization of a school personnel
- Organization of Ideas and Principles into school system which includes building relationships, creating conducive climate for work at the school etc.
Elements of an ideal school organization
Following are the elements of an ideal organization. An ideal school organization should have all these elements.
Simplicity: This means there should be clarity of roles, duties, responsibilities and powers on the part of each person working in a school. This avoids confusion and chaos leading to better organization of the activities of the school.