The Readiness of Government Schools to Deal with the Emergency and Crisis Situations from School Administrators View Point
The study aimed to identify the readiness of government schools to deal with emergency situations and crises from the viewpoint of their administrators. Totaling (326) male and female administrators, the sample was randomly chosen during the first semester (2018/2019), and a tool was developed consisting of (26) items distributed in three domains. The results showed that the estimates of the sample members on all domains came with a high degree of readiness, and showed that there are statistically significant differences attributable to the variable of the school gender and in favor of males, and the presence of statistically significant differences attributable to variable years of experience and in favor (from 10-5 years, and more than 10 years), and the absence of statistically significant differences attributable to the variable of the academic qualification with the exception of the domain of preparedness and prevention and in favor of postgraduate, and the presence of statistical differences due to the variable of the school level and in favor of the (secondary) schools. The study recommends employing early warning devices to detect any emergency occurring in educational institutions.
Al Khalidi, Mariam
Almajali, Hussein K.
Masri, Amaal A.