IMPROVEMENT OF LEADERSHIP SKILLS AMONG HEADMASTERS IN THE BASIC EDUCATION IN DAKHILIYAH REGION, OMAN
This study is to discover the types of skills and ways required by school leaders. It also presented a guideline of the skills needed which assist school leaders in implementing the new basic education system. The findings indicated that most of our school headmasters in Al-Dakhiliyah region, Oman, require activities, training programs and workshops which would develop their leadership skills, fit their needs, fill their gaps in knowledge, and match the specific challenges of the basic school education. This in turn will assist them in implementing its aims and helps them to carry out their new responsibilities in their schools.