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Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.5, No. 7)

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Page : 496-512

Keywords : S: Principle-centered leadership; school heads; Leyte division; Philippines;

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The study was conducted to find out the principle-centered leadership of the school heads in Leyte Division, Philippines. Using the descriptive-correlational method, the study used the survey questionnaire as the main data gathering tool. Most of them were on the age bracket 45 years old and above with a frequency of 67 or 44.7 percent, female got the highest frequency of 126 or 84.0 percent while male respondents got 24 or 16.0, three fourths or 90 percent of the schools had student population of below 1,000, more than one-half or 60 percent of the school heads were master’s degree holders, all or 100 percent of the schools managed by the school heads are located in the rural setting, eightythree or 55.3 percent of the respondents served as school head below 5 years and more than one-third or 78.7 percent opted formal style of passing information. The principle-centered leadership characteristics manifested by the school heads in terms of regard for learning, selfenergy, belief in other people, way of leading life, way of seeing life, exercise or self-renewal and synergy all made in the descriptive category of highly manifested. The principle-centered leadership manifested by the school heads in terms of staff personnel administration, student personnel administration, financial and physical resources and school community relations were rated highly effective. As to the relationship of variables, the relationship between the profile of the school heads and their principlecentered leadership characteristics. The computed value for sex is the only one which is lesser than the p-value at alpha 0.05 among other variables in the profile of the school heads. The hypothesis which states that there is no significant relationship between the profiles of the school head particularly on sex was rejected and therefore significant. It is further recommended that parallel studies be conducted more specifically on the variables related to gender roles of school heads and their leadership characteristics to generate more data and results to establish greater reliability and validity of the findings threshed out in the study

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