The Effect of School Leadship on Student’s Academic Achievement: Case Study Bosaso Secondary Schools in Puntland

  • Ibrahim Aden Jama Puntland State University
Keywords: Academic Achievment, Case Study, School Leadship


Purpose of the study: This study investigated the influence of leadership styles on secondary school student’s academic achievement in Bosaso, Somalia. Tasks were to: explore the commonly used leadership style that can lead to students’ academic performance and to establish the relationship between school heads’ leadership styles and students’ academic performance.

Methodology: This study employed correlation research designed was collected through questionnaires. The data collected were analyzed by using SPSS.

Main Findings: The results established that democratic leadership styles primarily influence students' academic achievement/performance, implying a strong and positive influence and significance of democratic leadership style on students' academic achievement. For the Laissez-faire leadership style, the relationship negatively influenced students' academic performance and was very weak and insignificant. Autocratic leadership style, although the relationship was powerful the relationship.

Novelty/Originality of this study: In this case, it can be concluded that democratic leadership styles primarily influence students' academic achievement/performance, implying a strong and positive influence and significance of democratic leadership style on students' academic achievement.

Author Biography

Ibrahim Aden Jama, Puntland State University

Department of Science in Statistics, Faculty of  Business, Economics and Statistics, Puntland State University, Garoowe, Somalia


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How to Cite
I. A. Jama, “The Effect of School Leadship on Student’s Academic Achievement: Case Study Bosaso Secondary Schools in Puntland”, Jor. Eva. Edu, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 36-39, Jan. 2023.