An Investigation of Clinical Supervision Practices In Oman

Fatma Mohammed Abdullah Al-Abdali, Abdo Mohamed Al-Mekhlafi


This research aims at investigating clinical supervision practices of clinical supervision in Omani schools as perceived by EFL supervisors, senior teachers and teachers. The study is a descriptive study and the population of this study is 7125 English teachers, 482 senior teachers and 158 supervisors.  The sample of the study consisted of 401 English teachers, 90 senior teachers and 46 supervisors from all governorates in Oman. Two questionnaires were used: a questionnaire for teachers and a questionnaire for senior teachers and supervisors. The study revealed the following findings: 1) there is a moderate use of clinical supervision practices as perceived by teachers, senior teachers and supervisors; 2) there are significant differences between the observers and teachers in their perceptions of the extent clinical supervision is practiced in Omani schools in the pre-lesson discussion stage and in the analysis stage for the benefit of the observers.


clinical supervision practices, Oman, EFL supervisors

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