The School Principals And Teachers’ Role In Promoting The Values Of Citizenship Among Secondary School Students In The Digital Era
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This study aimed to identify the role of school principals and teachers in promoting the values of citizenship in the digital era. In order to achieve this goal, a questionnaire consisting of 37 items was developed, including three domains: community participation, consolidation of democratic values, and consolidation of values of national belonging. This questionnaire was applied to a sample of (375) students in secondary schools in Hail region in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The main results of the study revealed that the role of school principals and teachers in promoting the values of citizenship came to a high degree, and the study domains were arranged as follows: The domain of promoting the values of national belonging ranked first with a high degree. The community participation domain came in second place with a high degree as well, while the field of consolidating democratic values came in third place with a medium degree. The results also showed that there were statistically significant differences in the estimations of the study sample members for the role of school principals and teachers in promoting citizenship values due to gender variables in favor of males, while the results did not show the presence of differences due to the class variable.