The objective of this quantitative study is; to investigate the attitudes of the heads of the sections in the General Directorates of Education in the Sultanate of Oman towards administrative accountability as well as to know the impact of gender, qualifications, experience and educational governate on the attitudes of the heads of the sections in the Directorates General of Education in the Sultanate of Oman towards administrative accountability and arriving at procedures to activate the administrative accountability. In order to achieve the aims of the study, a questionnaire of (39) statements distributed in four axes: the concept of administrative accountability, objectives of administrative accountability were developed. After checking the validity and reliability of the study tool. It was applied on a sample consisting of 197 head of a section from six governorates in Oman. Muscat, Batinah North, Batinah South, Dhahira North, Sharqia and Dakhliya. After collecting the data was analyzed by calculating the arithmetic means, standard deviations, and frequencies. To verify the significant differences attributable to the study variables, a unilateral variance analysis, test(v), Shaivism test were done for the study axes. The study results showed that the attitudes of the heads of the sections towards administrative accountability were high. The study also found that the study sample estimates for the following axes (the concept of accountability, objectives of administrative accountability, administrative accountability standards were high. The study also revealed estimates of the study sample for the axis administrative accountability constraints average.
administrative accountability, departmental directions, , directorates of education