The current study aimed at investigating the educational crisis management and its relation to using distance learning approach in secondary stage schools in Al-Balqaa governorate during COVID-`19 outbreak from the perspectives of teachers. A random study sample consisted of 10 male and female teachers from 30 different secondary stage schools was recruited in this study. A researcher developed questionnaire consisted of 54 items was adopted in this study. The questionnaire items were examining the educational crisis management requirements (36 items) and the distance learning (18items). Data processing was performed using the Statistical Package of Social Sciences (SPSS). The results indicated that the educational crisis management requirements ranged between (3.72-3.93) that are at high levels, where the planning domain was ranked first with the highest mean score of (3.93), followed by leadership skills with a mean score of (3.78) And in the third rank was the information domain with a mean score of (3.75), and in the fourth rank was the communication domain with a mean score of (3.73), finally in the last rank was the team work with a mean score of (3.72). the results related to distance learning indicated that the mean scores ranged between (3.56- 3.64) at moderate levels, so that the rationale for distance learning method domain got the highest mean score (3.64), followed by the importance of distance learning method with a mean score of (3.62), and in the third and last rank was the obstacles of the distance learning method with a mean score of (3.58). The total mean score for the distance learning method was (3.59) and a standard deviation (.687), and with moderate level. Finally, the results showed the positive and significant role of the requirements of educational crisis management in its five domains (planning, information, communications, leadership skills, team work) in raising the level of use of the distance learning method in its three domains (the importance of distance learning, the rationale for distance learning, and the obstacles to distance learning) among male and female teachers of secondary schools in Al Balqaa governorate.
Secondary stage, educational crisis management, distance learning, crisis management.