This study is to examine and analyze the effect of industrial strike on the educational sector in Nigeria. The sample for the study consisted of 85 (eighty five) respondents between 11-19 years of age for student’s and 25-37 for teacher’s. The research instrument used in this study is the questionnaire and a total of eighty five (85) questionnaires were administered to the respondents, (50) student’s and (35) teacher’s. The data collected was edited and simple statistical method such as the percentage was used to illustrate the relationship between the variable analyzed. However, this study has lead us to conclude that the effect of industrial strike on the educational sector in Nigeria, which denies the teachers of the provision of fringe benefits, low salary, lack of promotion, shorter working days, political instability and lack of government interest in the educational system. Base on the findings of this study, we recommend that; it is advised that teacher’s should learn to be patient in the face of delayed allowances and arrears. Parents are advised to learn to curb their children even in the face of strike. This could be done by monitoring their study habits, engaging them with academic assignment at home. Despite the fact that the remunerations worker’s has been positively appraised, teacher’s still embark on strike because of the failure of government to fulfill promises in the areas of promotion of teacher’s as at when due, payment of long term arrears etc. Conclusively, steps should be taken by the government, teachers and the society at large to avoid this problem called strike which is eating up the educational system totally.
Keywords: Teacher’s Strike, Educational System, Government, Nigeria
Adeyemi, O (2019). Effects of industrial action on educational sector in nigeria. Afribary.com: Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-industrial-action-on-educational-sector-in-nigeria
Okediran, Adeyemi. "Effects of industrial action on educational sector in nigeria" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 01 Feb. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-industrial-action-on-educational-sector-in-nigeria . Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.
Okediran, Adeyemi. "Effects of industrial action on educational sector in nigeria". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 01 Feb. 2019. Web. 25 Feb. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-industrial-action-on-educational-sector-in-nigeria >.
Okediran, Adeyemi. "Effects of industrial action on educational sector in nigeria" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed February 25, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-industrial-action-on-educational-sector-in-nigeria