Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

RELIABILITY ISSUES IN TEACHING PRACTICE ASSESSMENT: A CASE STUDY OF RATING UNIVERSITY PRE-SERVICE TEACHING PRACTICE

The need to ensure quality in assessing pre-service students on teaching practice so that decisionmade on their performance is reliable and valid necessitated that reliability and validity of ratingthem is always determined. It is important that students on pre-service teaching practice arereliably and validly assessed. Nevertheless available evidence hardly shows that this is thepractice in teacher training institutions in Nigeria. In the absence of sufficient empirical evidenceto show that ...

NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS’ KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS EDUCATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

The purpose of the study was to investigate teachers’ knowledge and attitude towards education for sustainability. One hundred and fifty (150) Secondary School Science Teachers were selected for the study using an adapted questionnaire to collect relevant data.  Their responses were analysed using descriptive statistics.  The findings of the study showed that teachers had positive attitude toward the teaching of education for sustainability, similarly, they are also aware and can explain ...

Overcoming A Recessed Economy Through Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This paper review examined the utilization of TVET as a tool for economic growth and development in a recessed economy. It briefly discussed the concept of recession with emphasis on Nigeria; some of the indicators of recession were also identified. It analyzed the concept of technical and vocational education while identifying some of its objectives. One of the objectives of TVET significant to this study was its emphasis on skill acquisition and self-reliance. Some challenges ...

THE SCHOOL PUBLICS

The school publics are individuals, group of individuals or organizations that are interested in the school activities or whom the school activities impact on. Besides, those whose activities impact on school programmes and image are also referred to as the school publics.

SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE

The practice of school public relations is grossly misconceived by people and practitioners who entered the profession by chance.  To correct the misconception, an effort is made to define school public relations practice from professional context as enunciated by renowned public relations practitioners and educationists.  Moreover, its goals and benefits are discussed. 

SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS MEDIA

Public relations practitioners interact with publics through information dissemination. This is achievable through many means called public relations media. The write-up, therefore, identifies personal contact, telecommunications (telecoms) corporate advertising, publications, special events, mass media, souvenirs and direct mail as various media available for efficient and effective school public relations practice. An attempt is also made to acquaint readers of the strength and setback of e...

Implications of Christian Persecution in Nigerian and Persecutions in the Pre-Constantine Roman Empire

ABSTRACTThe Christians’ persecution in Nigeria especially in the Northeast region has resulted in an unprecedented record of Christian casualties. The question is “who are the persecutors and what are the effects of persecution”? As Christians are destabilized and scattered in the north, what happened to Christianity as they relocated to other regions? The Christians in the Roman Empire also suffered a great deal of persecution not knowing when it will end until Constantine was r...

African_philosophy

African Philosophy a phenomenon discourse is a historical cum introductory study text book of African philosophy.

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS ACTIVITIES AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION AMONG RURAL DWELLERS OF BOSSO,NIGERIA

The phenomenal growth in the level of poverty in spite of the increasingly government established programs aimed at poverty alleviation in Nigeria call for the study into other options outside the purview of the Government. Hence this paper examines the impact of Non-Governmental Organisations activities on poverty alleviation among dwellers of selected villages (Gidan Kwano, Gidan Mangoro and Gurara) in Bosso Local Government, Niger State of Nigeria based on Weisbrod performance failure theo...

Research project 2017

The research work is all about the influence of the socio-religious backgrounds of students on their modes of dressing while on campus... 

Role of Traditional Institution in Nigeria Democratic Space: Contending Perspectives, Issues and Potentials

AbstractThe   article   examines   the   place   of   traditional   institutions   in   Nigeria   democratic   space   and electioneering process in Nigeria. The article contends on the role of the traditional institutions in   today’s   democracy   emphasizing   whether   the   institution   is   conform   with   the   problem   of relevance or constitutional recognition....

CHALLENGES FACING THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE IN GHANA AND THEIR PROPOSED SOLUTION

The teaching and learning of integrated science in Ghana is plagued with many challenges. This article looks at some of these challenges and proposes  solutions that can help in the situation. The article considers the problems from the teachers and students perspective, resource availability and nature of assessment.

THE EXTENT OF INTEGRATION IN THE GHANAIAN SHS INTEGRATED SCIENCE SYLLABUS

Integrated science is an approach by which scientific concepts and principles are presented in manner to express the fundamental unity of thought in science so as to avoid undue stress distinction among the various scientific field.  This implies that science must not be put into separate disciplines like physics, chemistry or biology when being presented. This means that an integrated science curriculum should not have separate discipline like physics, chemistry and biology and fo...

REFLECTIVE PRACTICE OF A PHYSICS TEACHER

On 12th June, 2018, I visited Sefwi Wiawso Senior High School in Ghana to observe a physics lesson on the topic “Electrical Circuit” taught by a physics teacher. It was a one hour period lesson. The purpose for observing the lesson was to reflect on an aspect of the lesson that requires special attention and describe how to develop this area to improve my practice. There are different theories and models on reflection of lesson such as; the Kolbs’s Model of Experiential le...


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