Research Papers/Topics in Arts And Social Sciences Education

ABSENCE OF MORAL INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ITS PERCEIVED EFFECTS ON ADOLESCENTS ADDICTION TO DRUGS

  ABSTRACTThe incessant increase in the rate of crime, hooliganism, cultism and other anti-social behaviours in the society led to this research work. A number of field work have been carried out and solutions preferred but not much efforts have been made by the family, the school and the government in this aspects. This study is an attempt to investigate absence of moral instructions in public schools and its effects on adolescents to drugs. Youths are the country’s asset ...

Influence of Drug Abuse on The Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Enugu North Local Government Area in Enugu State

Abstract  This study investigated and found the influence of drug abuse on the academic performance of secondary school students. The purpose of the study was to find out how drug abuse has influenced the academic performance of secondary school students.  The study adopted a descriptive survey design in which three research questions were posed. The population of the study was 1000 while the sample size of 200 was selected randomly out of the total population of Government secondar...

Factors Affecting the Implementation of Universal Basic Education in Bauchi Local Government Area

The idea of universal education was first noted in 1955 when the universal Primary education scheme was inaugurated by the government of western Nigeria. The Eastern Nigeria government launched its own universal primary education in 1957. In Northern Nigeria education was provided free by government in a bid to make children attend school (Adeyemi, 2007). Thus, at its onset, the universal primary education scheme had been taken by regional government. There was no Federal government in...

Examining the Educational Access and Opportunity for Special Needs Students

AbstractThe study, examining educational access and opportunity for special needs students, a case study of a school for special need Birnin Kebbi was necessitated by worrisome statistics that abound about the physically challenged and the researcher’s personal experiences that disabled people hardly find a voice or position in the society and if any, only few in a thousand or even in a million. The study was aimed at examining educational access available to special need students in school...

The Influence of Western Television Programmes (WTP) On the Cultural Values of Nigerian Youths

ABSTRACTAn attempt at knowing the influence of Western Television Programmes (WTP) on the cultural values of Nigeria youth accounts for the present study. To embark on this study, the descriptive research design of the survey type was adopted. A sample size of 100 respondents was drawn from the selected youths in Ijebu-Ode Local Government, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun-State, Nigeria using the random sampling technique. One instrument was used for the present study. The instrument was a self des...

Depression and Stress as Determinants of Academic Underachievement of High Ability Learners

ABSTRACTAcademic achievement of learners is an important indicator of the academic success in school. However, some high-ability learners who show great academic potential fail to perform at a level commensurate with their previously displayed abilities. Meanwhile, it has been largely discovered that these discrepancies resulted from some affective and psychological factors. Depression and Stress are linked to lower academic performance. It is proposed that academic performance is reduced in ...

EVALUATION OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES IN CRIME PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN KADUNA METROPOLIS

ABSTRACTPrivate Security Company provides complementary security services to members of the society. This study assessed the performance of Private Security Company (PSC) in crime prevention and control in Kaduna Metropolis. The objectives of the study were; to assess the level of performance of PSC in crime prevention and control, investigate factors militating against effective performance of PSC, identify areas for improvement to enhance PSC performance and make recommendations that would ...

STUDENT-TEACHER PERCEPTION ON THE RELEVANCE OF TEACHING PRACTICE EXERCISE ON BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED) PROGRAMME: A CASE STUDY OF THEUNIVERSITY OF BENI

AbstractTiis stu dy was carried out to examine Student Teachers Perception of the relevance of teaching practice exercise in the Bachelor of Education Programme; A case study of University Benin . The research adopts descriptive research survey , f ive research questions were formulated and 150 questionaire were administered to 300level and 400level students of the Faculty of Education who had completed their teaching practice exercise for the 2016/2017 academic session .An analysis of the re...

Assessment of Educational Facilities on lecturers performance

           ABSTRACTThe study was designed to access the office facilities on lecturers performance in School of Science and Technology Education, Federal University of Technology Minna. The population consist of 50 lecturers and 4 administrators. Teaching and non-teaching staff in School of Science and Technology Education was assessed. Structure questionnaire was used as instruments for data collection. Three research questions and two null hypotheses were formu...

POLICE IN INTERNAL SECURITY MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

The study examined police in internal security management in Nigeria. The study covered the period of democratic or civil rule. The study made use of both primary and secondary data; the method of data collection was the quantitative data collection technique and the qualitative data collection technique. Content analysis and descriptive statistics were used to analyze the collected data. The results of the study revealed that corruption and terrorism are the dominant cause of insecurit...

Mustapha Bura CAAFAGs Risk Assessment in Damboa

An assessment of Risk Among CAAFAGS was conducted in Damboa LGA Borno to assess the Risk among the Children

EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA.

ABSTRACTThis research was carried out to investigate the effect of class-size on students’ academic performance in senior public secondary schools in Gwagwalada area council, FCT, Abuja. The research methodology used for this research is the descriptive survey research design. The data collected from the questionnaire was analyzed based on the research questions of the study with explanations following immediately. It was discovered that large class-size leads to poor performance of the stu...

SOCIAL CLASS AND IDENTITY IN CHINUA ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART AND NO’VIOLET BULAWAYO WE NEED NEW NAMES

ABSTRACTSocial class and identity are two vital concepts that determine the personality and social relationship of individuals. As such, both concepts define the way people relate within their society. Chinua Achebe and No’violet Bulawayo in their text Things Fall Apart (1958) and We Need New Names (2014) respectively showed how social class creates certain identities through some notable characters in the two texts. This research however exposed how class stratification and identity define...

THE INFLUENCE OF PARENTAL ATTITUDE ON PUPILS’ SCHOOL READINESS OF BARIGA COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE CONSTITUENCY

ABSTRACT This study looked at the influence of parental attitude on pupils’ school readiness of Bariga Council Development Area of Lagos State Constituency. The specific objectives are to examine the demographic profile of parents in this study, to investigate forms of parental attitudes and their effects on the child readiness, to assess various forms of parental involvement on children’s school readiness, to determine whether or not the number of children in the family ...


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