Research Papers/Topics in Education/Arts & Social Sciences

Institutional capacity and students' academic performance in Oyo State Secondary Schools.

AbstractPurpose: This study investigated the relationship which exists between institutional capacity and students’ academic performance in Oyo State secondary schools. Methodology: The researcher adopted descriptive research design of survey type. The population for the study consisted of all teachers in all the 324 public secondary schools in Oyo State. Stratified random sampling and proportional sampling techniques was used to select 15 local Government Areas out...

Delegation of Authority and Job Satisfaction of Secondary School Teachers in Kajola Local Government, Okeho, Oyo State.

AbstractThis paper examined delegation of authority on job satisfaction of secondary school teachers in Kajola Local Government, Oyo State. Descriptive research of survey type was adopted. The population of the study consist of all teachers in Kajola Local Government secondary schools. Stratified random sampling technique was adopted to select respondents used. A structured questionnaire which was well scrutinized by experts in the field of study was used, it was well validated and tested for...

Project Management for Development in Africa: Why Projects are Failing and What Can be Done About It?

ContentsChapter One: Introduction...............................................................................................................41.1 Introduction............................................................................................................................41.2 Aims and Objectives..............................................................................................................61.3 Research Questions..........................................................

Research Designs, Types Of Research Designs, Characteristics Of Good Research Design

RESEARCH DESIGNSRefers to the structuring of investigation. with the aid of identifying variables and their relationships to one another. Desiring a research involves organizing the collection and analysis of data to fulfill the purpose of research so as to provide the information required.Research design is an outline or a scheme that serves as a useful guide to the researcher in his or her effort to generate data for the study.Research design are used in other to demonstrate how the variabl...

HEALTH AND FINANCE:Examining and Establishing a Link

Abstract Healthy people are happy people. One of the factors that debunks John Mathus' Population Theory is improved health care as we have it today. However, good health comes at its cost which is financing. The relationship between health and finance is a positive one. Among other determinants of health, finance holds a strong influence and This paper aims at testing the hypothesis, that the strong financial base of an economic entity (a household, country or large firm) is highly likely t...

A Critical Examination of Broken Homes in Nigeria

Marriage is an important part of man’s social life; a covenant and commitment between a man and woman. At a particular stage in life, people are questioned if they are not married. Yet, some people see the cure for unhappy marriage as separation (divorce), it’s often seems to be a problem than a solution; meanwhile, the society is heavily affected. Divorce remains a severe crisis; it inflicts pains on people concerned, children and the society at large. Many have seen the marriage covenan...

EDUCATION, SECURITY AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT:THE CASE OF NIGERIA

There is no doubt that investment in education, particularly higher education, is expensive (not as expensive as ignorance), but the returns are of immense benefit for nation building in the long run. Every nation requires competent and experienced people for its development, and the products of higher education form the tools for such development. Higher education provides the necessary manpower with the required skills and competencies essential for the social, economic and political advanc...

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 ...

The History Of Democracy from Ancient Athens to Present day

Democracy is one of the most successful political systems of the 20th and 21st centuries. In a democrat government people have rights to chosen the religion of their choices; because democracy gives an opportunities to have equal rights before the law. When democracy was invented, the system was referred to as Demokrita, which connotes rule by the people. Schumpeter (1947) opined that “democracy means only that the people have the opportunity of accepting or rejecting the men who ...

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...

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA

Abstract The rate of unemployment has always been calling for attention in most of the sub-Saharan Africa countries. The situation is also pertinent in Nigeria despite inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) and rise in gross domestic product (GDP). The study investigates the impact of FDI and GDP on unemployment in Nigeria using time series data spanning 1981 to 2017; descriptive and inferential  statistics  of ordinary  least  square (OLS)  method  ...

Education and Employment Nexus in Nigeria

Abstract This work studies Education-Employment Nexus In Nigeria Education is an important aspect of human life. Thinking of education as human capital motivates societies to invest in education to raise productivity, and to increase individual and social benefits. The issue of employment is very germane to any  economy; this is why one of the main macroeconomic objectives of any country is to attain full employment. This study shall provide the government with relevant and reliable...

COLONIAL MASTERS AND NIGERIAN RULERS: THE AGENTS OF NIGERIA UNDERDEVELOPMENT.

ABSTRACT The paper looks at the activities of the colonial masters before Independence and Nigeria rulers after Independence and identifies the era during which the country was underdeveloped. Using descriptive method of data gathering, the paper reveals that Nigerians lived a better life during colonial rule than what is obtainable now. There was orderliness, there was security of lives and property, there was good standard of education, and the infrastructures were not dilapidated. But...

Managing Childhood Education in a Depressed Economy: Implication for National Development.

AbstractThe study was designed to examine managing childhood education in a depressed economy. It viewed that since education is conscious and direct; all the groups that make up the society are involved in providing education to children especially at early stage. The paper therefore discussed the roles of the government, parents and the entire community in child’s education. The paper principally also reviewed the challenges facing childhood education in the Nigerian present-day economic ...

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...

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