Research Papers/Topics in Education/Arts & Social Sciences

School climate and teacher commitment of selected high schools

AbstractThis study focuses on school climate and teacher commitment of selected high schools in Taungdwingyi Township. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the relationship between school climate and teacher commitment in selected high schools. The subjects of this study involved all teachers who have had at least one year service in selected schools. Quantitative research method was used in this study. For quantitative study, Organizational Climate Index (OCI) developed by Hoy ...

A STUDY ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLASS SIZE AND EFFECTIVE TEACHER

ABSTRACT            The study examined the relationship between class size and effective teachers class management in Oredo Local Government Areal of Edo state.  To carry out the research, three (3) research questions were raised and turned into hypothesis to guide the study.            The study was a descriptive research that employed the ex-post-facto research design. The...

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Public relations consultancy provides specified public relations technical services which an organization cannot provide as a result of limited time, shortage of staff or lack of public relations department. Thus, this article defines public relations consultancy services; identifies specialized services that are rendered; states why we render the services, mention how the school management can maximize the benefits of consultancy services and manage the challenges therein.

THE SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PROCESS

Public relations practice involves a planned programme of activities. This is called public relations process:  It includes research, planning, communication, and evaluation. In this article, you will read about public relations research in the school system, Public relations campaign and impact of the public relations programmes on its publics.

THE SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

The school public relations department can be a task or scope structured. This is a function of school size and operations. In this article, you will read about the features of each of the structures, requirements of public relations department and domains of the public relations department or unit in the school system. The school public relations officer is a manager by status and information officer by function. You will read about the roles of a school public relations officer in the schoo...

APPROACHES AND CHALLENGES OF SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE

Public relations practice in school is carried out through various approaches. These approaches such as; publicity, public enlightenment, persuasion, and dialogue are discussed alongside the challenges of school public relations practice. Strategies to make the practice more efficient and effective are also discussed.

ETHICS, CODE OF CONDUCT, POLICY STATEMENTS AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF SCHOOL PUBLIC REATIONS PRACTICE

Every profession is guided by codes of conduct, public relations is not an exemption. In this article, the definition of public relations ethics and codes of conduct as enacted by The Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations are paraphrased. The benefits of ethical code of conduct to the school public relations practice and strategies are also discussed. The second segment of the article, discusses the school public relations policy statements and legal implications with samples.

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...

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... 

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...

Impact of the Human Relations Theory on Educational Administration

The human relations approach constituted the second major approach to administration. In response to perceived defects of the classical school of management thought which ignored or underestimated the human factor in administration, the Human Relations Movement emerged. Its major exponents were Mary Follet, Elton Mayo and McGregor. The human resource frame is built on the following pillars: 1.        1.    Organisations exi...

Where in the administrative process in my school are some of the strength and weaknesses as far as the structural theory of Administration is concerned

The structural or scientific theory of administration/management is the first approach to management thought or theory and is mainly concerned with efficiency that will increase productivity. It is the application of science to the design and running of organizations.

Comparing the “National Principles of Education in Japan” to the “Principles of the 1987 Educational Reforms in Ghana”

The key objectives of my write-up is to spell out the key similarities and differences in the education policy between Ghana 1987 educational reform and Japan’s principle of education in terms of funding and educational development, performance improvement, free and compulsory basic and secondary education, accountability and standards expectations, government expenditure, budgetary allocation on education, increasing access, pedagogy, practicality of curriculum, quality of educa...


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