Works Under Education/Arts & Social Sciences

Effect of School environmental factors on teaching and learning of economics in secondary schools

ABSTARCTThis study examines the influence of environmental factors on teaching learning process of economics in secondary schools. Primary method of data collection was used. One way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and cross tab Chi Square was used to analyse the data. Findings from the study revealed that the environmental factors examined in this study have significant effect on teaching learning process. Specifically, the findings revealed that physical facilities have significant effec...

EFFECTS OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICES ON EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe educational system has for long had serious hit from examination malpractice and this has brought into focus the need to tackle this issues in order of finding ways to eradicate such problems. In the light of the above the study looked at examination malpractices in Apa local government area with the view to achieve the following objectives.1.  To find out the causes of examination malpractice in the local government area.2. To find out the various means by which s...

An Assessment of Secondary School Students' Performance in Economics in Ado Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti State

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to investigate into the assessment of secondary school student performance in economics in Ado-Ekiti Local Government are in Ekiti StateThis population of this study consisted 20 economics teacher and 100 economics student in their senior secondary school II. A simple random sampling technique was selected to investigate the student performance in economics was due to lack of interest in economics by student, short supply of qualified economics teachers I schoo...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO COST AND STUDENTS` LEARNING OUTCOMES IN SELECTED SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SUBJECTS IN LAGOS STATE

ABSTRACT        This study investigated cost and students’ learning outcomes in selected senior secondary school subject in Lagos state with a view to determine the contribution of the invested funds by the Lagos state government as well as different households in Lagos state senior secondary school education to students’ learning outcomes.        The students’ WASSCE results for five years (2005-2009) were taken as a measure of students’ learning outcome. A total ...

TEACHING MORAL EDUCATION FOR RESTORATION OF NATIONAL DIGNITY IN NIGERIA

Education is saddled with the onerous responsibility of bringing up children who are responsible and contributing positively to the development of the family, local, national and international communities. This is why all nations strive hard to give the younger generation sound education not only academically but also morally to guarantee a prosperous society. In Nigeria, the desire to build a strong and prosperous nation has led to educationists, curriculum experts and politicians to ...

Tax Revenue and Economic Growth in Nigeria

Abstract This study examines tax revenue and economic growth in Nigeria. To achieve this objective, time series data of 15 years were collected from secondary source between 2000 and 2014. The secondary data were sourced from CBN statistical bulletin, 2007; Federal Inland Revenue Service Statistics, 2013, and Nigeria Bureau of Statistics. The data collected were analyzed using relevant statistical techniques. The results reveal that firstly, there is a significant relationship betwee...

RE-CONSTRUCTING VOCATION AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION FOR SKILLS ACQUISITION BY SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.

This paper focuses on re-constructing Vocational and Technical Education in skills acquisition by Secondary School Students. The survival of any nation or people is predicated on the level of development. Where the standard of living is low, the nation is at risk of total collapse. Vocational/Technical Education therefore is among the vital tools which can be used to develop individuals. It is field where opportunities exist for gainful employment being mostly practically oriented; ...

TEACHERS’MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ABUJA MUNICIPAL AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA

AbstractToday, the need to improve academic performance in our secondary schools calls for serious commitment from all quarters. Consequently, this study investigated teachers’ motivation and academic achievement of senior secondary school students in Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory. Specifically, the study sought to find out whether teachers ‘motivation has effect on their morale and the academic achievement of Senior Secondary School Student in AMAC, FCT.A ...

Factors contributing to school dropout among girls in Tanzania

The study aims to examine the factors contributing to school dropout among girls in Tanzania. Dodoma, Lindi, Pwani and Singida were the case areas of the study, in which, 315 people were selected and various methods of data collection such as in-depth interview, administered questionnaire and focus group discussion were applied. The findings showed that, girls’ dropout is high in both primary and secondary level compared to boys while the factors reported to be contributing to dropout...

NATION BUILDING IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY

IntroductionMulticulturalism describes the existence of multiple cultural traditions within a given territory. This usually occurs through amalgamation or through immigration. A multicultural society can be described as a society in which many cultures live aside each other and each culture is respected. Multiculturalism is the acceptance of multiple ethnic cultural practices at the organizational level. This is applied to the demographic makeup of a society, where people from different relig...

THE IMPACT OF POOR REVENUE GENERATION ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Revenue generation is the nucleus and the path to modern development. Thus, the study was to assess the impact of poor revenue generation on the development of Local Government Areas. Consequent upon the fact that this tier of government is the closest to the people, and it will required revenue to meet the social and infrastructural expectations of its people. But it is worrisome that the level has fallen below expectations, vis-à-vis its inability to provide basic soc...

NIGERIA FOREIGN DEBT AND THEIR CHALLENGES IN ECONOMY RECOVERY

Foreign debt, otherwise known as external debt, is the part of total debt held by creditors of foreign countries, i.e. non-residents of the debtor's country. According to BUSINESS DICTIONARY, Foreign Debt is an amount a country owes to other countries either directly as a result of government –to-government loans or indirectly because of negative balance of trade Foreign debt is placed within four broad categories: Private non-guaranteed debtPublic and publicly...

NEMA, State Contigency Response Agencies and the Conflict Refugee Management in Northeastern Nigeria: A Social Work Perspective

There have been a number of uprising in the Nigeria society o f resent. The Northeastern states have received a number of these upraising.   For example when the Boko Haram insurgency started in the North Eastern parts of Nigeria some years ago, majority of Nigerians felt it will come and go like other conflict challenges the country has had in the past. Though there are a number of different conflicts plaguing the North Eastern part of Nigeria, the Boko Haran insurgence has  ...

The Causes of Pirate Attack on the Gulf of Guinea And the Adopted Solution in Africa

In this paper, the research study on the causes of pirate attack on the gulf of guinea and the adopted solution in Africa is welcomed.  This method was emphasized to solve and address the abnormal pirate attacks paraded on the gulf of guinea which involves the loss of lives, goods worth of millions, properties, ships, cargoes, income revenues, import and export materials and equipment that worth million dollars and investment, lost to pirates attacks especially the countries that...

CAUSES OF DIVORCE AND ITS EFFECT ON CHILD UP-BRINGING AMONG WOMEN IN OJI-RIVER L.G.A, ENUGU STATE.

08132208096 This research work titled “the causes of divorce and its effect on child up bring among women in Oji-River L.G.A, Enugu State examine the relationship between divorce and its effect on child up bringing among women in Oji-River L.G.A. The researcher adopted survey design. The population of the study consists of the entire population of Oji-River L.G.A, which consist of 79,280. The sample size of this study is 399. The sampling techniques used in this study are purposive and stra...


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