Research Papers/Topics in Education/Arts & Social Sciences

Evaluation of The Implementation of The Gifted Education Programme in Nigeria: Implications For Counselling

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the implementation of Gifted Education Programme in Nigeria and draw implications for counselling. The accumulated literature and findings on poor achievement of objectives in the programme and the paucity of literature and research on its implications for counselling motivated the study. The population of study consisted of four categories of people from which a randomized sample of three hundred and fifty-six respondents were dra...

Evaluation of Christian Knowledge Religious Curriculum iin Junior Secondary Schools in Plateau State of Nigeria-1985-2000

ABSTRACT This study aimed at evaluating the Christian religious knowledge (CRK) curriculum for junior secondary schools in Plateau State of Nigeria. The CRK curriculum is used all over Nigeria for teaching Christian religious knowledge. Survey design was adopted in the study. Eight research questions and six null hypotheses that focused on the objectives of the study were formulated to guide the study. The respondents for the study were a sample of 336 junior secondary III students fr...

Teacher Quality As A Determinant Of Pupils’ Academic Performance In Religious And Moral Education: A Survey

ABSTRACT The study examined the relationship between teacher quality and pupils’ performance in RME in basic schools in the Ga-South Municipality. The correlational research design was adopted for the study. Through the use of cluster sampling, multi-stage sampling and proportional allocation of sample size as well as the purposive sampling procedure, 159 basic schools and 532 respondents consisting of 357 pupils and 175 RME teachers were selected to participate in the study ...

Teachers’, Students’ And Parents’ Perception Of Home Economics Programme In Senior High Schools In North Tongu

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess perceptions of the image of Home Economics held by teachers, parents and students of Senior High Schools in the North Tongu District. This was achieved through examining their awareness and knowledge of the content of the Home Economics programme and any differences that existed in the perception of both Home Economics and non Home Economics students by gender. A descriptive survey was employed to carry out the study. A total of 691 respondents...

Teachers’ And Pupils’ Perceptions Of The Religious And Moral Education Programme In The Junior High School; Implication For Curriculum Design

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to find out teachers and pupils perceptions of the Religious and moral education programme in the junior high school in Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana and their implication for curriculum designed. The qualitative research design was used for the study. The population was all the teachers and pupils in the junior high school in the Cape Coast Metropolis. The sample random sampling was used to select twelve schools in Cape Coast an...

Fidelity Approach To Implementing The Senior High School French Curriculum Among Selected Schools In The Takoradi Metropolis

ABSTRACT This study used the mixed method approach to examine the fidelity implementation of the SHS French curriculum among public SHSs in the Takoradi Metropolis. The study sought also to find out the relationship between certain teacher-factors and how those factors affected fidelity implementation of teachers. In so doing, 21 teachers and 129 students were surveyed and three teachers were also observed to ascertain the approach and the degree to which they implemented the cu...

SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHERS’ COMPETENCE IN TEACHING AND ASSESSING LEARNING OUTCOMES IN THE AFFECTIVE DOMAIN IN NEW JUABEN MUNICIPAL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to assess the competence of Social Studies teachers of senior high schools in New Juaben Municipality in Eastern Region of Ghana in teaching and assessing the affective domain. A census of 55 teachers was taken from eight public senior high schools in New Juaben Municipality. A 32-item questionnaire was used to collect data from these social studies teachers. Areas examined included teachers competence in formulating affective objectives, the e...

AN EVALUATION OF THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE CENTRAL REGION OF GHANA

ABSTRACT The study evaluated the teaching and learning of history in Senior High Schools in the Central Region of Ghana. Specifically, the study focused on the methods of teaching the subject, learning styles of students, teachinglearning resources, assessment instruments and teachers’ and students’ perceptions of the subject. Data were collected from documents, through the use of questionnaire and observation of classroom lessons. The internal reliability co-efficient of t...

ASSESSMENT OF PEDAGOGICAL AND CONTENT COMPETENCES AMONG SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS OF TWI LANGUAGE IN THE KWABRE EAST DISTRICT OF ASHANTI REGION, GHANA

ABSTRACT The study aimed at assessing the pedagogical and content competences among Senior High School teachers of Twi in the Kwabre East District of Ashanti Region. All the senior high school teachers of Twi and students offering Twi language as an elective subject for the West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) constituted the population for the study. The total sample size selected for the study was 252, made up of all the 12 teachers, the 6 headmaster...

EVALUATION OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES CURRICULUM: A CONVERGENT STUDY OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT The intention of this study is to improve the Christian Religious Studies curriculum. It presented difficulties encountered in order to support implementers with findings from the field. Many of such research have used traditional models for evaluation: Objective based models, Goal free evaluation models, experimental evaluation models and many more. The Context Input Process Product (CIPP) evaluation model was used in this study to evaluate the Christian Religious Stud...

THE FIDELITY APPROACH TO THE TEACHING OF CORE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN BOMPEH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – A CASE STUDY

ABSTRACTThe study examines the approach used by teachers of Core English language to teach the core English language curriculum in Bompeh Senior High School, in the Western Region of Ghana. Specifically, the study focused on the academic qualifications teachers of the Core English language curriculum possessed, how topics were arranged in the syllabus, the method used by these teachers to teach, the teaching and learning materials they used during the teaching and learning process. A case stu...

Perceptions of Kindergarten Teachers Use of Play as a Teaching Technique in Afadjato South District, Volta Region

ABSTRACT The study investigated perceptions of kindergarten teachers on the use of play as teaching technique in Afadjato South District, Volta Region. The study used concurrent triangulation mixed-methods design. A sample of 130 participants was selected for the study: 100 kindergarten teachers, 20 basic school heads and 10 school supervisors. Multistage (comprehensive selection, simple random and convenience) sampling technique was used to select the participants. Questionnaire and intervi...

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING STUDENTS IN SELECTED SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE CENTRAL REGION OF GHANA

ABSTRACTThe study examined gender differences in the academic performance ofFinancial Accounting students in selected senior high schools in the CentralRegion of Ghana. Descriptive survey design was employed to carry out the study.The simple random sampling and census techniques were used to select 331students and 137 teachers of Financial Accounting respectively. Questionnaireswere the instrument used in collecting the data. The data was analysed usingdescriptive statistics (means, standard ...

A CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF A CHILD WITH LEARNING DISABILITY/IES

The case study seeks to explore a child with a learning disorder that dropped out of his grade school, exploring the explicit factors that lead to that discussion and what he exactly went through. The case study will contain detailed information about the child starting from the point of birth, social, medical, and all other historical facts that are important in dissecting the learning disability in him. Historically, several children across the world struggle in school in certain circumstan...

Challenges Facing Implementation of Inclusive Education, A Research Paper and Policy Paper

This Research paper determines the challenges experienced by teachers involved with inclusive education, to identify challenges faced by students who participate in inclusive education, and to discover the challenges facing the management of institutions offering inclusive education.The primary methodology employed in this research was interviews. Due to current COVID-19 pandemic, observation method could not be used since the schools are currently closed. Instead, reviewing literature on the...


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