Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration And Supervision

Intellectual Bullying and Harassment of Students by Lecturers/Supervisors

Academic institution can be a hostile place when lecturers/supervisors mistreat and bully students. Bullying occurs in all stages of life and the university is not an exception. The fact that most cases of bullying in universities are usually shut down and rarely discussed, does not mean it is not happening. The paper examined the prevalence of lecturer/supervisor bullying among students and how it wreaks havoc on students’ sense of self – worth and self – confidence...

School Facilities, Class Size and Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students in English Language in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State.

The study investigated the difference in the academic achievement of secondary school students based on school facilities and class size in English Language in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State. Two research questions were raised and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The ex-post facto survey design was used in carrying out this study. The population of the study comprised 21,726 Senior Secondary Two (SS2) students distributed into 86 public secondary schools in Uy...

Administrators’ Interpersonal Intelligence and Quality Management of Education in Akwa Ibom State Public Secondary Schools

The study examined the relationship between administrators’ interpersonal intelligence and quality management of education. The study was aimed at ascertaining the interpersonal intelligence level of administrators and also to establish the quality management of education by administrators in Akwa Ibom State public secondary schools. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Two research questions and one hypothesis were postulated to guide the study. The tar...

Principals Instructional Supervision and Teachers Effectiveness

The study examined the differences in teachers’ effectiveness based on principals’ instructional supervision in public secondary schools in Uyo Local Education Committee in Akwa Ibom State. Four objectives and their corresponding research questions and hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The ex-post facto design was used in carrying out this study. Two hundred and one teachers and 14 principals were drawn from the population of 1,105 teachers and 14 principals respectively t...

PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION, THE NEED OF ALL PROSPECTIVE HEADS OF SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AND HEADS OF SCIENCE INSTITUTIONS

Never before has leadership in education setting been more critical for our schools, the society and its organisations, both public and private. Concerns about performance has mounted, while at the same time we are beginning to appreciate the complexities of bringing about improvement in our schools. As a result, the shortage of qualified leaders at all levels of educational institutions is of much concern. In a complex and multi-layered world, the conventional idea of great leadership ...

Classroom Adequacy and Convenience as Perceived by Students and Teachers in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria

TABLE OF CONTENTSDEDICATION iiACKNOWLEDGEMENT iiiCERTIFICATION ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vAPPENDICES viiLIST OF TABLES viiiLIST OF FIGURES viiiACRONYMS & ABBREVIATIONS viiiABSTRACT xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background to the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 41.3 Purpose of the study 41.4 Objectives of the study 51.5 Research question 51.6 Significance of the study 61.7 Scope of the Study 71.8 Limitations of the Study 71.9 Operational definition of significant terms 7CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF ...

EXAMINE THE IMPACT OF FAMILY SOCIO-ECONOMY AND ITS EFFECTS ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN IKERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EKITI-STATE

ABSTRACT           The purpose of this research work is to examine the impact of family socio-economic and its effects on students’ academic performance in primary schools in Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti State.           The sample consists of 120 students randomly selected in three schools in the Local government. The Instrument was a structure questionnaire on socio-economic status of family.           It was concluded that the education...

PRINCIPALS’ PERCEPTION OF SINGLE-SEX EDUCATION

Abstract This paper investigated principals’ perception of single-sex education. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population comprised all principals in the Federal Capital Territory – Abuja. The sample of the study was 30 respondents who were drawn from the population through purposive and random sampling. A self-designed instrument tagged ‘Principals’ Perception of Single-Sex Education Questionnaire’ (PPSSEQ) was used for data collection. The instrument was val...

ANALYSIS OF THE TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION ON THE POOR STATUS OF TEACHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

AbstractThis study was carried out to examine teachers’ perception of the poor status of teacher education in Nigeria. To achieve this, a survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of 1200 secondary school teachers was randomly drawn from three senatorial districts in Delta State. A structured questionnaire with the Likert scale format was administered by the researchers’ research assistants as data collection instrument. The data was analysed using frequency counts and pe...

Motivation and Effective Performance of Academic Staff in Higher Education (Case Study of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State, Nigeria)

This study investigated motivation and effective performance of academic staff in higher education. The research design was descriptive survey. The population comprises of all lecturers and heads of various departments in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State. Fifty (50) lecturers and ten (10) heads of department which was randomly selected for the study. Data was carefully collected through questionnaire measuring it item on a four (4) point likert-type-rating scale a...

Principals’ Supervisory Techniques as Correlates of Teachers’ Job Performance in Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

The persistent and prolonged pitiable state of teachers’ job performance leading to poor academic achievement of secondary school students in Ebonyi State has become a source of concern and worry among stakeholders and parents. This could be that instructional supervision is not regularly performed by the principals in order to provide professional guidance and assistance to teachers to enable them improve on their instructional delivery. It...

Administrators’ Managerial Competencies for Sustainable Human Resource Management in Secondary Education in Enugu State

The inability of teachers to timely cover the scheme of work, students’ truancy and persistent lateness to school, poor attitude towards teaching and learning, activities of cultism and frequent conflicts among secondary school students in Enugu State prompted this study to determine the administrators’ managerial competencies for sustainable human resource management in secondary education in Enugu State. Two specific purposes were formulated and two research que...

Principals’ Human Capital Development Practices for Enhancing Staff Personnel Administration in Secondary Schools in Oyo State, Nigeria

Unsatisfactory performance of secondary school students in external examinations in Oyo State seems to suggest lapses in principals’ application of human capital development practices especially in the areas of training and mentoring of teachers to enhance instructional delivery. This unpleasant state of affair necessitated the researchers to investigate principals’ human capital development practices for enhancing staff personnel administration in secondary schools in Oyo ...

Principals’ Application of Instructional Leadership Practices for Secondary School Effectiveness in Oyo State

This study ascertained the principals’ application of instructional leadership practices for secondary school effectiveness in Oyo State. Two research questions guided the study and two null hypotheses were tested. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised 8,701 which were made of 969 principals and 7,732 teachers in public secondary school principals in Oyo State. Proportionate Stratified sampling techni...

Principals’ Provision of Incentive for Secondary Schools' Improvement in Oyo State.

This study ascertained the principals’ provision of incentive for secondary schools' improvement in Oyo State. Two research questions guided the study and two null hypotheses were tested. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was8,701 which comprised 969 principals and 7,732 teachers in public secondary school principals in Oyo State. Proportionate Stratified sampling technique was used to draw 871 respondents made up of 97 princip...


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