Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration And Supervision

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...

ANALYSIS OF PRINCIPALS’ MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF SCHOOL RESOURCES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

This study analyses principals’ managerial competencies for effective management of school resources in secondary schools in Anambra State. The study was conducted in Anambra State. The study population comprised 257 principals in public secondary schools in the State. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. A 24 items researcher developed instrument titled “Principals’ Managerial Competencies for Effective Management of School Resources Questionnaire (PM...

Time Management Strategies as a Panacea for Principals’ Administrative Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Enugu State, Nigeria

This study ascertained the time management strategies for principals’administrative effectiveness in secondary schools in Enugu State. Two research questions guided the study. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The study was conducted in Enugu State. The study population comprised all the 291 secondary school principals’ in Enugu State. Simple random sampling technique was used to sample146 principals for the study. The instrument u...

Information and Communication Technology Skills of Undergraduate Students of the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

This  study  surveyed  Information  and  Communication  Technology  Skills  of  undergraduate  Students  of the  University  of  Jos,  Plateau  State,  Nigeria.  The  study  employed  a  descriptive  survey  method  and questionnaire  was  the  instrument  used  for  data  collection.  The  population  for  the&nbsp...

INSTRUCTIONAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POOR PERFORMANCE IN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE ENGLISH LANGUAGE BY STUDENTS IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

AbstractSurvey research design was employed in the study because it helps in collecting and analyzing data on issues as they exist. The study covered the nine (9) secondary schools in Enugu North Local Government Area, Enugu State. The population of the study comprises all the secondary school students in Enugu North Local Government Area, Enugu State. Five (5) schools were purposively selected out of (9) schools in the Area, of study using random sampling technique. The instrument used was q...


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