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 ...

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...

THE CONCEPTS OF EDUCATION PLANNING AND SUPERVISION

INTRODUCTIONI read with interest the article by Lloyd and Becker on paediatric views of educational supervision and supervisors. It highlights the problem of educational supervision not only among paediatric, but perhaps across the whole of spectrum of postgraduate training. It is important to note that educational supervision (as distinct from clinical supervision) is a relatively new concept. Although it was recommended at the time of creation of the specialist training, clinical and educat...

TASK AREAS OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT

IntroductionIt is widely recognized and accepted that the quality of leadership always has some effect on the school effectiveness. The roleof Educational Management in this regard can hardly be overemphasized. A head teacher, who should be an educational manager, is involved in thefollowing important areas: overall school administration, the curriculum,leadership and human relations, community relations and workingrelationships. He or she strives to enforce traditions for efficiency, effecti...

First year engineering students’ approaches to study

  Abstract Student approaches to learning (SAL) and the levels of understanding they achieve are critically linked and closely related to motivation. This paper reports the results of a study involving first year higher education engineering students using the ASI-32 questionnaire to investigate approaches to study and end of year achievement.

University Education Policy in the Fight against Corruption and the Economic Development in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to determine the extent the university education policy could justify the fight against corruption for sustainable development of Nigeria. This study was designed to provide baseline information for re-engineering university policy-plan in solving the problem of corruption in order to achieve system efficiency and economic development of the nation. Expected findings would be significant to students, teachers policy makers, educational administrators, the...

AVERTING THE OBSTACLES TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH EDUCATION

ABSTRACT The study examined how education could proffer prominent solutions to the problems obstructing the progressive advancement of Nigeria economy politically, socially, economically, technologically and environmentally for the purpose of meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the needs of the future generation. To have proper comprehension of the study the opinion of notable literature were used. Terrific and practical recommendations were also use...

The Future of Education

This paper is an essay written about the possible future of education and how education could be improved in order to have sustainable growth and development.INTRODUCTIONEducation has been described all over the world as the key that opens the door of civilization and development. Undoubtedly, education in the future will remain paramount to every nation. It will remain an instrument ‘par excellence’ for effecting national development. Education in the future will definitely offer concept...