Research Papers/Topics in Pyschology Education

PSYCHOSOCIAL CORRELATES OF DIPO RITES OF PASSAGE AMONG THE KROBO IN THE EASTERN REGION OF GHANA

ABSTRACTDipo is a prominent transitional rite of passage among the Krobo which has been carried out for years in the Eastern Region of Ghana. This ceremony is held annually and it is expected that initiates (Krobo girls who undergo the rites) spend 3 days at a place called Dipo house. Its relevance is to prevent promiscuity, teenage pregnancy and premarital sex until Krobo girls were of age to marry. The present study examined 145 participants comprising 80 initiates and 65 non-initiates recr...

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERCEIVED UNION EFFECTIVENESS, QUALITY OF WORK LIFE AND UNION COMMITMENT

ABSTRACTThe study investigated factors that may predict union member’s commitment towards their unions. In this regard, the study focused on the relationship between perceived union effectiveness, quality of work life and union commitment among union members in Ghana. The study also examined how the various dimensions of perceived union effectiveness and quality of work life account for variance in union commitment. Participants for the study were chosen from three mining companies in Ghana...

COMMUTING STRESS, PERSONALITY AND WORKER WELL-BEING: A STUDY AMONG HAULAGE DRIVERS IN TEMA

ABSTRACTThough commuting to and from work has some health benefits, depending on one’s mode of commute, commuters often face the risk of contracting health issues. Commuting to and from work has posed health problems among the worker population in many countries, including Ghana. Despite the fact that there is a lot of research on commuting, there are few studies which report on commuting stress among haulage drivers. This study focused on commercial drivers, specifically the haulage driver...

The influence of effect of unionized organization

INTRODUCTIONThe process of organizing the employees of a company into a labor union which will act as an intermediary between the employees and company management. In most cases it requires a majority vote of the employees to authorize a union. If a union is established the company is said to be unionized.A labour union is an association of workers, which consist of representatives that mediate between the workers and their employer in order to avoid any unfair treatment that could be meted o...

ATTITUDE OF MOTHERS TOWARDS THE INTRODUCTION OF SEX EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE (A CASE OF ENUGU URBAN)

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the attitude of mothers towards the introduction of sex education in secondary schools with special reference to secondary schools in Enugu urban in Enugu state. The population of the study was two hundred and ten mothers selected from seven schools in urban secondary schools. A sample of 30 mothers was randomly selected from each school. The instrument used for the study was questionnaire. The questionnaire was constructed and validated by some expert and the r...

INFLUENCE OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY STYLES ON STUDENTS’ SELF-ESTEEM AND INTEREST IN LEARNING IN NSUKKA EDUCATIONAL ZONE OF ENUGU STATE

AbstractThe essence of science education is to produce confident, self-employable, scientifically, and technically sound men and women. Unfortunately, the chemistry curriculum appears not to have achieved much of its objectives. These lapses might have been caused by non-availability and usability of chemistry laboratory facilities for teaching organic chemistry. It is against this background that this study examined the extent  of availability and usability of chemistry laboratory facil...