Research Papers/Topics in Teacher Education

Entrenching Quality Educational Output through Teachers' Professional Ethics of Social Justice and Confidentiality

 The study examined the entrenchment of quality educational output through teachers’ professional ethics of social justice and confidentiality in federal universities, South-South Zone of Nigeria. Two research questions were raised, and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The correlational research design was used for the study. The  population of the study comprised 6,305 teaching staff and 32,613 graduating students in the  2014/2015 and 2015/2016 a...

Teaching Staff Professional Ethics and Quality of Educational Output in Federal Universities, South-South Zone of Nigeria

The study examined the extent to which teaching staff professional ethics predict quality of educational  output in federal universities, South-South Zone of Nigeria. Four research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. The correlational research design was used for the study. The population comprised 6,305 teaching staff and 32,613 students. Purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used to select 1,275 teaching staff and 3,021 students. Two instrumen...

Teacher Professionalism and Nigeria's National Development

Teacher professionalism is the driving force for educational improvement and national development, particularly now that the education system is riddled with so many challenges and conflicting pressures. Investing in teacher professional development is one way that a nation’s educational system can improve, and by doing so, ensure that students receive the high-quality teaching they need to succeed. The paper defines who a teacher is and discusses the concept of professi...

Principals’ Use of Teleconferencing and Administrative Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Akwa Ibom State - Nigeria

The study examined principals’ use of teleconferencing and administrative effectiveness in secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State. It investigated the availability level of teleconferencing facilities in schools, the perceived benefits of principals’ use of teleconferencing and the constraints facing principals’ use of teleconferencing for administrative effectiveness. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Three research questions and one hypothesis were postulated to ...

Teacher’s Participation in Quality Assurance in Private and Public Secondary Schools in Uyo Local Education Committee, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria: Administrators’ Perspective

The study explored teacher’s participation in quality assurance in private and public secondary schools in Uyo Local Education Committee, Akwa Ibom State. Four research questions and four null hypotheses were raised to guide the study. The ex-post facto survey design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised 64 principals distributed into 64 private and public schools in Uyo Local Education Committee. Random sampling technique was used to select 28 principa...