Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

IMPACT OF RESOURCE ADEQUACY AND UTILIZATION ON STUDENTS' ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

ABSTRACTThe study examined the impact of resource adequacy and utilization on students’ academic performance in Ondo West of Ondo State Public Secondary Schools. Descriptive survey design was used. A simple random sampling technique was adopted to randomly select twenty (20) public secondary schools in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State. Through the use of a structured questionnaire tagged “Educational Resources and Academic Performance Questionnaire (ERAPQ)”, relevant data f...

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 us...

THE CAUSES OF STUDENTS DROP-OUTS IN OREDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE.

ABSTRACT The study examined the causes of student’s dropouts as perceived by teachers in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State of Nigeria. As a survey research, a sample of 194 teachers was taken for the study. The sample procedure was by the simple random sampling techniques. The instrument used to collect data was a questionnaire while data collected were analyzed using percentage. The findings showed that student’s inability to comprehend, stubbornness, poverty of pare...

IDENTIFICATION OF THE EFFECTS OF POOR OFFICE ENVIRONMENT ON THE PERFORMANCE OF OFFICE WORKERS (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL)

ABSTRACTThe objective and aim of this dissertation is to examine the identification of the effects of poor office environment on the performance of officer workers in Enugu North Local Government Council in carrying out this investigation, some research question were formulated.  The researcher use simple percentage as the method of analyzing the data collected.  The whole population was studied because if small in number which is (50) fifty.The data for study was collected through ...

ANALYZING STUDENTS’ ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE ADOPTION OF E-LEARNING (THE CASE OF TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS IN DELTA STATE).

INTRODUCTIONThe rapid growth of internet-based technology/innovations has resulted in many approaches to learning development, manifested in different forms of e-learning (Shawar, Al-Sadi, and Sane, 2007). The use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) at all levels of education is no doubt the catalyst for improving access to quality education by all and to acquire knowledge-based economy (Muiwa and Kyalo, 2013). Nowadays, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) provide new p...

AN ASSESSMENT OF PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL EDUCATION ON PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS’ PERFORMANCE IN SOME SELECTED PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN BENIN CITY.

h the theoretical case for universal pre-primary school education is strong, the practical aspect of it is weak.  This paper attempts to make a case for the practicality of pre-primary school education by investigating its effect on primary school performance. I am of the opinion that two or three years of pre-primary school education has the possibility of increasing the average scores of  pupils in primary school, over and above the average scores of pupils without any pre-primary...

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)

AbstractThe aim of the study was to analyze the impact of social media on the student’s academic performance [A study of students of University of Abuja]. To achieve this, the survey research method was used. Subjects were drawn from the University of Abuja, using the simple random sampling technique and purposive sampling. Four research questions guided the study. Research findings showed that a great number of students in University of Abuja, had access to the internet. To this end, the r...

Challenges To Implementation Of Every Child Counts Curriculum By Teachers In Kwara State

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was carried out to investigate the challenges to implementation of every child curriculum by teachers in Kwara State. The target population for the study was teachers. A 20-item questionnaire constructed by the researcher, validated and tested for reliability was administered to 250 respondents. The sample was chosen through random sampling technique. The data collected was analyzed using chi-square statistical to test the hypotheses formulated at 5% signific...

THE PLIGHT OF REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN NIGERIA: IMPACT ON THE SOCIETY.

ABSTRACT This paper is an exposition on the plight of refugees and displaced persons in Nigeria and the impact which their plight has had on the society. The research contends that displaced persons are victims of various kinds of injustices, confrontations, perpetrated by either the government against them or by other means like communal clashes, riots, terrorism, ...

The standard of Primary Education and its effect on Educational Development

AbstractEducation is widely regarded as the route to economic prosperity, the key to scientific and technological advancement, the means to combat unemployment, and the foundation of social equity. Primary education is a foundational level of education that needs to be well funded, controlled and managed. Adequate provisions of education to the citizens contribute greatly to the socioeconomic development of the country. Therefore good administration of primary level of education is required t...

Challenges and Prospects of Primary Education in Nigeria

AbstractEducation is widely regarded as the route to economic prosperity, the key to scientific and technological advancement, the means to combat unemployment, and the foundation of social equity. Primary education is a foundational level of education that needs to be well funded, controlled and managed. Adequate provisions of education to the citizens contribute greatly to the socioeconomic development of the country. Therefore good administration of primary level of education is required t...

Problems and prospects of Primary Education in Nigeria

AbstractEducation is widely regarded as the route to economic prosperity, the key to scientific and technological advancement, the means to combat unemployment, and the foundation of social equity. Primary education is a foundational level of education that needs to be well funded, controlled and managed. Adequate provisions of education to the citizens contribute greatly to the socioeconomic development of the country. Therefore good administration of primary level of education is required t...

Factors Responsible for Poor Nursery/Primary Education in Nigeria

ABSTRACTEarly years in life are the most important to the formation of intelligence, personality and social behaviour of a child. The Nursery or Early Childhood Education (ECE) comprises essential programmes and activities which are critical to holistic development, academicsuccess and future achievements of children. ECE is recognised by the federal government of Nigeria as a foundational and essential programme that Nigerian children must experience. Primary ed...

Effect of discovery method and Gender on students Academic Achievement in Mathematics in senior secondary school

Abstract   This study examined the Effects of discovery method and gender on student’s academic achievement in Mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools. The moderating effects of mathematics anxiety and gender were also investigated. The study adopted the pretest-posttest, control group, quasi experimental design with a 3x3x2 factorial...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF PRINCIPALS AS PERCEIVED BY TEACHERS IN IMO STATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThis study is aimed at investigating the various strategies adopted by principals of secondary schools in Imo State in handling conflicts. Four research questions and three hypothesis guided the conduct of the study. Questionnaire was used to collect relevant data from three educational zones out of the six educational zones of the state. 720 teachers were randomly selected. T-test statistics was employed to test each hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed tha...


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