Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Assessment of Agricultural literacy Needs of Cassava Farmers in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State

This research work is centred on an assessment of agricultural literacy needs of cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA of Delta State. The purpose of the study was to assess the agricultural literacy needs of the cassava farmers. 

Assessment of Agricultural Literacy Needs of Cassava farmers

ABSTRACTThis research work is centred on an assessment of agricultural literacy needs of cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA of Delta State. The purpose of the study was to assess the agricultural literacy needs of the cassava farmers. Five research questions were used to guide the study. A sample of 75 made up 41 male and 34 female cassava farmers in Ika North East LGA were used. The research design used for this study was the descriptive survey method and the instrument used is the questi...

Effects of industrial action on educational sector in nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study is to examine and analyze the effect of industrial strike on the educational sector in Nigeria. The sample for the study consisted of 85 (eighty five) respondents between 11-19 years of age for student’s and 25-37 for teacher’s. The research instrument used in this study is the questionnaire and a total of eighty five (85) questionnaires were administered to the respondents, (50) student’s and (35) teacher’s. The data collected was edited and simple statistical meth...

Schooling without Learning in Nigeria

This article aims at curbing a big academic problem in Nigeria. It stresses the factors that causes Schooling without learning in Nigeria with the aim of enlightening those who are not aware of the factors so that the can avoid them in order to make a better education system for our country.

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Public relations consultancy provides specified public relations technical services which an organization cannot provide as a result of limited time, shortage of staff or lack of public relations department. Thus, this article defines public relations consultancy services; identifies specialized services that are rendered; states why we render the services, mention how the school management can maximize the benefits of consultancy services and manage the challenges therein.

THE SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PROCESS

Public relations practice involves a planned programme of activities. This is called public relations process:  It includes research, planning, communication, and evaluation. In this article, you will read about public relations research in the school system, Public relations campaign and impact of the public relations programmes on its publics.

THE SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

The school public relations department can be a task or scope structured. This is a function of school size and operations. In this article, you will read about the features of each of the structures, requirements of public relations department and domains of the public relations department or unit in the school system. The school public relations officer is a manager by status and information officer by function. You will read about the roles of a school public relations officer in the schoo...

APPROACHES AND CHALLENGES OF SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE

Public relations practice in school is carried out through various approaches. These approaches such as; publicity, public enlightenment, persuasion, and dialogue are discussed alongside the challenges of school public relations practice. Strategies to make the practice more efficient and effective are also discussed.

ETHICS, CODE OF CONDUCT, POLICY STATEMENTS AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF SCHOOL PUBLIC REATIONS PRACTICE

Every profession is guided by codes of conduct, public relations is not an exemption. In this article, the definition of public relations ethics and codes of conduct as enacted by The Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations are paraphrased. The benefits of ethical code of conduct to the school public relations practice and strategies are also discussed. The second segment of the article, discusses the school public relations policy statements and legal implications with samples.

A FIVE YEARS 2010-2014 COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PHYSIC STUDENTS ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATION COUNCIL IN OGOJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACTThis study analysed a five years 2010-2014 comparative study of physic students’ academic achievement in West African Examination Council in Ogoja Local Government Area. Literature review was carried out based on the sub-variables. The attempt was to highlight their achievement levels in West African Examination Council, the following hypotheses were formulated for testing; there is no significant difference between students’ physics achievement in public and private senior second...

Resource funding provision and students performance in secondary school in Yakurr LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to ascertain resource funding provision and students performance in secondary school in Yakurr Local Government Area, Cross River State. Three null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance using chi-square (x2) analysis. The instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire on resource funding provision and students performance (RFPSP). The sample comprised of two hundred (200) respondents drawn from five (5) schools in the study area....

STAFF MANAGEMENT AND TEACHERS’ COMMITMENT TO JOB IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN YALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACTThe study sought to investigate staff management and teachers’ commitment to job in secondary schools in Yala Local Government Area. Three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Literatures related to the variables under the study were reviewed. Survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of 100 subjects were randomly selected and used for the study. Primary and secondary data were collected through questionnaire and review of relevant literature respectively....

RELIABILITY ISSUES IN TEACHING PRACTICE ASSESSMENT: A CASE STUDY OF RATING UNIVERSITY PRE-SERVICE TEACHING PRACTICE

The need to ensure quality in assessing pre-service students on teaching practice so that decisionmade on their performance is reliable and valid necessitated that reliability and validity of ratingthem is always determined. It is important that students on pre-service teaching practice arereliably and validly assessed. Nevertheless available evidence hardly shows that this is thepractice in teacher training institutions in Nigeria. In the absence of sufficient empirical evidenceto show that ...

NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS’ KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS EDUCATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

The purpose of the study was to investigate teachers’ knowledge and attitude towards education for sustainability. One hundred and fifty (150) Secondary School Science Teachers were selected for the study using an adapted questionnaire to collect relevant data.  Their responses were analysed using descriptive statistics.  The findings of the study showed that teachers had positive attitude toward the teaching of education for sustainability, similarly, they are also aware and can explain ...

Overcoming A Recessed Economy Through Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This paper review examined the utilization of TVET as a tool for economic growth and development in a recessed economy. It briefly discussed the concept of recession with emphasis on Nigeria; some of the indicators of recession were also identified. It analyzed the concept of technical and vocational education while identifying some of its objectives. One of the objectives of TVET significant to this study was its emphasis on skill acquisition and self-reliance. Some challenges ...


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