Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Raising the Literacy Level of Nomads in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges

Providing an unfettered access to quality basic education for nomads to boost literacy and equip them with skills and competencies remains one of the key responsibilities of the Nigerian government. This paper examines issues and challenges related to raising the literacy level of nomadic in Nigeria. The paper highlights the functionality of nomadic education in Nigeria with reference to enrolment rate, availability of instructional materials, teacher retention in nomadic schools as well...

INTERNATIONALIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: A CROSS- BORDER EDUCATION PERSPECTIVE

Internationalization of higher education is a concept that has been in existence for decades and it is no longer regarded as a goal itself, but as a means to improving the international relations among universities and the quality of education. Despite being a long-standing phenomenon, there has been an emergence of new mechanisms and strategies of collaboration between universities geared towards the exploration of the various aspects of internationalization within higher...

Administrators’ Interpersonal Intelligence and Quality Management of Education in Akwa Ibom State Public Secondary Schools

The study examined the relationship between administrators’ interpersonal intelligence and quality management of education. The study was aimed at ascertaining the interpersonal intelligence level of administrators and also to establish the quality management of education by administrators in Akwa Ibom State public secondary schools. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Two research questions and one hypothesis were postulated to guide the study. The tar...

Use of Cooperative Learning Instructional Strategy for Enhancing Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Nigeria

The study explored the use of cooperative learning instructional strategy in enhancing sex education in Nigeria using AkwaIbom State as a case study. Three research questions were raised to guide the study. The descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised 8,065 teachers distributed into 235 public secondary schools in AkwaIbom State. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 47 schools (20%) and 807 teachers (10%). A r...

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 ...

Social Networking Sites Usage and the Negative Influence on Students’ Academic Achievement in Secondary Schools in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State.

The study explored social networking sites usage and the negative influence on students’ academic achievement in secondary schools in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State. Five research questions were raised to guide the study. Descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of this study comprised all Senior Secondary Two (SS2) students in Uyo Senatorial District and the target population is 21,726. The sample size for this study comprised 452 st...

Principals Instructional Supervision and Teachers Effectiveness

The study examined the differences in teachers’ effectiveness based on principals’ instructional supervision in public secondary schools in Uyo Local Education Committee in Akwa Ibom State. Four objectives and their corresponding research questions and hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The ex-post facto design was used in carrying out this study. Two hundred and one teachers and 14 principals were drawn from the population of 1,105 teachers and 14 principals respectively t...

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...

THE EFFECTS OF COMMUNITY POLICING IN CURBING CRIMINALITY IN JOS SOUTH LGA OF PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe failure of government programmes for the control of crime informed private citizens playing a variety of roles that is making a decisive difference in the prevention, detection and prosecution of crime around the world. Private Citizens represent an underutilized source of assistance in crime control and social decay management. While law abiding citizens are willing and potentially capable of assisting the police, they lack direction and experience. However, with proper su...

EFFECTIVENESS OF MULTIMEDIA FACILITIES IN IMPROVING STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE IN COMPUTER STUDIES IN FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, EHA-AMUFU, ENUGU STATE.

ABSTRACTThis project work examined the effectiveness of multimedia facilities in improving students’ performance in computer in Federal College of Education, Eha Amufu, Enugu State. The work explained the conceptual background of thestudy such as effectiveness, multimedia,facilities, performance, education and computer. The work statistically analyzed four research questions focusing on availability of multimedia facilities, usage of multimedia facilities, hindrances of multimedia facil...

THE KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZATION OF CONTRACEPTION AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AMONG STUDENTS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN RUMUOLUMENI, PORT HARCOURT

No references to work done attachedABSTRACTThis study was carried out to investigate utilization of contraception and sexual behaviour of adolescents in Senior Secondary School, Rumuolumeni, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. Total sampling was adopted.  An adopted structured anonymous closed and open-ended questionnaire was used for data collection. The data was analysed using inferential statistics, one-way ANOVA at 0.05 significant level and descriptive statistics. Ten point seven percent (10.7...

INCLUSIVE LOWER PRIMARY EDUCATION: PARENTS’ AWARENESS OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL BENEFITS

The education given at lower primary classes (Primary I to III), for instance, meant to monitor and enhance the holistic development of the pupils, however, education at this level in Nigeria generally, and particularly, at Ifako-Ijaye Local Government area of Lagos State has not enjoyed the implementation of inclusive system. Several reasons have been deduced for the poor implementation, some of which are lack of resources and poor parental cooperation. Research studies have been carrie...

KNOWLEDGE OF SELECTED DISEASES CAUSED BY TOBACCO USE AMONG CIVIL SERVANTS IN ABAKALIKI METROPOLIS

AbstractThis study sought to determine the knowledge of cancer, cardiovascular, perinatal and respiratory diseases caused by tobacco use among civil servants in Abakaliki metropolis. Survey design was adopted in the study which enabled the researcher to assess opinions on the issue. Primary data were generated using a well-structured questionnaire used for eliciting opinion and 333 respondents were sampled through the use of Taro Yamane statistical formula. The study employed the use of frequ...

THE HEALTH IMPLICATION OF POOR FOOD INTAKE ON PRESCHOOL CHILDREN IN AFIKPO NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT

AbstractThis work focused on the health implication of  poor food intake on preschool children in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, the main purpose of the study was to identify the food intake, to examine the effect of poor nutrition on an intellectual performance, to determine the influence of junk foods on a child health. The significant or relevant of this study was also stated in this research chapter. Lastly the scope of the study was drowned and the term used were pr...

ATTITUDES OF UNDERGRADUATES OF SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Abstract This study x-rayed the   attitudes of undergraduates of Social Studies Unit towards entrepreneurship education in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. Four research questions were posed to guide the study. Survey research design was used for the study. The population for this study consisted of 151 (one hundred and fifty-one) students of Social Studies Unit of the Department of Arts and Social Science Education, Ebonyi State University. There was no sampling since the p...


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