Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION STUDIES TEACHER IN CHECKING SEXUAL IMMORALITY AMONG FEMALE STUDENTS: A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IKERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF EKITI STATE

ABSTRACTThis study investigated “the role of Christian Religion Studies teacher in checking sexual immorality among female students: A case study of selected secondary schools in Ikere Local Government of Ekiti State.” The involvement of teenagers, adolescents, youths and students in sexual immorality has become a serious problem and concern to parents, religious leaders, school authorities, government in particular and the society in general. The population of this study comprised of sec...

Appraisal of Financial Information As An Aid To Prospective Investment Decision in Industrial General Insurance (IGI) PLC Lagos

ABSTRACT This research work “appraises financial information as an aid to prospective investment decisions” questionnaires were administered on the fifty members of staff Industrial General Insurance PLC to get relevant data that will be of help to the researcher. Frequency counts and percentage mean weighted techniques were used to analyze the collected data. Results indicated that financial information aids that decision of the prospective investment. Conclusion was reached on th...

THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON JUVENILE DELINQUENCY OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

The work looked at how social media predispose adolescents to different social vices and maladaptive behaviours. The study rose as a result of the widespread of social media and how adolescents use this platform. There has also been a sudden increase in juvenile delinquency, especially in the last few decades that social media became a house hold name. Hence, this study investigated how social media influence or contribute to juvenile delinquency.  This is just a proposal. Intereste...

Motivation and Effective Performance of Academic Staff in Higher Education (Case Study of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State, Nigeria)

This study investigated motivation and effective performance of academic staff in higher education. The research design was descriptive survey. The population comprises of all lecturers and heads of various departments in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State. Fifty (50) lecturers and ten (10) heads of department which was randomly selected for the study. Data was carefully collected through questionnaire measuring it item on a four (4) point likert-type-rating scale a...

Extent of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Utilization for Students' Learning in Tertiary Institutions in Ondo State, Nigeria

This study investigated the extent of information and communication technology (ICT) utilization for students’ learning in Ondo State tertiary institutions. The research design was descriptive survey. The target population comprises of all students in tertiary institutions of learning in Ondo State. A sample of two hundred (200) undergraduate students from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko was used for this study. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select the sampl...

Principals’ Supervisory Techniques as Correlates of Teachers’ Job Performance in Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

The persistent and prolonged pitiable state of teachers’ job performance leading to poor academic achievement of secondary school students in Ebonyi State has become a source of concern and worry among stakeholders and parents. This could be that instructional supervision is not regularly performed by the principals in order to provide professional guidance and assistance to teachers to enable them improve on their instructional delivery. It...

Administrators’ Managerial Competencies for Sustainable Human Resource Management in Secondary Education in Enugu State

The inability of teachers to timely cover the scheme of work, students’ truancy and persistent lateness to school, poor attitude towards teaching and learning, activities of cultism and frequent conflicts among secondary school students in Enugu State prompted this study to determine the administrators’ managerial competencies for sustainable human resource management in secondary education in Enugu State. Two specific purposes were formulated and two research que...

Principals’ Human Capital Development Practices for Enhancing Staff Personnel Administration in Secondary Schools in Oyo State, Nigeria

Unsatisfactory performance of secondary school students in external examinations in Oyo State seems to suggest lapses in principals’ application of human capital development practices especially in the areas of training and mentoring of teachers to enhance instructional delivery. This unpleasant state of affair necessitated the researchers to investigate principals’ human capital development practices for enhancing staff personnel administration in secondary schools in Oyo ...

Principals’ Application of Instructional Leadership Practices for Secondary School Effectiveness in Oyo State

This study ascertained the principals’ application of instructional leadership practices for secondary school effectiveness in Oyo State. Two research questions guided the study and two null hypotheses were tested. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised 8,701 which were made of 969 principals and 7,732 teachers in public secondary school principals in Oyo State. Proportionate Stratified sampling techni...

Emotional Intelligence And Attitude as Predictors of Achievement in Mathematics

ABSTRACTThe innate feelings of a learner has been identified as a great factor influencing learning and overt achievement of a learner Salovey and Mayer (1990), thus the importance to study learners through Emotional Intelligence and Attitude disposition toward learning and its eventual outcomes. This study examined how Emotional Intelligence and Attitude can predict Achievement in Mathematics of Secondary School students. Two Hundred (200) Students were selected among five public secondary s...

STAKEHOLDERS’ ASSESSMENT OF THE LEVEL OF KWARA STATE GOVERNMENT’S INVOLVEMENT IN ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMME

This project centred on the stakeholders’ assessment of the level of Kwara State Government involvement in adult literacy programme in Ilorin West Local Government area of kwara state. The targeted populations are the organizers and coordinators, instructors and facilitators and the adult learners in the study area with population of 26, 20 and 200 respectively. With the aid of three questionnaires. One hundred and twenty-two samples were randomly selected in the. One for the organiz...

THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION IN THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY (FCT)

This study is aimed at looking into the factors affecting the implementation of Universal Basic Education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   The study also aims to develop on resources inputs in the Basic Education and the process of converting the inputs to outputs for efficiency and effectiveness.   However, in carrying out this study a survey research design is going to be use using probability sampling a total of five schools will be used in the Federal Capital Territory...

INVESTIGATION OF UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION IN AEROBIC FITNESS PROGRAMME.

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the University of Ilorin students knowledge and participation in aerobic fitness programmes which was carried out in the University of Ilorin. Survey research design was used while eight (8) faculties were purposely sampled. One hundred and fifty (150) respondents were randomly selected from the student of University of Ilorin in each faculty. The instrument used was questionnaire for data collection. The frequency count sample percentage and chi-square (x2) at...

The impact of social media on attitude of youths towards sex

It is observed that most young adults in the higher institutions of learning do not think about marriage but to have fun. This rationale necessitated this study. The work focused on the role of social media in determining the disposition of undergraduates towards sex. The study also explored how these undergraduates view marriage. 

Reducing Unemployment in Nigeria: An Evaluation of the Entrepreneurship Programme in Ondo State

The study evaluated the entrepreneurship programme in Ondo State. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study and was conducted in Ondo State.Three research questions guided the study.The target population of the study comprised individuals within three local governments: Akoko North East, Akure North and Okitipupa, in Ondo State, Nigeria. Stratified sampling technique was used within the three local governments which differ by their languages. Thereafter, while usin...


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