Parents Teachers Association and Secondary School Adminisration in Kwara State, Nigeria.

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ABSTRACT

The study investigates the Parents Teachers Association and Secondary School Administration in Kwara State, Nigeria. Many factors give rise to the formation of Parents Teachers Association (PTA) in Public Secondary Schools in Kwara State. Lacks of school facilities; shortage of manpower, as a result of increase in population of students and inadequate provision of school materials for students necessitate the formation of Parents Teachers Association. Self –designed questionnaires tagged “Parents Teachers Association in School Administration Questionnaire” (PTASAQ) was used to obtain relevant data. Research questions were analyzed using frequency counts and percentage while the main and operational hypotheses were tested using Pearson product moment correlation statistics at 0.5 level of significance. The methodology of the work is a descriptive correlation survey type. The population for the study comprises of 21 Public Secondary Schools in Oyun Local Government Area, Kwara State as at the time of the study, out of which ten secondary schools were purposively and proportionally selected as sample schools. Also, a stratified random sampling technique was used to select 10 principals and 40 students making a total numbers of 50 who responded to the questionnaires.

            The findings of the study were that:

i.                 Appointments of PTA should be from among people of integrity and

Competence with a minimum requirement of secondary education.

ii.                The PTA should moderate administrative processes in order to facilitate effective teaching and learning.

iii.               The Ministry of Education in Nigeria should formulate relevant policies to enable school PTA to be more useful in management.

iv.              PTA and educational administrators make concerted efforts initiate and sustain new projects rehabilitate dilapidated infrastructures and initiate professional development through staff training. There is need to create awareness of public private partnership in financing education.

The study concludes that PTA is very important in the administrative of Public Secondary Schools in Kwara State of Nigeria. It recommends that   government should encourage and support the Parents Teachers Association in Public Secondary Schools in Kwara State.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                             i

Certification                                                                                          ii

Dedication                                                                                            iii

Acknowledgement                                                                              iv

Abstract                                                                                                vi

Table of Contents                                                                               vii

CHAPTER ONE:

INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study                                                                    1

Statement of the Problem                                                                  6

Purpose of the Study                                                                          8

Research Questions                                                                           9

Significance of the Study                                                                   10

Scope of the Study                                                                             11

Definition of Terms                                                                             13

CHAPTER TWO:

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Review of Related Literature                                                             16

Theoretical background of the Study                                                17

The Role of Parents at Home                                                            19

The Roles of the Teachers                                                                23

Definition of Parents’ Teachers Association                                    29

Origin of Parents’ Teachers Association                                          30

Aims of Parents’ Teachers Association                                            31

The Importance of PTA as a joint body in Secondary School       34

Student’s observance of school Rules and Regulations                36

Functions and Achievement of Parents’ Teachers Association    38

CHAPTER THREE:

 RESEARCH METHOD

Research Design                                                                                43

Population of the Study                                                                      44

Sample and Sampling Techniques                                                   44

Research Instrument(s)                                                                      45

Validity and Reliability of the Instrument(s)                                     46

Procedure for Data Collection                                                           47

Method of Data Analysis                                                                    47

CHAPTER FOUR:

ANALYSIS OF DATA AND DISCUSSIONS

Analysis of Data and Discussions                                                    48

Discussion of Results                                                                       55

 

 

CHAPTER FIVE:

 SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

Summary of Findings                                                                         59

Conclusion                                                                                          60

Recommendation                                                                                62

REFERENCES                                                                                    65

APPENDICES               

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APA

Adebola, O (2021). Parents Teachers Association and Secondary School Adminisration in Kwara State, Nigeria.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/parents-teachers-association-and-secondary-school-adminisration-in-kwara-state-nigeria

MLA 8th

Adebola, OLAOLUWA "Parents Teachers Association and Secondary School Adminisration in Kwara State, Nigeria." Afribary. Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/parents-teachers-association-and-secondary-school-adminisration-in-kwara-state-nigeria. Accessed 09 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

Adebola, OLAOLUWA . "Parents Teachers Association and Secondary School Adminisration in Kwara State, Nigeria.". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021. Web. 09 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/parents-teachers-association-and-secondary-school-adminisration-in-kwara-state-nigeria >.

Chicago

Adebola, OLAOLUWA . "Parents Teachers Association and Secondary School Adminisration in Kwara State, Nigeria." Afribary (2021). Accessed August 09, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/parents-teachers-association-and-secondary-school-adminisration-in-kwara-state-nigeria