Transitional Challenges Facing Colleges of Education in the Volta Region of Ghana

ABSTRACT

The study was on transitional challenges facing colleges of education in the Volta Region. The purpose of the study was to unveil transitional challenges and how the colleges manage the challenges to achieve their goals. The research was guided by three research questions which were on the kinds of transitional challenges facing the colleges, effects of the challenges on the training of teacher trainees, and coping strategies. The study used descriptive survey. Simple random sampling was used to sample four colleges which were college B, C, D and G. Census sampling was used to select 150 respondents who were in the helm of affairs in the four colleges. The instrument used was questionnaire. The findings revealed inadequate number of qualified staff, inadequate physical and academic facilities, and inadequate funding. The effects of the challenges involved: difficulty in organising practical lessons, and strike actions by academic staff. The coping strategies recommended included: recruitment of more qualified staffs, appealing to GETfund and donor agencies to support infrastructural development in the colleges, and colleges engaging in some activities that could help them generate funds internally. Other recommendations were: colleges should develop comprehensive staff development policies and plans which could take into consideration cooperative education. The colleges should implement dual-track tuition policy. 

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APA

ATIKU, B (2021). Transitional Challenges Facing Colleges of Education in the Volta Region of Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/transitional-challenges-facing-colleges-of-education-in-the-volta-region-of-ghana

MLA 8th

ATIKU, BENEDICTA "Transitional Challenges Facing Colleges of Education in the Volta Region of Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Mar. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/transitional-challenges-facing-colleges-of-education-in-the-volta-region-of-ghana. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

ATIKU, BENEDICTA . "Transitional Challenges Facing Colleges of Education in the Volta Region of Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Mar. 2021. Web. 24 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/transitional-challenges-facing-colleges-of-education-in-the-volta-region-of-ghana >.

Chicago

ATIKU, BENEDICTA . "Transitional Challenges Facing Colleges of Education in the Volta Region of Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 24, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/transitional-challenges-facing-colleges-of-education-in-the-volta-region-of-ghana