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Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Ability and Location Differences in the Effects of Guided Inquiry on Nigerian Students’ Achievement in Social Studies Curriculum

In line with global challenges, the education system in Nigeria is advocating a shift from teacher to studentcentered instructional methods such as Guided Inquiry. This study sought to examine the effects of the guided inquiry method (GIM) on... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Issues in In-Service Education Provision for Teachers in Nigeria: The Way Forward in this Decade and Beyond

In Nigeria, in-service education provides opportunity for teachers to improve themselves professionally, particularly in acquisition of additional knowledge, skills and teaching pedagogy. Many inservice programmes thus exist for teachers for this... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Improving Students’ Academic Performance in Nigerian Schools: the Role of Teachers

The thrust of the study was to examine the extent to which the involvement of teachers in the outcome ofacademic performance of students in schools could be held accountable for virile students’ performance in all subjects, generally in Nigerian... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Analyzing Relationship between Teachers’ Competencies and Basic Education Management- A Nigerian Perspective

Authors Ugoani, J.N.N.
The study was designed to assess the relationship between teachers competencies and basic education management in Nigeria and make recommendations for improvement. Competencies involve managerial skills that are necessary for effective... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND EFFECTIVE CURRICULUM IMPLEMENTATION IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

This paper is on human resource management and effective curriculum implementation in senior secondary schools in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. It is a survey research which employed a descriptive design. The study sampled 113 teachers drawn from 1045... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Teacher Quality and Secondary School Effectiveness in Ilorin South Local Government Area, Kwara State, Nigeria

This paper investigated teacher quality and secondary school effectiveness. The study was conducted to determine the extent to which teacher professional qualification and teacher experience could influence school effectiveness. It was a descriptive... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Teachers’ Perception on New Restructured 9-Year Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) in Ekiti- State, Nigeria

Authors OJO, A.Lawrence
This study sought to determine the teachers’ perception on new restructured 9-year BEC in Ekiti State, Nigeria especially with respect to the teachers’ awareness and availability of the curriculum. A sample of 720 respondents comprises Principals,... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Organisational Correlates of Secondary Schools Teachers’ Job Commitment in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Nigeria

The study was to investigate organisational correlates of secondary school teachers‟ job commitment in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State in Nigeria. Two null hypotheses were generated to guide the study. The research design adopted... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

School Input Factors and Teacher Effectiveness in Some Local Government Areas of Lagos State, Nigeria

The effectiveness of any educational system depends to a great extent on the quality of teachers in terms of academic training and incentive administration. The study investigated school input factors and teacher effectiveness in public secondary... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

EFFECT OF TEACHERS’ MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS: EXPERIENCE FROM NIGERIA

The study was carried out to examine the effect of teachers’ motivational strategies on students’ academic achievement in Kwara State public secondary schools in Nigeria. The design of the study was a descriptive survey. The population consisted of... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Perception of Students on Computer Utilization and Academic Performance in the North-Central Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria

The introduction and application of computer as a resource in teaching and learning process in education has contributed to the achievement of educational objectives. Students at all levels of education use computers for specified purpose. Do... More
Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2015

THE CONTRIBUTION OF NIGERIAN ARABIC LITERATURE IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION (A CASE STUDY OF DESCRIPTIVE POETRY BETWEEN: WAZIR JUNAID AND ALQAHI UMAR)

Authors Musa, S.A.
Nigerian government is currently working hard to make an impact on the lives of its people through a programme called “Transformational Agenda” the programme was meant to introduce positive changes in the areas of agriculture, technology, transport... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

The Challenge of Teacher Quality and Human Development in Nigeria

Teaching has been changed from what it used to be in Nigeria. The change has been in structure and quality. The increasing expansion of pupils’ enrolments at both the primary and secondary schools has led to the existence of six categories of... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Effects Of Computer-Assisted Oral English Instructional Program On High School Students In Rural Areas In Nigeria

One of the key criteria to evaluate the development of any country is by her ability to explore computer knowledge. Based on this assertion, this paper examined the effects of Computer-Assisted Oral English Instructional Programme (CAOEIP) on the... More
Report Year of Publication 2015

Integrated Qur’anic Education: Nigeria Case Study

Tens of millions of children around the globe who do not attend formal schooling are considered to be out of school. A sizable number of these out-of-school children learn in nonformal settings. Throughout several countries in Asia and Africa where... More
Report Year of Publication 2014

EDUCATION UNDER ATTACK 2014

This global study examines threats or deliberate use of force against students, teachers, academics, education trade union members, government officials, aid workers and other education staff, and against schools, universities and other education... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

STRATEGIES FOR RETAINING HIGHLY QUALIFIED & EXPERIENCED TECHNICAL TEACHERS IN TEACHING PROFESSION IN KATSINA STATE, NIGERIA

The objective of this study is to identify the strategies for retaining highly qualified & experienced technical teachers of technical and vocational educational institutions in Katsina State of Nigeria. Two research questions were formulated to... More
Report Year of Publication 2015

The Investment Case for Education and Equity

Authors UNICEF,
Government Report Year of Publication 2015

Education for All 2015 National Review: NIGERIA EFA REVIEW REPORT 2000-2014 Strides and Milestones

This report is arranged in sections that capture each EFA goal and ends with a section on Way Forward that points out the steps that we need to take to re-ignite delivery for the entire Basic Education process while focusing on the area where gaps... More
Report Year of Publication 2015

FIXING THE BROKEN PROMISE OF EDUCATION FOR ALL: Findings from the Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children

Authors UNESCO,; UNICEF,
Fixing the Broken Promise of Education for All, a report produced by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and UNICEF, could not be more timely. As the international community renews its commitment to advance every child’s right to education, it... More
Report Year of Publication 2015

EDUCATION FOR ALL 2000-2015: achievements and challenges

Authors UNESCO,
This Report is an independent publication commissioned by UNESCO on behalf of the international community. It is the product of a collaborative effort involving members of the Report Team and many other people, agencies, institutions and governments.
Report Year of Publication 2014

TEACHING AND LEARNING: Achieving quality for all (Summary)

Authors UNESCO,
This Report is an independent publication commissioned by UNESCO on behalf of the international community. It is the product of a collaborative effort involving members of the Report Team and many other people, agencies, institutions and governments.
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

CHALLENGES TO SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS’ LEADERSHIP IN NORTHERN REGION OF NIGERIA

The authors of this article promise of establishing a constructive conversation with the secondary schools board on issues of principal leadership position. This study investigated challenges to secondary school principals’ leadership in government... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Moving With Global Trends in Curriculum Innovation: Mitigating the Challenges of Curriculum Implementation for Effective Teaching and Learning in Nigeria

Authors Asebiomo, A.M.
Education is the key to achieving and sustaining the goals of any society that must develop its citizen. Its adoption as the instrument for national development cannot be over emphasized. Curriculum is a deliberate and direct efforts within a given... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Wastage Factor in Universal Basic Education Programme Implementation in Nigeria: The Way out

The need to increase the access of the citizens to basic education and achieve reform in the education sector, prompted Federal Government of Nigeria to inaugurate Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in 1999. There was however the expectation... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

The Effect of Pidgin in the Teaching and Learning of Standard English in Nigeria

This study was aimed at investigating how the Pidgin variety of the English language, otherwise known as “Brokin”, has influenced the teaching and learning of the Standard English variety in Nigeria. Having adopted the English language as was... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Current Issues on the Management of Diversification of Education in Senior Secondary Schools in Nigeria

This paper investigated current issues on the management of diversification of education in senior secondary schools in Abia State. The study used a descriptive survey design, carried out in one hundred and ninety (190) senior secondary schools in... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Adult Education and Non Formal Education for National Development in Nigeria

This paper examines the role of information and communication technologies in adult education and non formal education and how it can serve as a catalyst for national development in Nigeria. For competitiveness in global stage, the knowledge based... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Causes of science and technical teachers’ attrition and strategies for retention in Adamawa State Secondary Schools

This study investigated the causes of science and technical teachers’ attrition and strategies for retention in Adamawa State Secondary Schools. Attrition refers to exist of teachers without replacement. Survey research design was adopted for the... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Determining the causes for the exodus of technical teachers from teaching in technical and vocational institutions to other jobs in Katsina State, Nigeria

The study aimed to determine the causes for the exodus of technical teachers from teaching in TVET to other jobs in Katsina State, Nigeria. For convenience of data collection, research questions were formulated.The survey questionnaire was developed... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Factors Affecting the Teaching and Learning of Biology in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

This study investigated and described the status and quality of biology teaching and learning in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Research questionnaires were used for gathering data from 10 public secondary schools... More
Conference Paper Year of Publication 2015

Taking school improvement to scale: the Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria

Authors Sanni, K.
The paper shares ESSPIN’s experience of taking a school improvement programme to scale from small pilots in some of the most challenging operational contexts in Nigeria. Lessons are drawn around systems reform, sustainable financing, technical... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

EFFECTS OF INSURGENCY ON GIRLS EDUCATION IN NORTH EASTERN NIGERIA

The study investigated effects of insurgency on girls’ education in north eastern region of Nigeria. Girls’ education is paramount to the national growth and societal development in Nigeria. However, achieving education for all Nigerian girls, the... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2015

Principals’ Administrative Skills for Secondary Schools in Plateau State, Nigeria

This study investigated the necessary skills needed by principals in the effective administration of schools at secondary school level. The issue of poor academic performance of students in Nigeria could be attributed to poor administrative skills... More
Report Year of Publication 2015

Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2015: Forces of educational policy change since 2000 in Nigeria

Authors Adediran, S.
The return to civil/democratic rule in Nigeria and the need to promote the process of national integration coming on the heels of a major international education initiative in Dakar in 2000 provided the platforms for the formulation and... More
Government Report Year of Publication 2004

Compulsory, Free Universal Basic Education Act, 2004

Authors Nigeria, F.R.O.
This Act provides for compulsory, free universal basic education for all children of primary and junior secondary school age in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It further seeks to provide punishment for parents for failing to comply with its... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Teachers’ Perception of the new Nine-Year Basic Education Mathematics Curriculum in Nigeria

The study investigated the perception of primary and junior secondary mathematics teachers on the new nine-year basic education mathematics curriculum in Nigeria. A descriptive survey design was adopted for the study and the participants were two... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION: A SURVEY

The study was aimed to provide empirical documentation of the perceptions of teachers and school heads regarding the contributions of parents’ teachers association, non-governmental organizations and community based organizations in the management... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2013

TEACHER MOTIVATION FOR EDUCATIONAL TRANSFORMATION IN ABIA STATE, SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

This paper investigated Teacher Motivation for Educational Transformation in Abia State, South-East Nigeria. It was a descriptive survey. A sample of 500 teachers representing 10% of a population of 5008 was selected. A 2-part, 20-item, 4-point... More
Report Year of Publication 2014 EDOREN publication

Education data in Nigerian national household survey data: Review of survey reports and evidence from microdata

Authors Mezger, C.

This report examines published results, metadata, and microdatasets from recent surveys and administrative data collections covering education indicators in Nigeria. It aims to determine: whether published estimates of key indicators are... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Class Size Pressure: an Impediment to Teachers’ Work Quality

The study examined the influence of class size pressure on the quality of work performed by secondary school teachers in Cross River State, Nigeria. The design adopted for the study was Ex-post Facto. One research question and one hypothesis were... More

Report Year of Publication 2014 EDOREN publication

Education data from Nigerian Household Surveys: Research Summary 01

Authors Rai, S.
This Research Summary outlines the approach, findings and recommendations of a review of education data collected from national household surveys in Nigeria. The review assessed the comparability of published survey data and the extent to which it... More
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Attitunal Problems Towards the Learning of English Language in Some Selected Secondary School in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria

This work examined the attitudinal problems toward learning of English language in some secondary schools in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State. A descriptive survey design was used for the study. Sixty-six (66) respondents comprising of... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2003

Business Teacher Education in Nigeria: Projecting a New Direction

In about three and a half decades since its introduction, Business Teacher Education has made a modest impact on the teaching profession in Nigeria. However, effort to improve its standard and quality seems to have been slowed down by a number of... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Assessing the Impact of Examination Malpractices on the Measurement of Ability in Nigeria

Authors Emaikwu, S.Oche

The purpose of this research work was to assess the impact of examination malpractices on the measurement of ability in Nigeria. The design of this study is survey research. A sample of 300 students and 100 lecturers randomly selected from four... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

The Influence of Environmental and Personal Factors on Kawaras State Secondary Schools Student's Educational Outcome

Authors AbdullahI, O.E.

This study concerned the influence of environmental and personal factors on Kwara State Secondary School Students’ educational outcome. Using the responses from a sample of 750 students in randomly selected Junior Secondary School from each of... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Policy and Practice of Special Education: Lessons and Implications for Education Administration from Two Countries

Over 10% or 650 million people around the world live with disabilities of which 150 million of them are children. International conventions, pronouncements, and declarations have greatly influenced governmental policies and practices on the... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2013

Affective and Cognitive Characteristics of Nigerian Student-Teachers: Towards Developing an Effective Teacher Education Framework

The study analyzes the affective and cognitive traits of teacher trainees in higher educational institutions in Nigeria. This is with the view to develop an effective teacher education framework by using inputs from the trainees, in-service... More