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Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

An Analytical Model of Psycho-Social Variables as Determinents of Cheating Tendency among Secondary School Students

This study is a path modeling, which examined the effect and magnitude of six psycho-social variables on students’ tendency to cheat in examinations. Questionnaire data were generated from 600 secondary school students in 10 schools in Cross... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2007

Girls’ Education (Information Fact Sheet)

Authors UNESCO,
Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Staff Motivation and Students’ Academic Performance in Social Studies in Nigerian Private Schools

This study investigated staff motivation and students’ academic performance in social studies in Nigerian private schools. It adopted descriptive research design, with 100 teachers and 10 School Principals as participants. Private secondary... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2006

Teacher Training, Teacher Quality and Student Achievement

We study the effects of various types of education and training on the ability of teachers to promote student achievement. Previous studies on the subject have been hampered by inadequate measures of teacher training and difficulties addressing... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Teachers' Utilization as Correlate of Students' Academic Performance in Senior Secondary Schools in Ondo State, Nigeria

This paper examines the relationship between utilisation of teachers and students’ academic performance in senior secondary schools in Ondo State of Nigeria. Descriptive survey and ex-post facto designs were used. Two inventories titled ‘... More

Conference Paper Year of Publication 2006

An Examination of Professional and Non-Professional Teachers Classroom Methodological Competencies

Authors Ololube, N.P.

This research paper examines professional and non-professional teachers’ methodological competencies among secondary school teachers in Nigeria. The main focus of this study is to probe the impact of the professional and non-professional teachers... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2005

Teachers’ Teaching Experience and Students’ Learning Outcomes in Secondary Schools in Ondo State, Nigeria

Authors Adeyemi, T.O.

This article examined teachers’ teaching experience and students’ learning outcomes in the secondary schools in Ondo State Nigeria. As a correlational survey, the study population comprised all the 257 secondary schools in the State. This... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2007

Perception of Teachers’ Knowledge, Attitude and Teaching Skills as Predictors of Academic Performance in Nigerian Secondary Schools

The study investigated the relationship/effect of students’ perception of teachers’ knowledge of subject matter, attitude to work and teaching skills on students’ academic performance. The population consisted of senior secondary three (SS.III)... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2008

Teacher Variables as Predictors of Academic Achievement of Primary School Pupils Mathematics

Authors La, A.

This study examined the relationship between Teacher self- efficacy, interest, attitude, qualification, experience and pupils’ academic achievement in primary school mathematics. The participants of the study comprises of 254 primary school... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2005

Effects of Students' Cults on Nigeria Education

Authors Kola, B.; Oni, A.
Journal Article Year of Publication 2014

Teachers' Perception of the Continued Use of English as the Language of Instruction in Nigerian Schools

Some scholars in recent times have attributed the fallen standard of education to the use of English as the language of instruction in Nigerian schools. Consequently, there has been a call for the use of Mother Tongue to replace English as the... More

Conference Paper Year of Publication 2005

Teachers' Opinion on the Infusion of Environmental Education in the Nigerian Primary School Curriculum

This paper presents the report of a research carried out in Kwara Sate of Nigeria to seek the opinions of teachers on the Infusion of Environmental Education (EE) in the Nigerian Primary School Curriculum. The descriptive survey method was... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Teachers’ Effectiveness and Students’ Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Delta State, Nigeria

This study determined the influence of teachers’ classroom effectiveness on students academic performance in public secondary schools in Delta State, Nigeria. It was descriptive in nature and involved 979 teachers, made up of 450 males and 519... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2013

Teachers Motivation on Students Performance in Mathematics in Government Secondary Schools, Makurdi Lg Area

One of the important factors in realizing educational objectives in mathematics as a subject is the role of the teachers` motivation within the educational set up. The negative performance of student towards an educational aims and objectives... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Teachers’ Utilization in Ondo State Public Secondary Schools, Nigeria: Some Planning Implications

The study examined teacher’s utilization in Ondo State Public Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) in Nigeria with particular reference to Ondo State from 2006/07 to 2009/2010 academic session with a view to appraising whether all these secondary... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

Teachers and Students’ Academic Performance in Nigerian Secondary Schools: Implications for Planning

This paper examined the number of qualified teachers and its relationship to students' academic performance in public secondary schools in a sample of Local Government Areas (LGA) of Osun State. This descriptive study used a post-hoc dataset. An... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Teacher Training Quality and Effectiveness in the Context of Basic Education: an Examination of Primary Education Studies (PES) Programme in Two Colleges of Education in Nigeria

The need to ensure quality teachers that will implement basic education motivated this study. Teacher education in Nigeria is aimed at providing trainees with intellectual and professional background adequate for their assignment and to make them... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Teacher Education Curriculum in Nigeria in the Perspective of Lifelong Education

Authors Osuji, S.N.

Teacher education, both pre- and in-service programmes, are offered in the country by different teacher education institutions as declared in the National Policy on Education. However, although commendable efforts have been made, yet much needs... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Quality of Teachers and Students Performance: Evidence from Schools in Ibadan Metropolis in Nigeria

The dramatic effects that teachers have on students’ achievement are largely undisputed. Empirically, a number of studies have shown that the quality of teachers is strongly related to students’ performance. This study presents evidence on this... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Quality Assurance and Effectiveness of Lagos State Junior Secondary Schools

The study examined the effect of Quality Assurance on the Effectiveness of Lagos State Junior Secondary Schools. The factors of effectiveness that were considered included teachers’ input, school leadership and learning environment. A stratified... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

Wellness Attitudes of Secondary School Teachers in Cross River State, Nigeria

This paper examines the wellness attitudes of Secondary School Teachers in Cross River State, Nigeria. A descriptive survey research was adopted. 480 secondary school teachers were selected from both Public and Private Schools in Cross River... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

An Analysis of Teachers’ Utilization in Urban and Rural Secondary Schools in Mid-Western States of Nigeria

Authors Ibadin, V.O.

The study was designed to investigate if teachers in urban and rural secondary schools in Mid-Western States of Nigeria, were under utilized or over utilized. It also sought to ascertain if urban secondary school teachers were more utilized than... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Incentive Strategies for Retaining Competent Teachers in Nigerian Schools

The recently formulated National Teacher Education Policy has as one of its eight principles, the need to provide adequate incentives to attract competent people into the teaching profession. An in-depth understanding of what makes Nigerian... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Demand, Supply and Utilization of Secondary School Teachers in Kabba/Bunu District of Kogi State, Nigeria

Authors Kayode, J.David

This study examined the demand, supply and utilization of secondary school teachers in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area, Kogi State. Ten secondary schools were selected from the Local Government (comprising of three schools in urban areas and... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2007

Visually Impaired Education: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Authors Adebiyi, B.A.

The actual formal education of the visually impaired persons started in Nigeria in the 40s by the Sudan Interior Mission, that was a century after their sighted counterparts had embraced Western Education. The main aim of the Missionaries was to... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Educating Students with Disabilities in Nigeria: Some Challenges and Policy Implications

The Nigerian society, like every other one, is composed of individuals with and without one form of disabilities or the other. Those with disabilities deviate from average physical, socio- psychological and mental behaviours to such extent that... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 1991

Foundations of Physical and Health Education Research in Nigeria

Authors Emiola, L.

A review of the research activities of Nigerian physical and health educators showed that serious research work did not start in physical and health education in Nigeria until the late sixties and early seventies. Most of the early research work... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2008

Impact of Decentralization and Privatization on the Quality of Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Nigerian Experience

The paper examined the impact of decentralization and privatization on the quality of education in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with specific reference to Nigeria. The authors traced the antecedents of the evolution of educational policies in SSA,... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Government and Private Efforts in the Provision of Secondary Education in Ogun State, Nigeria: an Appraisal

Authors Aderogba, K.A.

Pre-independence, it was predominantly missionaries that were providing formal educational services. Immediately after and before 1975 it was mostly by governments. Contributions of missionaries and private individuals were very minimal. Services... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Sustenance of Education Sector Reforms in Nigeria through Adequate Participation by All Stake Holders

This study assessed the views of stakeholders on sustenance of education sector reforms in Nigeria. A structured and validated questionnaire was used to collect data from 160 subjects randomly drawn from primary, secondary, and tertiary... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Private Sector Participation in Secondary Education in Nigeria: Implications for National Development

The study examines private sector participation in secondary education in Nigeria and its implications for national development. The population consisted all the providers and recipients of private secondary education in the Federal Capital... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Parents’ Preference for Private Secondary Schools in Nigeria

The study examined the phenomenon of parental preference for private secondary schools in Nigeria. The population consisted all the parents and guardians of children in private secondary schools. Purposive random sampling was used to select 750... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Perception of Mentorship by Graduate and Non-Graduate Primary and Pre-Primary School Teachers in Rivers State, Nigeria

The study was carried out to determine the level of implementation of teacher mentorship and differences in the perception of the graduate and non-graduate teachers towards mentorship progammes . The study whose population was 8577 teachers... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 1995

Home and Daycare Centre Activities of Children in Kwara State of Nigeria

Authors AWOYEMI, M.O.

One of the major educational concern in recent years has been that of bridging the gap between family and school activities of the child. This study compared the home and school activities of 140 children, aged between 12 and 15 months, so as to... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

The Acquisition of Bilingual Literacy Skills by Children in Nursery Schools in an ESL Context, Nigeria

This study describes the orientations and responses of three major participants in the education system, viz. headteachers, teachers and pupils to the roles assigned to the mother tongue (in this context, Yoruba) and English in nursery education... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

The Effect of Early Childhood Education Experience on the Academic Performances of Primary School Children

Authors Osakwe, R.N.

The study identified the effect of early childhood education experience on the academic performance of primary school children. The research instrument used was the school continuous assessment records. Three hypotheses were formulated and tested... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

Child Labour Dynamics and Implications for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

The prevalent of child laborers in Nigerian urban centers has remained a very intractable problem. Over the years, this phenomenon has changed both in form and characterization covering a wide range of work activities, such as domestic service,... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

Investigating the Effects of Methods with Linguistic Packages on Secondary School Students’ Achievement and Attitudes in Expression in Essay Writing in Nigeria

This study investigated the effects of reading-writing, discussion and lecture methods combined with packages of linguistic inputs on secondary school students’ academic achievements and attitudes in essay writing. Three research questions were... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2012

The Place of Fulfulde in Nomadic Education in Nigeria

Authors Iliyasu, U.B.

The aim of this paper is to discuss the place of the Fulfulde language in nomadic education. Much has been said abut the positive effects of teaching students most especially at primary school levels in their mother tongues, but very little has... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 1998

The Effect of Exposure to English Language Activities outside the Classroom on Written English: a Study of Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin

Authors Ajileye, S.S.

The study investigated the effect of English language use outside the classroom on written English of one hundred (100) form three students randomly selected from four secondary schools in Ilorin. Instruments used were a questionnaire, an... More