Literature database

Displaying 501 - 550 of 632
Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Universal Basic Education(UBE) Policy Implementation in Facilities Provision: Ogun State as a Case Study

The Universal Basic Education Programme (UBE) which encompasses primary and junior secondary education for all children (covering the first nine years of schooling), nomadic education and literacy and non-formal education in Nigeria have adopted... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2013

Participatory Management and Productivity among Secondary School Teacdhers in South West Nigeria

This study investigated the relationship between teachers’ participation in school management and their productivity in South West Nigerian Secondary Schools. The study is significant because it would assist policy makers, school administrators,... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

Learning Environment and Secondary School Effectiveness in Nigeria

This study examined the relationship between learning environment and effectiveness of secondary schools in Nigeria. The descriptive research design of the survey type was used for the study. The population consisted of all the teachers and... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Brain-Drain from School Drop-Out Perception: Implications for Policy Management and Enterprising Motivation in Nigeria

This was an empirical investigation of brain drain in igeria as perceived from school drop-out perspective. The policy management and enterprising implications of the study were also examined as regards igerian development motivation. The study... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2010

The Challenges Affecting the Implementation of Universal Basic Education in Nigeria

Authors Adunola, O.

This study focuses on the challenges affecting the implementation of Universal Basic Education (UBE) in Nigeria using Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State as a case study. This study identifies the major challenges that stand as a... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2003

Computer Education in Nigerian Secondary Schools: Gaps Between Policy and Practice

This study compares Nigeria National Computer Policy (1988) with existing school practice. Policy dictates for computer hardware, maintenance and funding, teaching personnel and training, and computer curriculum were compared. Information was... More

Presentation Year of Publication 2010

Reading is Not a Laughing Matter: Nigerian Teachers’ Beliefs about Literacy Development

Authors Korb, K.A.

This study examined teachers’ literacy development beliefs in the following areas: emergent literacy, oral language, meaningful reading, and skill drills. Two samples of Nigerians, 42 practicing teachers and 171 pre-service teachers, completed a... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Reforms in Special Education for Optimum Educational Attainment by Persons with Special Needs for National Sustainability.

Authors Omede, A.A.

This paper attempts a discourse on reforms in special education for optimum educational attainment by persons with special needs for national sustainability. The paper is of the view that there is need for reformation of special education to... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2008

Promoting Girls’ education: the Experience in Nigeria

Authors Akunga, A.
Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Problems Facing Computerization of School Records: A Case Study of Secondary Schools in JOS, Nigeria

The study investigates the problems facing the computerization of records in selected Secondary Schools in Jos and the susceptibility of the prevalent manual processing of data to human errors. Data were collected through the observations made... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Accreditation and Certification Issues in Nigerian Schools

Education is a big industry in Nigeria. At the Primary and Secondary (High school) levels schools are being established on a regular basis. It is however not an all comers ‘market’ as certain guidelines must be followed as part of schools’... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2002

An Assessment of Secondary School Teachers Uses of ICT"s: Implication for Further Develpoment of ICT’s Use in Nigerian Secondary School

The use of ICTs in Nigeria and African countries generally is increasing and dramatically growing. However, while there is a great deal of knowledge about how ICTs are being used in developed countries, there is not much information on how ICTs... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Teacher shortages and surpluses in senior secondary schools in Ondo State, Nigeria: A critical review

Authors Adeyemi, T.O.

This paper investigated teacher shortages and surpluses in senior secondary schools in Ondo State,Nigeria. As a descriptive research, the study population comprised all the 281 senior secondary schools in the State. The sample was identical with... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Influence of English Proficiency on Junior Secondary School Achievement in Social Studies in Osun State, Nigeria

The study investigated the influence of English proficiency on Junior Secondary School Achievement in Social Studies in Osun State, Nigeria. The research was a correlational type. The population for this study consisted of all the Junior... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2008

Enhancing Quality Assurance through Teachers’ Effectiveness

There is the tendency to think that factors of teachers’ effectiveness could be defined in terms of teacher characteristics, his experiences, his cognitive and affective properties, the conditions to which he has to adjust and the characteristics... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

An Investigation into the Constraints on the Input Factors in Islamic Teacher Education in Nigeria

This study gives a brief history of Muslim teachers in the past and present, highlights the goals in Islamic Teacher Education in juxtaposition with teacher educational goals in the National Policy on Education in Nigeria. It also examines the... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Curriculum Implementation and Re-Training of Teachers in English Language: Pre-Conditions for Functional Nigerian Educational System

The educational system in Nigeria today has been largely imported. This is because no one country is self-reliant without utilizing other countries’ technologies and good educational ideals. A consideration of a stable and functional educational... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2011

Examination Malpractice at the Post-Primary School Level

Authors Abdullahi, O.E.

Examination malpractice in the Nigeria education dates back to 1914 when the senior Cambridge Local Examination leaked. Examination malpractice however gained prominence in 1977 when there was widespread leakage in the School Certificate... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Determinants of Schooling for Boys and Girls in Nigeria Under a Policy of Free Primary Education

This paper adds a measure of school costs to the model of determinants of schooling. Costs are estimated with controls for selection into school and the possibility of receiving free pri- mary education (FPE). Controlling for costs, household... More

Report Year of Publication 2007

Niger State 2006 Millennium Development Goals Report

Authors ,
Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2012

Primary School Teachers Competency Development: Implication for Quality Teaching

Efforts have been on in the search for strategies that could improve teachers’ knowledge and pedagogic skills for classroom practice. The student teaching practice (a period of internship) has been an age long practice of enabling pre-service... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Appraising the Performance of Secondary School Students on the WAEC and NECO SSCE from 2004 to 2006

This investigation examines the performance of secondary school students on WAEC and NECO SSCEs from 2004 to 2006. The researchers, having reason to doubt the parallel nature of the examinations conducted by WAEC and NECO, undertook a... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2009

Bilingualism and the Teaching of English and French in Nigeria

Authors Ogunkeye, O.

The essay explores the bilingual implications of the teaching of English and French in Nigerian schools. It argues that since French has been made a second official language in Nigeria, the government has to encourage its learning by training... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2009

Factors Influencing Students’ Choice of Islamic Studies in the Nigerian Secondary Schools in Ilorin Emirate, Nigeria

Authors Ajidagba, U.A.

This purpose of study is to examine the factors that influence secondary school students' choice of Islamic studies in Kwara State of Nigeria. A four likert- type of questionnaire was used as an instrument for the collection of data. Seven... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2012

Gender Transformation in Children’s Literature in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and Consequences to Gender Equality

Authors Uzegbu, R.

Literature plays a major role in constructing gender roles and in presenting the image of the girl and the boy as having different roles, which are transmitted as part of cultural anthropology and methodology. In most children’s literature in... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2007

Educational Qualification and Job Performance of Primary School Teachers in Ogun State, Nigeria

Authors Adeola, K.

The study compared the performance of the NTI Grade II and NCE Primary Education teachers in the teaching of English among primary school pupils in Ogun State, Nigeria. 1200 primary school teachers whose age ranged between 22 and 47 years were... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2010

Effect of Teacher Effectiveness on Kwara State Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Mathematics

Authors Abdullahi, O.E.

The thrust of the study was to assess the effects of “Teacher Effectiveness” on students’ achievement in Mathematics. Results of ANOVA revealed that apart from teachers’ qualification, there were significant differences in all variables of... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2011

The Role of Assessment in Improving Teacher Quality

Authors ONJEWU, M.

Assessment in education entails the many processes involved in order to achieve educational aims and objectives. The world as a whole is advancing astronomically in many ways and notably in information and communication technology (ICT). However... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Relationship between Teachers’ Attitude and Students’ Academic Achievement in Mathematics in Some Selected Senior Secondary Schools in Southwestern Nigeria

The study found out the relationship among teachers’ attitude and students’ academic achievement in secondary school mathematics. The study is an ex-post facto type, which adopted descriptive survey design. Three research questions were answered... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2010

English Language: a Veritable Instrument for Fostering Teachers’ Education in Nigeria

Authors Obadare, F.T.

The paper examined teachers’ education in relation to English Language. No nation can develop without proper education of its entire citizens while the teacher stands out as the coordinator of all the living resources in the school system. The... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2009

Basic Education Profile for Northeast Nigeria

Journal Article Year of Publication 2005

Gender Equality in Education - Definitions and Measurements.

International consensus on education priorities accords an important place to achieving gender justice in the educational sphere. Both the Dakar ‘Education for All’ goals and the Millennium Development goals emphasise two goals, in this regard.... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Health Risk Behavioural Factors Among Secondary School Students: a Challenge to Life Expectancy

Objective: This study focused on decline in life expectancy situation in Nigeria from the perspective of health risk behaviours (HRBs) factors among secondary school students in Okitipupa Local Government Area, Ondo state. Methodology: Seven... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2011

Reaching the Hard-to-Reach Nomads through Open and Distance Learning: A Case Study of Nomadic Education Programme in Nigeria

This paper attempts to examine the genesis and impact of the introduction of the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programme in the implementation of the Nomadic Education Programme (NEP) in Nigeria. The salient issues discussed include needs... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Human Capital Development in Science and Technology Education: Challenges and New Resposibilities of the Teacher

Authors Kennedy, O.Odu

The importance of science and technology education cannot be over emphasized. Human capital development in science and technology education are the gateway to a scientific, technological and progressive society. They are also the bedrock upon... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2008

Mentoring the English Language Teacher in the Primary School for the Development of Proficiency in English Language Teaching

Authors Enighe, J.M.

The state of deterioration in the proficiency od language teachers in the primary school is said to be part of why our educational system is in the rots. This paper attempts to present a novel perspective to solving the problem of lack of... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2011

Implenting the Mother Tongue-Medium Policy in the Lower Primary Classes: a Case Study of Selected Primary Schools in Saki-West Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria.

Authors Muslimi, Y.Y.

This paper is a report of a study of how (he mother tongue-medium policy is hang implemented in the lower primary classes. The study involved teachers in both public and privately owned primary schools. A simple questionnaire was used in coiled... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2012

Management of Educational Facilities in Nigerian Secondary Schools: The Roles of Administrators and Inspectors

This paper focuses on management of educational facilities in Nigerian secondary schools. Increase in demand for education as a result of Federal Government's efforts, has brought pressure on existing facilities in the schools. Administrators and... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2007

The Language Factor in the Education of the Nigerian Child

Authors Makinde., S.O.

Language is a key factor and a critical resource in all human engagement especially in the teaching learning process. Language is functional in the preservation of a people's cultural heritage, a community's vehicle of verbal communication and... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2000

Development of Teacher Education in Nigeria

This synopsis of the development of teacher education in Nigeria emphasizes the relative roles of the Christian missions and the colonial administration. The recommendation of two commissions (Phelps stokes and Ashby) and their implications to... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 1990

Indigeneous Languages as a Medium of Instruction in Nigerian School and Its Effect on Libraries

The paper examines through analysis of literature work, how indigenous language, as a medium of instruction in Nigerian Schools - (Primary and Secondary Schools) will affect or promote the services rendered by libraries. Quite often, one hear~... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2007

Education Expenditures and School Enrollment in Africa: Illustrations from Nigeria and other SANE Countries

Using panel data of African countries from 1990 to 2002, this paper studies the relationship between government expenditure on education enrolments, with illustration from Nigeria and other SANE (South Africa, Algeria, Nigeria, and Egypt)... More