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Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2004

A New Curriculum for Surveying Education in Nigeria

The Nigerian Surveyor was one of the first professionals to be exposed to formal training locally in the country. As early as 1908, a survey school was opened in Lagos. Formal training of surveying personnel in Nigeria is at present done at all... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2013

Gender Issues in Basic Education and National Development in Nigeria

Research has shown that education is one of the most effective development investments countries can make. Adequate investments in education facilitate the achievement of most other national development goals and increase the probability that... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Impact of Selected Modes of Instructional Supervision Activities on Students’ Academic Performance in Senior Secondary Schools in Ondo State, Nigeria

This study examined the impact of instructional supervision on secondary school students’ academic performance in English Language. Descriptive method was adopted in which a questionnaire titled Instructional Supervision and Students’ Academic... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2013

Towards Quality Assurance in Business Education in Nigeria: Constraints and Control

This study x-rays the concept of quality assurance in business education programs in Nigeria with particular reference to its constraints and control measures. The importance of quality business education in nation building cannot be... More

Report Year of Publication 2013

Yoruba Traditional Education System: A Veritable Tool for Salvaging the Crisis Laden Education System in Nigeria

Authors Akinwale, A.R.

Long before the advent of the Europeans, the Yorubas n the south western part of Nigeria developed a traditional educational system through which an individual behavior is moulded and directed towards their eventual role in the society. Ways,... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Early Childhood Education: an Overview

Authors Ifakachukwu, O.

This paper x-rayed pre-primary education as one of the sub systems and policies in the National Policy on Education (2004) that has been neglected and is failing in Nigeria. Several years after its publication (1977) and revised four times, there... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2009

Drop Out from School Among Girls in Edo State: Implications for Counselling

Drop out from school among girls is a global phenomenon. In Nigeria, girl’s dropout from school for various reasons like early marriage, pregnancy, religious factors, socio-economic factors, school related factors and ill health. The focus of... More

Conference Paper Year of Publication 2006

Analysis of Child Labour and School Attendance in Nigeria: the Present and Future Implications

Child labour acts as a major hurdle for ensuring free, quality education for all children. Over 246 million girls and boys around the World are working instead of attending school and enjoying their childhood of which Nigeria account for about 6.... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2008

Child Labour and Schooling in Rural Areas of Nigeria

Report Year of Publication 2004

Indicator Handbook for Primary Education: Abridged

Authors Cameron, L.
Journal Article Year of Publication 1999

Regional Variations in English Nigeria and the Implications for its Teaching as a Second Language

Authors Idowu, O.A.

The paper focuses on regional or local variations in English in Nigeria with particular reference to spoken English in which the variations are most noticeable. The three major Nigerian languages - Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa are referred to mainly in... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

English Language, Culture and Education in Nigeria: Issues and Prospects

Authors Omole, K.

The author describes the relationship between contemporary culture, the English language and education in Nigeria in the context of current linguistic nationalism, globalization, cultural identity and national development agenda. He observes that... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Language Policy, Mothertongue Education and the Role of the Nigerian Language Teacher in Nigerian Language Education

Authors Mbah, B.M.

The paper aims at providing the function of the mother tongue and/or the language of the immediate community in a nation state like Nigeria. The paper is important because Nigeria is a political state with many nationalities. The position of the... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Mother Tongue Education as Agency of Decolonisation: Implications for National Development in Nigeria

This paper focuses on mother tongue system of schooling as an instrument of decolonisation and a catalyst for sustainable national development in Nigeria. It seeks to determine the extent to which mother tongue disability of the Nigerian school... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Mother Tongue Education and Pedagogic Disability of the Nigerian School Child

This paper examines the status of mother tongues in pre-primary and primary schools in Nigeria, the attendant pedagogic disability of the school child, and the need to formulate and implement intervention strategies for the revalorization of the... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2007

Language Contact and Language Conflict: the Case of Yoruba-English Bilinguals

Authors Dada, S.A.

The complex dynamics of a language contact situation can really not be explored in just one paper. Thus, the present paper examines only an aspect of the Yoruba- English contact situation with regards to the individual personalities involved.... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2008

Classroom Communication and Placement of the Deaf Child in an Inclusive Class

Authors Ademokoya, A.

Inclusiveness is an educational reform aiming at redesigning the general education structures to accommodate both able-bodied learners and learners with disabilities. This is a departure from an old practice of training special needs learners in... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 1999

Gender Mainstreaming in Education

Authors Secretariat, C.
Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2012

Gender Dimensions in the Teaching and Learning of Vocational Business Education in Nigerian Senior Secondary Schools

Authors Udo, M.Patrick

This study explores gender dimensions in the teaching and learning of vocational business education (VBE) in Nigerian senior secondary schools. The focus is on classroom participation of VBE boys and girls in commerce and economics class... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2003

Gender Issues in Textbook Development: a Study of Gender Balance in Illustrations of Selected Textbooks for Upper Primary Level

Authors Oyebola, O.

This paper looked at gender balance in illustration of a selection of upper primary textbooks. The results indicated that all the textbooks examined contained illustrations that were not gender balanced. Some recommendations were proffered on how... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2012

Gender Equality in and through Education in Nigeria: Gender Representation in Learning Materials

Authors Mustapha, S.

The study examines representations of males and females in learning materials - English Language textbooks for Junior Secondary Schools students in Nigeria. Seven highly recommended textbooks were studied - Practical English Book I, Practical... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2010

Application of ICTs in Nigerian Secondary Schools

Thesis Year of Publication 2009

An Assessment of Parents’ attitudes towards Girl-Child Education in Kaduna State as Percieved by Teachers and School Principals

Authors Aliyu, B.Bashir

The study investigated the attitudes of parents’ towards girl-child education in Kaduna State as perceived by teachers and school principals. The population of the study consists of all the school principals and secondary school teachers in... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2007

Educational System in Nigeria Problems and Prospects

This paper examines the problems and prospects of education in Nigeria. Education is the bedrock of development. But unfortunately Education in Nigeria is bisected with myriad’s of problems. These includes; poor funding and thus poor educational... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Languages and the Challenges of Education in Nigeria

Authors Adegbite, W.

In this paper, Prof. Adegbite identifies educational and linguistic failure as the bane of development of the Nigerian nation. From a macro-sociolinguistic perspective, he highlights some of the problems encountered by the Nigerian nation in... More

Presentation Year of Publication 2012

Reforming Nigeria’s Education System: Paradigm Shift

Journal Article Year of Publication 2006

Coping with Meaning Changes in a West African English Language Classroom

This illustrative paper presents some of the common semantic changes that have taken place in English in West Africa. It uses findings made by various researchers in the past two decades to situate the place of the external environment to the... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Constraints in Teacher Education and Effects on Teaching and Learning of Home Economics in Primary Schools

Authors Igbemi, M.James

Education is the key to successful or unsuccessful development of any nation. Rao (2008) noted that education gives the unity and solidarity of all existence, works for the happiness and welfare of all beings, and frees from disputations and... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

Curriculum Review: Reactions from Education Stakeholders in South-South States of Nigeria

This study examines reactions from educationstakeholders in South-South States of Nigeria on issues facing curriculum design and implementation especially at secondary school level. One hundred and fifty (150) participants (stakeholders) were... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2011

Impact of Training and Retraining on Teachers’ Productivity: an Empirical Analysis of Public School in Calabar South, Nigeria

This study was carried out to determine the effect of training and retraining on teachers’ productivity in public secondary schools in Calabar South Local Government Area in Cross River State. A survey research was conducted and questionnaire... More

Report Year of Publication 2007

Kano State, Federal Republic of Nigeria: Education Public Expenditure Review

This report provides a detailed review of public expenditure on education in Kano State. The focus is on education and training provision that is funded by state and local governments as well as households and other private sector contributions.... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2011

The Role of Educational Administrators in Nigerian Secondary Schools

Authors Roseline, O.

The school system in Nigeria is often influenced by the constant changes that are occurring within the political institutions. The ability of the stakeholders and actors within the educational system to adapt to the organizational changes has... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

An Investigation into the Girl Child Enrolment and Completion in Senior Secondary School in Bauchi State, Nigeria

Having acknowledged the effort of Nigeria Government, the international development partners and non-governmental organizations (NGOS) in getting every child of school age into school particularly the girl-child, the gross enrolment rate (GER)... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2006

National School Health Policy

Journal Article Year of Publication 2011

The Impact of Environment on Productivity in Secondary Schools

Authors Ataphia, D.

This paper examined the influence of work environment on teachers’ productivity in Secondary schools in Nigeria. Every education system depends heavily on the quality and productivity of its teachers for improving and maintaining standards and... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Teacher Preparation for Effective Management of Early Childhood Schools in Nigeria

Authors Okeke, F.

Teachers are important factor in quality education and therefore should be properly prepared and managed. The success of programs in early childhood education is contingent up the availability of personnel trained to meet the individual needs of... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

Medium of Instruction Controversy in Nigeria: A Test of the Efficacy of Pidgin for Teaching Biology

Medium of instruction controversy in Nigeria has led, among other things, to focusing attention on the use of mother-tongue. Many of the cities and urban areas are multi-ethnic and as a result, the major means of communication is Pidgin which is... More

Journal Article Year of Publication 2012

State of Teacher Quality in Lagos State Senior Secondary Schools, Nigeria: Implications for Educational Planning

Authors Gbenu, J.P.

Lagos State Education Districts in Nigeria was created in 2005 by the Lagos State Government for the purpose of ensuring higher degree of efficiency and effectiveness within the educational system. Ensuring efficiency and effectiveness is a... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2013

Attaining Standard through Quality Assessment Practice in Nigeria Educational System

The essential key to improve standards of schools lies in the teacher’s ability to provide an accountability and oriented assessment. That is, teachers to become high – quality – assessment literate persons who are able to tap the true benefit of... More

Miscellaneous Year of Publication 2012

Challenges for Teacher Education in Nigeria

This study investigated the various challenges for teacher education in Nigeria as perceived by the staff of tertiary institutions conducting teacher education programmes. A descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. A... More