Plateau is the twelfth largest state of Nigeria, and is located approximately in the center of the country. It is geographically unique in Nigeria because its boundaries surround the Jos Plateau, having the entire plateau in its central and northern part. The capital is Jos. Plateau State is celebrated as "The Home of Peace and Tourism", an image that has been fractured in recent years by Muslim-Christian clashes in the state. Plateau State gets its name from the Jos Plateau. It has a population of around 3.5 million people.
Area (km2): 30,913
Population: 3,178,712
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Socio-Economic Development and the Girl-Child Education: a Look at Jos North Local Government, Plateau State

The problem of the girl child education in Jos North Local Government Area has some socio-economic aspects. One of the factors which have militated...

Evaluation of School Health Instruction in Primary Schools in Jos, North- Central Nigeria

Abstract: Background: Establishing healthy behaviours during childhood is easier and more effective than trying to change unhealthy behaviours...


The authors of this article promise of establishing a constructive conversation with the secondary schools board on issues of principal leadership...

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

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...

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...


Dr. Korb has conducted research studies through the Faculty of Education, University of Jos. Most have been descriptive studies, though she is trying to engage in more experimental research. The funds for all of the studies that she has conducted in education have been self-funded, though she...Read more


Journal of Educational Foundations

The Journal of Educational Foundations (JEF) publishes papers from all fields in education. The Editorial Board accepts original, scholarly articles on significant educational issues in Nigeria and Africa. Both empirical and theoretical papers are accepted, although empirical papers are strongly preferred. Papers should concentrate on providing practical suggestions to improve the quality of education across Nigeria and Africa in general.

Journal of Educational Theory and Teaching

The Journal of Educational Theory and Teaching (JETT) publishes short theoretical articles that focus on improving educational practices in Nigeria. The editorial board accepts original articles that provide innovative, practical suggestions for improving teaching practice or educational services at all levels of education. Papers should clearly explain the specific teaching and educational implications of theory and empirical research for teachers and other educational stakeholders using lay language.