Economic Crunch on Effective Administration of Secondary Schools

Influence of Economic Crunch on Effective Administration of Secondary Schools (Case Study of Eungu South Local Government Area)

Chapter Two

Review of Related Literature

In this chapter the researcher will review related works of some scholars which will provide a framework for the current study. The review will be done under the following sub-headings:

  • Conceptual framework
  • School administration and economic crunch
  • Causes of economic crunch in Nigeria
  • Managing schools in a period of economic crunch
  • Impact of economic crunch on secondary education in Nigeria
  • Summary of review of related literature

Conceptual Framework

        Komolafe, Fiakpa, Adekoya and Igbikiowudo (2008:25) writing on “Global financial crunch: Nigeria Panics”, opined that economic crunch could be called economic “go-slow”, just like traffic jams which grind vehicular movement to a halt, with attendant man-hour losses, physical and emotional stress. Economic crunch literarily brings down the growth of an economy and when such an economy is the largest in the world, then one needs not wonder why the rest of the world is catching cold. [Read more…]

a Study on the Influence of Socio-Economic Status of Parents on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students

a Study on the Influence of Socio-Economic Status of Parents on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students: a Case Study of Selected Secondary Schools In Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH DESIGN

 In this chapter, investigator will describe the procedures and strategies used in this study. These encompass the following

Design of the study

The study sample

Research instrument

Data analysis

DESIGN OF THE STUDY

This chapter is used to determine whether or not and to what degree a relationship exists between the socio-economic statuses of parents and the academic performance of students. Questionnaires were designed to obtain information with respect to socio-economic status of parents and academic performance of the respondents. The respondents for this study consists of sixty students drawn from five secondary schools in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo state, and equal number of students were chosen from each school of which twelve students were randomly selected. [Read more…]

Causes of Examination Malpractice on the Standard of Education in Nigeria

Causes of Examination Malpractice on the Standard of Education in Nigeria, a case study of Aboh-Mbaise L.G.A. of Imo State.

Introduction

Background Of The Study

Education is the bedrock of growth and development of any economy and the extent to which an economy improves is through education. Education in its general sense in a form of learning in which the knowledge, skills and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through teaching, training or research. Education frequency takes place under the guidance of others, but may also be autocratic. Any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks feds or acts may be considered Educational. Education is commonly divided into stages such as pre-school, primary school, secondary school and then college, apprenticeship or university. [Read more…]

Attitude of Teachers in Primary Schools towards the Supervisors

Attitude of Teachers in Primary Schools towards the Supervisors

Introduction

Background of the Study

Teachers:Supervision is the process whereby an authorized person whose nomenclature is thereafter called supervisor sees to the work of others to see whether it is in line with stated standard and if not, he corrects, directs, teachers, demonstrates, assisting in processing of evaluating and examination and reviling curriculum and courses of study, holding conferences or group meeting to discuss problems, attending local, state, regional and national professional conventions among others, (Sullivan and Jeffrey 2000).

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Influence of Socio-Economic Status of Parents on Academic Performance Of Students

Influence of Socio-Economic Status of Parents on Academic Performance Of Students In Secondary Schools. Case study, Ivo Local Government Area Of Ebonyi State.

Background to the Study

Socio-Economic:Findings have been that in Nigeria the three tiers (federal, state and local governments) invest a whopping sum of money into the educational sector. Government’s interest and strong involvement in the educational sector evidenced in her annual budget planning mechanism. It is also a common knowledge that government recognizes education as a vital instrument for effecting national development. [Read more…]