International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215

IJEAPS Articles

Role of church sponsor in management of secondary schools: Impact on academic performance and conflict concerns in Kenya

March 2010

A descriptive survey design was used to investigate the role of the sponsor in secondary school management and its impact on academic performance in Uasin Gishu District, Kenya. A purposive sampling technique was used to select 97 secondary schools where the head teachers of the schools and 7 Education Secretaries of the sponsoring churches formed the sample. Instruments of data collection were document analysis and a...

Author(s): Theodorah M. Mabeya, Judah M. Ndiku and J. Njino

Problems of facilities in South West Nigerian Universities and the way forward

March 2010

This paper examined the problems of facilities in South West Nigerian universities. The study population consists of all academic staff in 10 public universities in South West Nigeria, while the sample was made up of 500 academic staff randomly selected from the 10 universities. A self-designed instrument tagged “Problem of Facilities in Universities Questionnaire (PFUQ)” was used to collect relevant data...

Author(s): B. Arogundade Babatope

The effects of educational attainment on poverty reduction in Cameroon

February 2010

In recent years education has been promulgated as a primary weapon against poverty. Hence it is important to investigate the impact of different levels of education upon poverty. The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of different levels of education of the employed individuals as determinants of poverty in Cameroon. The data for this study come from the 2001 Cameroonian Household Survey obtainable from...

Author(s): Aloysius Mom Njong

Comparative analysis of academic achievement of UME and ex-remedial students: Case study of University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria

February 2010

This study was undertaken with the objective of carrying out a comparative analysis of academic achievement of UME and ex-Remedial students with University of Agriculture, Makurdi as a case study to assist Government and policy makers in educational sector reform decisions as to the suitability or otherwise of domiciling remedial programmes in the Universities. The comparative assessment was based on Senate approved...

Author(s): Simon V. Irtwange and Nancy N. Agbe

Research on the cost calculation of distance education based on activity-based costing

September 2009

The analysis on the cost and efficiency of distance education has important meanings in both theory and practice. This paper tries to analyze the status of the school-running cost and efficiency of the pilot universities for modern distance education at present in China. On the basis of analyzing the major defects of current analysis on the cost and efficiency of distance education, activity-based costing has been used...

Author(s): Zheng Qinhua, Chen Geng and Chen Li

Primary schooling in a tribal district of Maharashtra: Some policy relevance

September 2009

The situation of primary schooling is indeed appalling in backward districts because education planning in India does not take into account the educational needs and aspirations of the poor people. The study focuses the situation of primary education in some tribal villages of a backward district of Maharashtra, India with the help of qualitative and quantitative data. Besides infrastructural improvements, the study...

Author(s): Aparajita Chattopadhyay and Vijaya Durdhawale

Rethinking centrifugal issues in intra-Iuleha relations in Edo state, Nigeria, from the pre-colonial times up to 2000

August 2009

Socio-economic and political factors of unity or disunity have influenced human existence since the dawn of history. Communities around the world have developed socio-cultural, economic and political elements of inter-group relations that have bonded them together and distinguished them from other groups while at the same time guaranteeing their group survival and distinctive identity. This article interrogates those...

Author(s): Omon Merry Osiki

Managerial strategies to conflict management of not-for-profit organizations in Nigeria: A study

August 2009

This study is an investigation of the managerial strategies to conflict management in non-profit making organizations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The essences of this study are to device effective strategies to conflict management and make appropriate recommendations for an effective conflict resolution, aimed at ensuring organizational development, productivity and societal growth. The study adopted the...

Author(s): Austin O. Oparanma, Donald I. Hamilton and John Ohaka

Implications and challenges of Nigerian universities as learning organizations

July 2009

The purpose of this paper was to highlight the implications and challenges of Universities as learning organizations in Nigeria. ‘Learning organization’ is a concept that is becoming an increasingly widespread philosophy in our contemporary society. It has a strong humanistic orientation and it is a place where people continually expand their capacity to produce results they truly desire, where new and...

Author(s): E. D. Nakpodia

Parents’ involvement in school administration as a correlate of effectiveness of secondary schools in Nigeria

July 2009

The study examined the relationship between parents’ involvement in school administration and effectiveness of secondary schools in Nigeria. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. The population consisted of all the teachers, principals and parents of the students in public secondary schools in South-West Nigeria. The sample comprised 1200 teachers, 300 parents and 60 principals from 60 secondary...

Author(s): I. A. Ajayi, T. Ekundayo Haastrup  and B. B. Arogundade

Poverty alleviation: The educational planning perspective

June 2009

A well planned education system is expected to respond to the socio-economic needs as well as the political objectives of any country. Education contributes to poverty reduction by increasing the value of efficiency of the labour force and thus enhances economic growth. This economic growth is expected to translate into higher income lowering poverty levels. This is because the more educated an individual is; the...

Author(s): Julius Maiyo, Jane k. Amunga and Irene A. Ashioya

Business ethics for excellence in action: A view

June 2009

The core subject of ethics is essentially a branch of spiritualism, which is a banyan tree covering the entire gamut of human behavior on righteous path for the well being of society, in simple terms spiritualism, which is closely linked to strong religious faith is a canvas under which ethical values and principles bloom and blossom. Four sources of values, legal regulation, professional codes of ethics, individual...

Author(s): Kastoori Srinivas and Syed Abdul Malik

Parental involvement in schools: The perspectives of Cypriot principals

June 2009

This paper presents the findings of a survey study conducted in Cyprus primary state schools, which aimed at outlining principals’ perspectives concerning parental involvement in school life. The research involved a representative sample of principals of the schools concerned. The analysis and interpretation of the data indicated that current home-school links are extremely limited. It was also found that even...

Author(s): Loizos Symeou

Perceptions of principals’ responsibilities in-locoparentis in Nigerian secondary schools

May 2009

This paper reviewed the perceptions of principals’ responsibilities in-loco-parentis in Nigerian seconddary schools, using the theoretical method, applied precedent cases and administrative examples. This work also suggested that possible modifications may be needed especially where past laws of operations have been revised. This approach could allow for more harmony among parents, students, teachers and...

Author(s): E. D. Nakpodia

Analysis of post primary teachers’ utility of the due process of law in academic dismissal in Nigeria

May 2009

This paper focused on the utility of the due process of law by teachers as a protection and corrective measures on academic dismissal in Nigerian post primary schools. It reviewed how ‘right’ and ‘due process’ are related as well as the essence of the due process in considering the crucial aspect of law by reviewing statutes, laws, edicts and decrees to improve some problematic areas faced by...

Author(s): E. D. Nakpodia

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