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

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Women’s role and their styles of leadership

This research had three objectives: determining the level of participation of women in the academic leadership of Addis Ababa University (AAU), specifying the types of leadership styles women leaders demonstrate, and tracing the factors that led to those styles. Two key research instruments were used: questionnaires and interview. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected using the instruments. Means were used in...

Author(s):Mekasha Kassaye Gobaw

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Applying Business Models to Higher Education

The purpose of this qualitative study is to understand how operating models and organizational structure impact the effectiveness of higher education institutions for students, faculty, administrators and the broader community. In this case study, the researcher uses the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Criteria (MBNQAC) to understand core values and the concepts of those seven criteria which are: 1) Leadership 2)...

Author(s):Sibel Ahi

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DETERMINANTS OF ACADEMIC STATUS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

In this research the researcher uses graphical, tabular and maximum likelihood estimations techniques to figure out the most important variables that affect students academic status. Both the graphical illustrations and the maximum likelihood results of ordered logit and probit estimates indicate that gender , age , previous academic background (i.e., students grade twelve university entrance result as a proxy), department...

Author(s):Tadele Bayu

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STRESS COPING STRATEGIES USED BY THE MANAGEMENT STAFF OF COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

The study examined stress coping strategies used by the management staff of Colleges of Education in Nigeria. A descriptive research of the survey design was used for the study. The sample of the study consisted of 1500 respondents, comprising 294 principal officers, 294 Deans of Schools and 910 Heads of Departments. Purposive stratified and simple random sampling techniques were used to select the sample. Data collected...

Author(s):YUSUF, Musibau Adeoye

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Examination of the Competencies of the Pre-service Teachers Studying at the Education Faculties about the Educational Program Literacy

Teaching programs are the basic elements and guides of the education-teaching processes. The correct understanding of the content of the teaching programs reveals the concept of the educational program literacy. The purpose of this research is to try to determine the competencies of the educational program literacy of the pre-service teachers who are studying in the education faculties by arithmetic mean of the answers...

Author(s):YAVUZ BOLAT

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An Evaluation of Principals’ contribution to the provision of resources for Guidance and Counseling services in enhancement of students’ academic performance in Kisii county, Kenya

The contribution of the principals in the management of secondary schools in Kenya is crucial because they play a key role on the maintenance of discipline and academic performance. The Ministry of Education established Guidance and Counseling services in schools for purposes of improving student discipline and academic performance. However, student discipline and academic performance has not improved. For instance in...

Author(s):Josiah Song'oro Birundu

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Partners in a slow dance: Towards transformation of governance at South African Universities

In South Africa, councils in comprehensive universities are embroiled in a struggle on how to govern with different institutional stakeholders to create institutional transformation. This paper reports on findings from a study at one Historically Black University (HBU) in which a sequential-exploratory mixed methods approach was used to collect a range of documents, conduct interviews with university council members and...

Author(s):PATRICK GALLETO

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Stress-Induced Factor as Determinants of Undergraduates’ Numerical Reasoning and Decision Making Processes in Pseudo-Mathematics Courses

This study investigated the influence of stress-induced factor as determinants of undergraduates’ numerical reasoning and decision making processes (NRDMP) in pseudo-mathematics courses. The study employed descriptive research of the survey type.A sample of 200 undergraduates was selected using purposive sampling technique. A questionnaireused to collect data for this study was tagged Stress Induces Factors among...

Author(s):Oginni O.I and Ojo O.F

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THE WORKING CONDITIONS OF TEACHERS AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA: A CONCEPTUAL PAPER

The abysmal performance of students in both internal and external examinations in Nigeria in recent times are widely reported and attributed to various causes including paucity of fund, infrastructural decadence and corruption among others. However, not much attention has been directed at examining the empirical relation between the working conditions of teachers and student performance in examinations in Nigeria. The...

Author(s):PETER OYEDOTUN AGUNLOYE

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THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING IN BASIC SCHOOLS IN TERESINA, BRAZIL: REFLECTIONS ON THE EDUCATIONAL POLICY, INITIAL TRAINING AND THE PEDAGOGICAL PRACTICE

The present article deals with the questions regarding the preparation of the undergraduate students of the Licenciatura em Língua Inglesa major (English Letters) of the Universidade Federal do Piauí - UFPI (Federal University of Piauí), for the teaching, as well as it analyzes the dimension of the educational policy in the manegement of the formative process and how it reflects in the pedagogical practice of the...

Author(s):Elshout de Aguiar

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Utilization of Free Primary Education Funds in Public Primary Schools in Kenya: Exploring Administrative Antecedents

The purpose of this study was to investigate the administrative antecedents influencing the utilization of Free Primary Education funds in public primary schools within Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design and used a study population comprising of head teachers, Chairmen of the School Management Committees of public primary schools and teachers. A sample size of 52 public...

Author(s):Namai Linnet Beldina Ayako

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The challenges of Subsidized Secondary School Education in Kenya

The purpose of this study was to explore the administrative challenges facing public secondary schools in the wake of subsidized secondary education in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. The study adopted the ex post facto descriptive survey research design. The sample size was identified and selected using simple random sampling technique. The study used a sample size of 24 schools from which 144 respondents were sampled. Data...

Author(s):Mwongera Margaret K.

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Management of Free Primary Education Funds in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya

This study was set to examine the factors influencing the management of Free Primary Education funds in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design. Probability sampling technique was used in the selection of the study sample. Two sets of questionnaires were used for the collection of data from the Head Teachers and Chairmen, while an interview schedule was used for the collection...

Author(s):Okumu Rose

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Partners in a slow dance: Towards transformation of governance at South African Universities

In South Africa, councils in comprehensive universities are embroiled in a struggle on how to govern with different institutional stakeholders to create institutional transformation. This paper reports on findings from a study at one Historically Black University (HBU) in which a sequential-exploratory mixed methods approach was used to collect a range of documents, conduct interviews with university council members and...

Author(s):Felix Omal and Amasa Philip Ndofirepi

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Contribution to the state of the art of education management: Database Scopus, articles in newspapers, great area of knowledge social sciences and humanities

This article aims to characterize the state of knowledge in the area of education management in contexts of Brazilian and international education, in order to scale its current breadth and to seek the contemporary references most used by the academic community, from the analysis of contents of the productions published in the last decade (2006 to 2015) and incorporated into the Scopus database - scientific articles...

Author(s):Ada Augusta Celestino Bezerra, Vanda Maria Campos Salmeron Dantas, Isabel Santana Santos and Antônia Iris Pereira da Silva

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An evaluation of principals’ contribution to guidance and counseling resources for enhancing students’ academic performance in Kisii County, Kenya

The contribution of the principals in the management of secondary schools in Kenya is crucial because they play a key role on the maintenance of discipline and academic performance. The Ministry of Education established Guidance and Counseling in schools to attain discipline and academic performance. However, student discipline and academic performance has not improved. The study aimed in evaluating principals’...

Author(s):Benard Odero

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TEACHERS’ DECISIONAL PARTICIPATION AND JOB SATISFACTION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

This study investigated the relationship between Teacher’s Decisional Participation and Job Satisfaction in Secondary Schools in Ekiti State. The study also examined the level of teachers’ participation in decision making and level of job satisfaction. A descriptive research design of correlation type was adopted for the study while the population for the study comprised all the teachers’ teaching in the public secondary...

Author(s):AYEGBUSI EMMANUEL TAIWO

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An evaluation of shared governance in public universities in Kenya: Students lens

Shared governance is an ideal form of Institutional governance providing all stakeholders with opportunity to participate, fostering acceptance of decisions and effectiveness of organization. This paper evaluates the current state of shared governance as the ideal form of Institutional Governance in public Universities, in line with the provisions of the individual University Statutes drawn from the University Act 2012....

Author(s):Asesa Amondi Edna Aluoch

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Erosion of autonomy: The pitfall of educational management in Nigeria universities

This study examined the concept of autonomy and its effect on the management of universities in Nigeria. Four major dimensions of university autonomy were investigated. An instrument titled Erosion of University Autonomy Questionnaire (EUAQ) was used to collect data. The instrument was administered for four universities. The study employed a descriptive research of the survey type. The data collected ware subjected to...

Author(s):Edith O. Olorunsola

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An examination of teacher candidates’ attitudes towards teaching profession

Teaching profession is one of the hardest jobs of today. Teachers who raise the safeguards of our future, that is, our students should be aware of the principles, methods and techniques needed for teaching; should have taken the pedagogical formation training, should have enhanced communication skills and should closely follow science and technology with a mind open to modernization. Teachers also must carry the feeling of...

Author(s):Baş Muhammet

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