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

IJEAPS Articles in press

Can Foreign Countries Build Universities in China? A Perspective of New Institutional Economics

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This study reflects a theoretical innovation in China’s higher education investment and school operation systems. It explores system transformation in Sino-foreign joint education endeavors, including how China should introduce international education capital into Chinese higher education. According to a theory of institutional transformation that recognizes supply and demand in both domestic and international education...

Author(s):JIANBO WANG

The role of school committees and boards in school leadership: Insights from Tanzania

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School committees and boards are elected governance bodies meant for enhancement of participation of local communities in decision making in primary and secondary education. They are considered as tools for empowerment of people at the grassroots level in the less-developed countries to enhance good governance. The main argument that the paper advances is that despite the fact that there is sufficient evidence that school...

Author(s):Orest Sebastian Masue and Christina Moses Maeda

The Abandoned Agenda: The Issue of Quality in Private Distance Education Colleges at Mertulemariam Town

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This case study aimed to explicate the status of quality in private distance education colleges at Mertulemariam town. To address this aim qualitative research method and case study strategy were employed. Data were collected from 13 distance learners selected using snowball sampling, and 4 college coordinators selected using available sampling from 4 DE coordinating colleges in the study area. Semi-structured interview...

Author(s):Dibekulu Alem Asegu and Matebe Tafere

Instructional leadership: The role of heads of schools in managing the instructional program: A narrative review

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In recent decades, much attention has been given to educational leadership. This increasing discourse stems from the popularized claim that effective leadership makes a significant difference in school performance and student outcomes. Thus, the present paper provides a narrative review of the article published under the title of “Instructional leadership: The role of heads of schools in managing the instructional...

Author(s):Eshetu Kibret

Improving 2nd Year Natural Resource Management (NaRM) Female Students’ Class Participation in Soil Water Conservation Course

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Education is the harmonious development of the physical, mental, moral (spiritual), and social faculties of individuals, for a life of dedicated service. The participation of females in socio-economic development programs also depends on their educational backgrounds. The natural environment does not distinguish males and females. Therefore, the implication is that there is need for awareness rising program for the...

Author(s):Anmut Enawgaw, Atenafu Shefrawe, Gizachew Sewagegn, Fentahune Abere and Tesfaye Bayu

Transfer and Job Performance of Non-Academic Staff in Tertiary Institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria

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The study investigated the policies and procedures involved in the transfer of non-academic staff within various departments in tertiary institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria. The descriptive research design of the survey type was used for the study. Four public tertiary institutions were selected using simple random sampling technique. 17 heads of departments were purposively selected and 474 non-academic staff were...

Author(s):Mrs Jemilehin Fayokemi Titilayo and Prof. (Mrs) O.A. Adegun

Institutional framework and implementation strategies of school health policy in nigeria: Implications for school administrators

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This study examined the institutional framework and implementation strategies of school health policy in Nigeria. The objective of the study was to assess the awareness of teachers and school administrators on their roles in executing strategies for implementation of school health policy in Nigeria. The methodology adopted for this study include use of descriptive survey with a total of 600 participants drawn through...

Author(s):Sani Dantani Manga

ADMINISTRATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION: EVIDENCE FROM EDO AND DELTA STATES, NIGERIA.

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This study investigated the level of administrative effectiveness of heads of departments in the Colleges of Education in Edo and Delta states, Nigeria. Employing the simple survey research design the researchers surveyed a total of 688 teachers and 126 heads of departments in the colleges of education in Edo and Delta states. The results from the study showed that while heads of departments in the colleges of education in...

Author(s):OSAYAMEN IMHANGBE

Women’s role and their styles of leadership

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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

DETERMINANTS OF ACADEMIC STATUS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

The challenges of Subsidized Secondary School Education in Kenya

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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.

Management of Free Primary Education Funds in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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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