African Journal of
Educational Management, Teaching and Entrepreneurship Studies

  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2736-0261
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEMATES
  • Start Year: 2020
  • Published Articles: 20

Full Length Research Paper

Teachers-Students Relationship in Classroom as Predictor of Quality Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools in Anambra State

Uba Mercy Benedette Ifeoma
  • Uba Mercy Benedette Ifeoma
  • Department of Educational Foundations, Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
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  • Article Number - A3CA7E366394
  • Vol.1(1), pp. 8-13 , May 2020
  •  Received: 14 January 2020
  •  Accepted: 14 February 2020
  •  Published: 31 May 2020


The main purpose of this study was to determine the extent teachers-students relationship in classroom predict quality teaching and learning. One research question guided the study. It was carried out in Anambra State and the co-relational research design was adopted. All the six education zones in the State were covered. The population of the study was made up of 6,342 respondents while the sample was 634 public secondary school teachers in Anambra state representing 10% of public secondary school teachers in the six education zones of Anambra state. Data were collected with an instrument developed by the researcher. The instrument was validated by three experts. The reliability index of the instrument using Cronbach alpha method was 0.85. The researcher administered the instruments directly on the respondents and the Pearson’s Product Moment correlation coefficient was used in the data analysis. This study revealed that teachers-students relationship in classroom predicts quality teaching and learning in secondary schools in Anambra state to a high extent. Accordingly, it was among others recommended that teachers in secondary schools in Anambra State should relate well with their students in order to promote quality teaching and learning in the schools.

Keywords: Teachers-Students Relationship; Classroom; Prediction; Quality Teaching; Quality