Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1956

Table of Content: December 2009; 4(12)

December 2009

Analysis of the participation and performance of males and females in Nigeria in science and technology programmes: A case study of ten years National Diploma in Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria

  The enrolment and assessment of performance of National diploma students in Science Laboratory Technology Programme in Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria were studied. The study covered ten academic sessions: 1995 – 2005. Sample means, percentage and students T – test were employed to analyze the data obtained for the study. The enrollment of male and female students was compared: the...

Author(s): H. Isa and R. M. Balarabe

December 2009

Historiography of the Greek education: Creation, development, influences, perspectives (1824-2006)

  In this article, the presentation as well as the interpretation (in a historical framework) of the creation and development of the historiography of the Greek education from the foundation of the Modern Greek State to date was attempted. During the first decades after the liberation of Greece from the Turks, this historiography served the national ideology, emphasizing on methodological works. From the very...

Author(s): Sifis Bouzakis

December 2009

Impact of management style on performance indicators of academic staff

  The objective of this study is to assess the impact of management style on academic staff performance with University of Agriculture, Makurdi as a case study. The management style of the vice chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi between the periods, September 3, 1996 to September 3, 2001 was determined using the Ohio State University and University of Michigan Models.  Based on a...

Author(s): S. V. Irtwange and S. Orsaah

December 2009

Content analysis of the status and place of sexuality education in the national school policy and curriculum in Tanzania

  In Tanzania, sexuality education in schools is not provided as a standalone subject; rather it is mainstreamed in other subjects, namely Social Studies, Science, Civics and Biology. However, it is not clear how much sexuality education is covered in these subjects. The purpose of this study was to examine the status of sexuality education in the Tanzanian national school curriculum. In order to discern the...

Author(s): Kitila A. Mkumbo

December 2009

Corporate establishments’ preferences and the quest for overseas’ qualifications by Nigerian university students

  This study examines corporate establishment demand as the quest for foreign education in Nigeria and seeks to expose the motivation behind the rush abroad for foreign education; explicated by the increasing level of university seekers within and outside Nigeria. A combination of quantitative and qualitative research methodology was adopted for this study. Major findings revealed that employers of labour...

Author(s): Okunola Rashidi Akanji and Ikuomola Adediran Daniel

December 2009

Higher education as an emerging strategy for actualising the vision 2020 of the economic community of West African states (ECOWAS)

  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has just rolled out a document spelling out five major social, economic and environmental goals it wishes to achieve by 2020. These goals are lofty indeed but they can be achieved only with reliance on not only an enlightened citizenry but on 40% of the population that should have received university training. Consequently, university education within the...

Author(s): Idowu Biao

December 2009

An investigation of burn-out levels of teachers working in elementary and secondary educational institutions and their attitudes to classroom management

  In the present study, the burn-out levels of teachers working in elementary and secondary educational institutions and their attitudes and beliefs regarding classroom management are investigated with respect to gender, job seniority, class size and the types of schools they have been working in. This is a survey method research and quantitative methodology is adopted for the study. The sampling group consists...

Author(s): Mustafa Yavuz