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: 217

Table of Content: February 2012; 4(2)

February 2012

Educational policies/programmes’ effect on attrition rates in primary schools in Nigeria

This paper examined attrition in primary schools in Nigeria with specific reference and focus on some policies and programmes of Nigeria’s educational system with a view to highlighting its possible effect on the attainment of the Education for All (EFA) goals by 2015. It reviewed equal educational opportunity in relation to school environments that may be responsible for high pupil attrition or dropout, reasons...

Author(s): Chinelo O. Duze

February 2012

The Nigerian state and global economic crises: Socio-political implications and policy challenges

This article discusses how economic reforms, as a reaction to the effects of the global financial crises, have intensified popular unrests and redefined the composition, interests, and socio-economic and political attitudes of Nigeria’s increasingly complex social strata. We relied basically on secondary data to analyze some of the fundamental domestic and international issues facing the country in the course of...

Author(s): Olaopa O. R. Ogundari I. O., Akindele S. T. and Hassan O. M.

February 2012

Appropriate management in an African culture: Implications for education

Following continued search for reasons on the inability of African nations to realize appreciable economic development through education, the researcher investigated the influence of cultural environment on management in industry. Because input/output measures of productivity are not easily measured in education, the industry was used, hoping that the results would safely apply to education since education has...

Author(s): Chinelo O. Duze

February 2012

Minimizing teacher transfer requests: A study of Suba district secondary schools, Kenya

Teacher transfer requests interfere with the stability and continuity of teaching thereby causing low student performance. The purpose of the study was to investigate how teacher transfer requests can be minimized. The study employed a descriptive survey design. The population of the study included 16 head teachers, 126 teachers and the provincial staffing officer. The sample had 13 head teachers, 98 teachers and the...

Author(s): Collins Oliver Ariko and Lucas O. A. Othuon

February 2012

Composite classes: The Murezi school experience

The research looks at the phenomenon of composite classes as experienced by the Murezi community. To gather the required data and to have an in-depth understanding of the Murezi school experience, the case study was employed and the questionnaire, interview and on-site observations were employed as data gathering instruments. The three were used in order to complement each other to achieve triangulation. The study notes...

Author(s): Tsitsi Nyoni and Mika Nyoni