International Journal of
Science and Technology Education Research

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sci. Technol. Educ. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6559
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSTER
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 75

Table of Content: September 2010; 1(4)

September 2010

Education leadership in a globalized economy: A Kenyan perspective

  The 21st century has ushered in a new revolution in education leadership structures which have become the occasion of less hierarchical - more flattened, more fluid organizations. Today's management and leadership are driven by relationships that make the most of people's knowledge and enabled by networks with improved connectivity. Changing management structures, flatter organizations and new...

Author(s): Laban P. Ayiro and James K. Arap Sang

September 2010

Effects of HIV/AIDS epidemic and related sicknesses on family and community structures in Nigeria: Evidence of emergence of older care-givers and orphan hoods

  The rate of increase in HIV/AIDS is changing family structure wiping out middle generations of adults (breadwinner) leaving the aged and the young ones to take up responsibilities of support and care of their needs. The study examined this prevalence of increase in older carer and under-aged who have taking up responsibilities of meeting needs, in Benue State, Nigeria. The study revealed that about 21.82% of...

Author(s):   T. G. Apata, M. A. Y. Rahji, O. M. Apata, J. O. Ogunrewo and O. A. Igbalajobi

September 2010

Determinants of rural poverty in Nigeria: Evidence from small holder farmers in South-western, Nigeria

  Small farmers are one of the more disadvantaged and vulnerable groups in Nigeria. Studies have shown that majority of people living in absolute poverty can be found on small farms with half in this group undernourished. The study examined the determinants of rural poverty in Nigeria. The study uses a probit model on a sample of 500 smallholder farmers to establish factors that influences probability of...

Author(s): T. G. Apata, O. M. Apata, O. A. Igbalajobi and S. M. O. Awoniyi