Journal of
Economics and International Finance

  • Abbreviation: J. Econ. Int. Finance
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9812
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEIF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 362

Full Length Research Paper

Training and utilization of staff and job performance in post primary education board, in North Senatorial District of Delta State, Nigeria

E. D. Nakpodia
Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. 
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 07 January 2011
  •  Published: 31 May 2011



This is an empirical study which examined the relevance of training and utilization of staff for job performance in Post Primary Education Board, in North Senatorial District of Delta State, Nigeria. To guide this study, three null hypotheses were formulated. The design of the study was survey. The sample of the study was 20 (13.24%) schools / offices and 200 (3.5%) staff, drawn from 5,734 staff of Post Primary Education Board and 153 public schools / offices, through stratified sampling technique. The major instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire which was validated and found reliable at 0.75 reliability coefficient. The results revealed that there is a high significant difference between the performance of NCE graduates and University graduates; the work reveals that there is a significant difference between full-time and part-time graduates. Also, the study exposed that there is significant difference between deployment of staff according to sex.


Key words: Training, utilization, staff, Job performance, post primary education board, Nigeria.