UNIZIK Journal of
Educational Research and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: UNIZIK J. Educ. Res. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2736-0296
  • DOI: 10.5897/UNIJERPS
  • Start Year: 2020
  • Published Articles: 17

Table of Content: January - June 2020; 1(1)

June 2020

School leadership as a correlate of teachers’ job satisfaction in public secondary schools in Awka education zone of Anambra State

The purpose of this study was to ascertain the relationship between school leadership and teachers’ job involvement in the public secondary schools in Enugu State. One research question guided the study and one null hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted correlation research design. Population of the study comprised 10,112 teachers in the 291 public secondary schools in Enugu state....

Author(s): OKAFORCHA, Choice Chimaa and OKEKE, Ifediorah Nonyem

  • Article Number: B9F41F266465

June 2020

Personal-social guidance: a service for social transformation of youths for national development

Youths are the strengths of any society. The future of any nation depends on the youths. Nigeria has in recent times witnessed and is witnessing a social breakdown especially among the youths. Counselling, on the other hand, is a helping profession that helps people to adjust properly to a well meaningful life. In this write up, the authors are of the view that personal-social guidance which is one of the components of...

Author(s): DANIEL Terhemen Tseuve, AISHATU Ismaila Haruna Mcasson and TSINSAT Ibrahim

  • Article Number: FB21E8D66471

June 2020

Early marriage and its impact on girl’s education in Abakaliki education zone of Ebonyi State.

This work sought to determine Early Marriage and its Impact on Girl’s Education in Abakaliki Education Zone of Ebonyi State. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study; a descriptive survey design was adopted. The population of the study was four hundred and forth eight (448) teachers. The researcher used simple random sampling technique to draw the sample for the study. Twenty eight (28)...

Author(s): Oguejioffor, Chidumebi Ngozi

  • Article Number: B8422FF66476

June 2020

Teaching ethics and morality education in Nigerian schools for sustainable development.

Over the years, there are incessant cases of antisocial vices in almost every nook and cranny of the country such as cultist attack, suicide, armed robbery, kidnapping, among others. The upsurge of immoral behaviours among Nigerian youth has posed a lot of hazards to the youths themselves, parents, the teachers and the society in general. The religious men and women that were hitherto seen as the fountain of moral...

Author(s): Uwaezuoke, Martha-Rose Ifeoma

  • Article Number: 5C82DD566479

June 2020

Causes and implications abortion of teenage girl’s education in Onitsha south local government area of Anambra State

This paper sought to determine the causes and implications of abortion on teenage girl’s education in Onitsha South local government area of Anambra State. Descriptive survey design was adopted for study and questionnaire was used for data collection. The population of the study was six thousand, nine hundred (6,900) pupils. Out of the above population, two hundred (200) subjects were randomly selected as sample...

Author(s): OBIAKOR, Mariagoretti Ijeoma and EZENWAGU, Stephen Abuchi

  • Article Number: DC77BFD66483

June 2020

Effects of instructional material on multiplicative thinking of primary school pupils in mathematics in Kaduna State, Nigeria

This study assessed the Effect of Instructional Material on Multiplicative Thinking of Primary School pupils in mathematics in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The pre-test, post-test quasi experimental research design involving two groups (one experimental and the other control) was used. Ninety (90) pupils participated as sample for the study (48 male and 42 female). One instrument: Multiplicative Thinking Performance Test...

Author(s): Ayuba Istifanus, Timayi Joseph Majiyebo and Biong’ahu Danladi

  • Article Number: 69CB00F66489

June 2020

Relationship between staff training and development and teachers’ performance in secondary schools in Anambra State

The purpose of the study was to determine how staff training and development relate to teachers’ performance secondary schools in Anambra State. It was a survey research. The population of the study comprised 11,921 respondents while the sample for this study is made up of 3,576 respondents made of 76 principals and 1,733 teachers in public secondary schools and 105 principals and 1,662 teachers in private...

Author(s): Florence Ukamaka Akudo

  • Article Number: FD7A89166491

June 2020

Creative thinking as predictor of teachers’ job proficiency in public secondary schools in Ohaji, Imo State, Nigeria

In this study, the researcher investigated the relationship between creative thinking and teachers’ proficiency in public secondary schools in Imo state, Nigeria. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Two research questions and two null-hypotheses guided the study. The two null-hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The population of the study consisted of 420 teachers...

Author(s): Oparaji, Israel Chijiuka

  • Article Number: 2370F1166494

June 2020

Curriculum implementation challenges to the new social studies education teacher

The success or failure of any educational programme depends on the effectiveness of its curriculum implementation by the teachers. Hence this paper focused on the curriculum implementation challenges to the new social studies education teacher. The issue of the unique nature of the social studies teacher and vile / uninterested students were first discussed. The paper exhaustively looked at the major challenges before...

Author(s): Ibeh Athanatius, Ifeanyi

  • Article Number: BD5641566497

June 2020

Factors responsible for mass failures in economics in Senior Secondary Schools (SSCE) Examination in Enugu educational zone

The objective of this study is to determine the factors responsible for mass failure in economics secondary school examination among secondary students in Enugu Educational Zone. The research design for the study was survey. A close-ended questionnaire was used as the instrument of study. This instrument was validated by two experts. The test re-test method was used to test for the reliability of the instrument. The...

Author(s): Ononye Felicia Obioma and Obiakor Mariagoretti Ijeoma

  • Article Number: 600322C66507

June 2020

Managing education for human resource development

This paper dealt on managing education for human resource development. It discussed some conceptual viewpoint on management which is seen as is a process of working with and through others to achieve organizational objectives in an efficient and ethical manner. The paper also explained education as an instrument for national and individual development. Human resources which encompass all the experiences, skills,...

Author(s): Duru, Christian Chinedu

  • Article Number: 74902C366516

June 2020

Administrative effectiveness and systemic reform of universal basic education: A panacea for national transformation

There is strong evidence that administrative effectiveness could act as a springboard for success of education system. This paper examined the issues of administrative effectiveness and systematic reform of universal Basic Education as a panacea for national transformation and development. The paper further discussed the concept of teaching, administrative effectiveness, UBE and its success, strategies for the provision...

Author(s): Offem, Odim Otu and Ekawon, Stella Ebokpo

  • Article Number: D35657C66521

June 2020

Self-esteem and academic achievements in mathematics in Anambra State

Students’ academic self-concept and self-esteem are strong indicators and facilitators for effective learning. Their relationship in determining academic achievement has been a debating issue in the educational field. The study examined the relationship among students’ academic self-concept, self-esteem, and academic achievement in mathematics in Anambra State. Four research questions and four null...

Author(s): Anyanwu Adeline Nne and Emesi Kingsley Ekene

  • Article Number: FC2626266523