Volume 2 Number 1 Year - 2020
Number of articles: 9
MANAGING QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCESS FOR THE ATTAINMENT OF EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA
Authors: Abdullahi Nimota Jibola Kadir, Abdulganiyu Adebayo Tijani, Rabiat Musa Mafara
Abstract: This study investigated managing quality assurance process for the attainment of educational objectives in secondary schools in Nigeria. The objectives of this study are to examine the relationship between adequate funding, teacher training, quality control and attainment of educational objectives in Kwara State, Nigeria. Quantitative research design was used for the study. A self-designed questionnaire titled "Quality Assurance Process and Attainment of Educational Objectives Questionnaire" (QAPAEOQ) was used to collect information for the study. The population of this study comprised all 310 principals and 6,894 teachers in public senior secondary schools in Kwara State, Nigeria. Sample of 175 principals and 364 teachers were selected across the three senatorial districts with the use of Research Advisor (2006) table of determine sample size of a known population, proportional sampling technique was used to select 175 principals and 364 teachers. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select principals and teachers from the sample schools. This was to ensure that all categories of principals and teachers were given equal chance of being selected. The data collected were analyzed using t-test statistical analysis. All hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The result revealed that there was no significant difference between adequate funding, teacher training, quality control and attainment of educational objectives in Nigeria.
Keywords: Quality assurance, Process, Educational objectives, Teacher training, Quality control
DOI: 10.24874/PES02.01.003   Downloads: 84