Volume 2 Number 3 Year - 2020
Number of articles: 12
QUALITY ASSURANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT IN NORTH CENTRAL, NIGERIA
Authors: Nimota Jibola Kadir Abdullahi
Abstract: This study investigated quality assurance and management of basic education improvement in North-central, Nigeria. The aims of this study are to determine the relationship between external supervision, classroom-based student assessment, staff development and management of basic education improvement in North-central. To achieve this, three hypotheses were formulated and tested. Quantitative research design was used for the study. The population of this study comprised all 12,775 head teachers and 93, 201 teachers in public primary schools in North-central. Sample of 375 head teachers and 384 teachesr were proportionally selected in the seven states with the use of Research Advisor (2006), table of determining sample size of known population. Stratified random sampling techniques was used to select head teachers and teachers of the sample primary schools in order to ensure that every member of the population has equal right and chance of being selected. T-test statistical analysis was used to analyze the collected data. The results show that there was no significant difference between external supervision, classroom-based student assessment, staff development and management of basic education in Nigeria. It was therefore, recommended that head teacher should continue to show concern for effective supervision of all aspects of education, improve on classroom-based student assessment as well as ensuring constant staff development in order to enhance effective management of basic education improvement in Nigeria.
Keywords: Quality assurance, management, basic education, supervision, Nigeria
DOI: 10.24874/PES02.03.012   Downloads: 24