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ERIC Number: EJ1083753
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Environmental Awareness and School Sanitation in Calabar Metropolis of Cross Rivers State, Nigeria
Anijaobi-Idem, F. N.; Ukata, B. N.; Bisong, N. N
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n4 p68-71 2015
This descriptive survey designed study explored the influence of environmental awareness on secondary school sanitation in Calabar Metropolis. 1 hypothesis was formulated to direct the investigation. 300 subjects made up of 30 principals and 270 teachers constituted the sample drawn from the population of principals and teachers in secondary schools in the area of study. Data were collected using environmental awareness and school sanitation questionnaire, designed, validated and used for the study. Data collected were subjected to statistical analysis using Pearson Product Moment Correlation statistics. Results obtained indicated a positive significant relationship between environmental awareness and secondary school sanitation in terms of classroom sanitation, school compound sanitation and provision of refuse dumps. It was concluded that environmental awareness leads to the maintenance of school sanitation in terms of classroom sanitation, school compound sanitation and provision of refuse dumps. From this finding, a number of recommendations were made.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria