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Mustapha, Mulikat Ladi AbdulQadir; Odediran, Deborah – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Nigerian adolescents are facing increasing rate of parental separation, which is affecting their overall development, including good mental health. Various studies have examined the impact of parental separation on the self-esteem of adolescents. Outcomes of such studies are elaborate, complex and intricate; hence the need for this inquiry. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Family Environment, Adolescent Development
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Upahi, Johnson Enero; Ramnarain, Umesh – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
The difficulties encountered by students in learning chemistry range from human factors to the intrinsic nature of chemistry. To enhance students' understanding of chemistry, there is a wide consensus within the community of chemistry educators on the importance of and need to integrate different levels of representations in chemistry teaching and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Textbooks
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Francis, Olowo Busuyi; Oluwatoyin, Fashiku Christopher – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2019
This study examined principals' personnel characteristic skills and teachers' classroom management skills in Ekiti State secondary schools. The research design was the descriptive survey. The sample was made up of 756 respondents which comprised 36 principals and 720 teachers. Simple random sampling technique was used to select the school…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Characteristics, Personality Traits, Classroom Techniques
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Anosike, Paschal – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Previous research has focused on stable developed economies to predict that human capital and entrepreneurship education (EE) provision at the higher education (HE) level will positively affect entrepreneurial success. This article draws on the outcome of recent EE projects in two HE institutions in a conflict-torn northern Nigeria as a proxy to…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Whitehead, Kay – History of Education, 2019
This article explores the establishment of Queen Elizabeth School (QES), the first government secondary school for girls in Northern Nigeria in 1956, and commemorations in 1961, 1981 and 2016. Connecting past and present, several invented traditions were deployed to socialise students, secure QES's reputation and status, and foster national unity…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Socialization
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Ajayi, Stephen O.; Olatunji, Oluwole A. – Africa Education Review, 2019
Four theoretical frameworks were used to explore causations of turnover amongst high school teachers in Nigeria: (1) teachers' personal health, (2) work-family life, (3) job satisfaction, and (4) actual turnover intention. Quantitative data were obtained from 925 public high school teachers in Ogun State, South-Western Nigeria. Cronbach's Alpha…
Descriptors: Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Ezenwaji, Ifeyinwa O.; Otu, Mkpoikanke Sunday; Ezegbe, Bernedeth N.; Okide, Charity C.; Eseadi, Chiedu – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to determine the extent school-based management committee (SBMC) participates in enhancing quality assurance in secondary school management in Enugu state, Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 1,305 people participated in the study, which included a sample of 843 comprising 281 principals in all the public…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, School Based Management, Community Involvement, Quality Assurance
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Owan, V. J.; Agunwa, J. N. – Online Submission, 2019
The focus of this study was to investigate "principals' administrative competence and teachers work performance" in Calabar Education zone. Four null hypotheses were tested in the course of the study. Correlational research design was adopted, while purposive sampling technique was used in selecting a sample of 800 teachers. Two…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Characteristics, Teacher Competencies, Secondary Schools
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Lederman, Judith; Lederman, Norman; Bartels, Selina; Jimenez, Juan; Akubo, Mark; Aly, Shereen; Bao, Chengcheng; Blanquet, Estelle; Blonder, Ron; Bologna Soares de Andrade, Mariana; Buntting, Catherine; Cakir, Mustafa; EL-Deghaidy, Heba; ElZorkani, Ahmed; Gaigher, Estelle; Guo, Shuchen; Hakanen, Arvi; Hamed Al-Lal, Soraya; Han-Tosunoglu, Cigdem; Hattingh, Annemarie; Hume, Anne; Irez, Serhat; Kay, Gillian; Kivilcan Dogan, Ozgur; Kremer, Kerstin; Kuo, Pi-Chu; Lavonen, Jari; Lin, Shu-Fen; Liu, Cheng; Liu, Enshan; Liu, Shiang-Yao; Lv, Bin; Mamlok-Naaman, Rachel; McDonald, Christine; Neumann, Irene; Pan, Yaozhen; Picholle, Eric; Rivero García, Ana; Rundgren, Carl-Johan; Santibáñez-Gómez, David; Saunders, Kathy; Schwartz, Renee; Voitle, Frauke; von Gyllenpalm, Jakob; Wei, Fangbing; Wishart, Jocelyn; Wu, Zhifeng; Xiao, Huang; Yalaki, Yalcin; Zhou, Qiaoxue – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Although understandings of scientific inquiry (as opposed to conducting inquiry) are included in science education reform documents around the world, little is known about what students have learned about inquiry during their elementary school years. This is partially due to the lack of any assessment instrument to measure understandings about…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Middle School Students, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Salau, Omowumi R.; Ogunfowokan, Adesola A. – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
We examined information on pubertal changes provided by school nurses to adolescent girls, the methods, and media of communication. We also examined the challenges faced by the nurses in the course of communication. The study setting was five private high schools located in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Participants were 10 school nurses and 420 school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Puberty, School Nurses, Adolescents
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Ige, Olugbenga – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2019
Robust teaching strategies are needed in rural learning ecologies to deepen students' attainment of Information and Communication Technology concepts in social studies due to the demands of the information age. Accordingly, this study utilized a quasi-experimental design to compare the effects of three instructional strategies on conventional…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Concept Mapping, Rural Schools, Social Studies
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Habib, Mohammed Abba; Mustapha, Muhammad Ali; Ali, Hajjakaltum – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2019
This paper examines the use of Computer Assisted Instruction to develop students' Reading Skill in English Language. Two objectives and two research questions were formulated to guide the study. Senior Secondary School Students two (SS II) of a selected school were the participants of this study. Due to the timeframe and nature of the research,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Reading Skills
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Nemine, Ebi-Bulami Bridget; Akintunde, Akinbowale Olakunle – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The main thrust of this study is to find out the teachers' attitude generally toward instruction television (ITV), also to find out the impact of length of work experience on its use. This survey study was carried out in selected secondary in Ekeremor LGA of Bayelsa State. The Mann-Whitney U test was used in the analysis because it is based on…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Television, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Teachers
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Ogheneakoke, Clifford Edore; Obro, Sunday; Benike, Joseph – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
This study investigated the effect of simulation game instructional strategy on academic performance of students in secondary school Social Studies. The quasi-experimental design was employed. One hundred and sixteen (116) Upper basic 2 students from six schools constituted the study sample. 50-items multiple-choice Social Studies Achievement test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Computer Simulation, Educational Strategies
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Eleje, Lydia I.; Esomonu, Nkechi P. M. – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
A Test to measure achievement in quantitative economics among secondary school students was developed and validated in this study. The test is made up 20 multiple choice test items constructed based on quantitative economics sub-skills. Six research questions guided the study. Preliminary validation was done by two experienced teachers in…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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