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Anthony Abiodun Eniola; Zhaxat Kenzhin; Menslu Sultanova – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
This study sought to determine whether students' perceptions of health, security, and environmental risks influence student enrolment at private universities in rural areas of Nigeria, as well as whether security risks mediate the correlations between the variables in the study. The research utilised multistage sampling approaches to ascertain and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Risk Management, Rural Schools
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Bolaji, Stephen Dele; Campbell-Evans, Glenda; Gray, Jan Rosemary – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This study examined the managerial structure of Universal Basic Education (UBE) policy embraced by the governments of African countries towards ensuring free, compulsory and uninterrupted access to 9-year formal education for every child of school-age by 2050. Previous studies on UBE policy implementation in Nigeria reported unequal educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Compulsory Education
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Ajayi, Stephen Oluwatoyin; Olatunji, Oluwole Alfred – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
Nigeria's Universal Basic Education program massifies access to education. School enrolment numbers have risen consistently. However, pre-existing issues have often diminished the incentive to achieve the greater goals of massification efforts. This study investigates teachers' intentions to quit; to wit, the relationship between turnover…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Persistence, Labor Turnover, High School Teachers
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Olatunji, Oluwole Alfred; Ajayi, Stephen Oluwatoyin – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
World Bank's data indicate 70 per cent of the African population lives in rural areas. Additional evidence made available by the African Development Bank [Africa's own version of the World Bank] suggests 65 per cent of Africa's urban dwellers live in slums. This paper relies on these data to conceptualise Africa's global rurality and issues around…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Compulsory Education, Faculty Mobility