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Idialu, Ethel E. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
Vocational education emphasises skill acquisition. Quality assurance in vocational education is a concept that is concerned with high performance involving activities with vocational education such as teaching, learning, infrastructures, students' behaviour and the entire academic process. Quality vocational education refers to input and output of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Quality Assurance, Barriers
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Abdu-Raheem, B. O. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
This study examined the influence of drug abuse on secondary school students in relation to their family background, family cohesion, peer group influence, and students' academic performance. Descriptive research design of the survey type and an inventory were used for the study. The population comprised all secondary school students in Ekiti and…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Drug Abuse, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
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Abiodun-Oyebanji, Olayemi; Olaleye, F. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2011
This study examined women in university management in Nigeria. It was a descriptive research of the survey type. The population of the study comprised all the public universities in southwest Nigeria, out of which three were selected through the stratified random sampling technique. Three hundred respondents who were in management positions were…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, College Administration
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Ogbogu, Christiana O. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2011
Universities and other institutions of higher education in Nigeria see themselves as liberal and open-minded. They support social movements that encourage principles of democracy and social justice, yet their mode of governance is male dominated and patriarchal. This study, therefore, identified the causes of gender inequality in academia and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), College Faculty
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Olorunsola, E. O. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
The study investigated the level of job satisfaction of male and female administrative staff in South West Nigeria Universities. The research design used was a descriptive survey type. The population consisted of all the senior administrative staff in the universities, out of which a sample of 400 respondents made up of 100 respondents from each…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Gender Differences, Administrators
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Ogunleye, Ayodele O. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
The study was designed to find out the extent of Nigerian teachers' knowledge of primary science curriculum content and their involvement in the participation of their pupils in science activities. Furthermore, the study sought to find out teachers ranking of primary science objectives. The subjects were 60 primary school teachers randomly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investigations, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Science
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Ajeyalemi, Duro; Ogunleye, Ayodele O. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
In recent times, the Nigerian educational system has witnessed some drastic reforms. This paper highlights some of the major reforms that have taken place especially in response to a number of international human rights instruments that provide for education as a fundamental human right to all. The paper further discusses some of the challenges…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Civil Rights, Access to Education