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Agi, Ugochukwu Kysburn – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The challenge of improving secondary education to achieve the goals defined in the National Policy on Education (FRN, 2013) remains a daunting task. This study addressed the role of school development planning as a strategic tool for the improvement of secondary education in Rivers State, Nigeria. Three research questions and three hypotheses were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning
Pepple, Tamunosisi Furo; Ogologo, Gift A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This study investigated how the Niger Delta crisis affected students' access to educational resources, attitude to schooling, and academic achievement in basic science. An ex post facto design was used for the study. Participants included 400 students and 16 principals from 16 secondary schools drawn from four local government areas of Rivers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Attitudes, Science Achievement
Omotayo, Stephen Akinyemi; Adeleke, Joshua Oluwatoyin – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The numerous and varied applications of mathematics to all human endeavours justifies placing emphasis on the teaching and learning of the subject. This study established the effectiveness of the 5E instructional model (Bybee, Taylor, Gardner, Scotter, Powell, Westbrook, & Landes, 2006) for enhancing learning outcomes in mathematics. The study…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Constructivism (Learning), Mathematics Instruction, Pretests Posttests
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Amusan, Mosunmola A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
Researchers have opined that pedagogical skill of the teacher is a powerful force. This study investigated variables that are required to cultivate effective pedagogical skills for teaching basic science and technology (BST) in Ogun State Primary Schools in Nigeria. A survey research design was adopted. A total of 148 teachers across the state…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teaching Skills, Inservice Teacher Education, Predictor Variables
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Odinko, Monica Ngozi – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
Preschool children could be helped to make early adjustment to a school environment before normal schooling begins. Transition from home to school represents one of the biggest changes that children undergo in the first eight years of life. This change may be likened to that which a seedling undergoes when transplanted from one place to another.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Student Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment
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Elemure, Ehis V.; Elemure, Clement Boluwaji – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
The role of quality education in nation building cannot be overemphasized as no nation can grow beyond the level of education it offers its citizenry. In the same vein, no country can develop meaningfully without a well-developed vocational education programme. Business Education is geared towards the attainment of skills, values, and abilities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Educational Finance, Business Education
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Falaye, Folajogun V.; Okwilagwe, Eugenia A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
Changes in weather patterns result in devastating natural disasters that affect human beings and the environment. Ironically, climate change is man induced. This study investigated the knowledge, attitude, and practices of 1,103 senior school students on climate change and related issues. The study also determined the influence of students' age,…
Descriptors: Weather, Climate, Ecology, Environment
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Agoro, Aminat Aderonke – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The declining rate of pre-service teachers' performance in integrated science has continuously engaged the attention and concern of stakeholders in Nigeria. Many reasons have been adduced, but effectiveness of instructional strategies adopted by lecturers and other student variables stand out. As panacea, researches have focused on collaborative…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Instruction, Gender Differences
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Ajitoni, Sunday Olukayode; Gbadamosi, Tolulope Victoria – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The environmental issues we face as individuals and as a society are pervasive and ingrained in our cultural ways of being so that we can no longer look to science and technology to solve these problems alone. Instead, educators have been charged with providing students with environmental education through community-based service learning and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, School Location, Community Education
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Adesoji, Francis Adewunmi; Idika, Mabel Ihuoma – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of 7E learning cycle model, which is based on constructivist theory and case-based learning (CBL), on students' achievement in and attitude to chemistry. A total of two hundred and eight (208) SSII chemistry students drawn from some selected secondary schools in three local government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Education
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Alade, Ibiwumi Abiodun – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The implementation of technical education curriculum has been besieged with dearth of qualified teaching personnel over the years in Nigeria and some other African countries. Similarly, the available higher institutions where vocational and technical education experts are prepared have not been able to meet this demand of the manpower. This calls…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Force, Undergraduate Students, Outcomes of Education
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Kolawole, Clement O. O.; Jire-Alao, Esther O. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
Reading comprehension skill is an important aspect of language acquisition that has far-reaching implications on the life of any student. Weak comprehension ability invariably affects not only students' performance in English language, but it hinders competence in other critical fields. Reading comprehension skills are not being taught in ways to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teaching Skills, Teacher Improvement
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Odinko, Monica N. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
Nigerian educators are concerned about the need to improve learners' academic achievement in core subject areas (mathematics, English language, science, and social studies). Research, however, appears not to have focused on children who attended private primary schools in which other subjects are taught. This gap is what this study sought to…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement, STEM Education
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Akinoso, Sabainah Oyebola – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
This paper presents the teaching of mathematics in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world with the use of concrete-representational-abstract instructional strategy (CRAIS). The CRAIS involves active participation of students in learning. The study adopted the pretest-posttest, control group, quasi experimental design. 191 senior…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Secondary School Students
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Amosun, Moses Dele; Kolawole, Olufunke Aanuoluwapo – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
Early childhood educators are faced with many important tasks in their day to day activities which include caring, stimulating, and instructing for young learners. The implementation of these tasks require certain competences which the teachers must possess in order to be effective in discharging their duties and to provide for quality early…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Teaching Skills