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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
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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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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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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