PRINCIPALS’ APPLICATION OF QUALITY ASSURANCE STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING ADMINISTRATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IDEATO NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE

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PRINCIPALS’ APPLICATION OF QUALITY ASSURANCE STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING ADMINISTRATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IDEATO NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE

Abstract

The study was conducted to determine the principals’ application of quality assurance strategies for enhancing administration of secondary schools in Ideato North local government area of Imo state. The study was guided by three research questions. The study adopted descriptive survey research design. The population of the study comprised all the 34 public secondary school principals in Ideato North LGA. The entire population was used. The instrument for data collection was the researcher developed questionnaire titled ‘‘Principals’ Application of Quality Assurance Strategies for Enhancing School Administration Questionnaire (PAQASESAQ). The instrument was validated by three experts and the suggestions of the experts were duly incorporated into the final draft of the instrument for data collection. The reliability of the instrument was ascertained using Cronbach alpha reliability which yield overall coefficient of 0.94 was obtained. The data for the study was collected with the help of three research assistants. The data generated for the study were analyzed using mean and standard deviation for answering the research questions. The results of the study found among others that there was high extent of principals’ application of instructional supervision strategies for enhancing administration of secondary schools in Ideato North LGA of Imo state. It also revealed that there was high extent of principals’ application of staff professional development strategies for enhancing administration of secondary schools in Ideato North LGA of Imo state. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that the teachers should be encouraged and sponsored to participate in workshops, seminars and conference for exchange of ideas and update of their knowledge. This swill not only serves as a tool for staff professional development but will also serve as moral boast and incentives to teachers. Conclusion was drawn.

TABLE CONTENTS

Title Page———i

Certification——–ii

Dedication———iii

Acknowledgement——-iv

Abstract ———vi

Table of Content——–vii

 

Chapter One

1.0 Introduction ——-1

1.1 Statement of Problem——4

1.2 Purpose of the Study——5

1.3 Significance of Study——8

1.4 Limitation——–9

1.5 Scope of Study——-11

 

Chapter Two

2.0 Review of Related Literature —-12

2.6 Summary of Literature Review—- 19

 

Chapter Three

3.0 Research Methodology and Procedure—22

3.1 Population ——–22

3.2 Sample and Sampling Technique—-22

3.3 Validation of the Instrument —-23

3.4 Reliability of the Instrument —–23

3.5 Data Analysis——-23

 

Chapter Four

4.0 Presentation and Discussion of Result—24

4.1 Analysis and interpretaion of Data—25

4.2 Discussion of Results——38

 

Chapter Five

5.0. Summary, Conclusion, and Recommendation –40

5.1 Summary——–40

5.2 Conclusion——–41

5.3 Recommendation——42

References ———45

Appendix 1——–47

Appendix ———50

PRINCIPALS’ APPLICATION OF QUALITY ASSURANCE STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING ADMINISTRATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IDEATO NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE

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