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CAUSES OF THE REDUCTION IN THE ENROLMENT OF BUSINESS EDUCATION. A STUDY IN THE CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT This study examined the causes of the reduction in the enrolment of business education in Senior High Schools in the Cape Coast Metropolis. The descriptive survey research design was used in this study. In all, 127 business students from three schools formed the sample size for the study. The instruments used to collect data were questionnaires. The study revealed that parents’ expectations for their wards, their occupation, perceptions about business studies, educational...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF PRINCIPALS AS PERCEIVED BY TEACHERS IN IMO STATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThis study is aimed at investigating the various strategies adopted by principals of secondary schools in Imo State in handling conflicts. Four research questions and three hypothesis guided the conduct of the study. Questionnaire was used to collect relevant data from three educational zones out of the six educational zones of the state. 720 teachers were randomly selected. T-test statistics was employed to test each hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed tha...

CONSTRAINTS TO THE TEACHING OF ORAL ENGLISH IN UDI LGA OF ENUGU STATE

Abstract       This study therefore focuses on the constraints to the teaching of oral English in secondary schools. Five researcher questions were formulated for the study, the design of the study was descriptive survey the sample size of the study was 150 students and 50 teachers who were all used for the study. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire whole.&nbs...

EVALUATION OF SUPERVISORY PRACTICES IN PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACTThe main thrust of this study is to evaluate the supervisory practices in public primary schools in Anambra State. The study was guided by four research questions and two null hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance. As a descriptive survey, a sample of 400 respondents was used for data collection. The data collected were statistically analyzed using mean and standard deviation for the research questions and t-test statistics for testing the null hypotheses. The findings of th...

IMPACT OF ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE IN BUSINESS ORGANISATION (A CASE STUDY OF PZ INDUSTRIES PLC ENUGU)

ABSTRACTRecently, with the present economic predicaments in the country, many business organizations and individuals have found it difficult to cope with the high cost of living.  This is due to the paucity of the raw cash available in the economy with which they can buy the necessary goods and services they require on the spot with cash.Fortunately, with the advancement in the business world, sales and purchases can be made on credit basis thus alleviating the sufferings and the depriva...

Impact of Teacher’s Involvement in Examination Malpractice on Students in Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State: Afikpo Educational Zone

INTRODUCTIONOur society is faced with various kinds of malpractices. It is very common to see teachers failing to do their professional duties properly.Examination malpractice is one of such acts where people do things wrongly in an interrupted way to achieve or acquire correct things. Salami (1995) explained examination malpractices as all forms of illegal acts or cheating in order to pass an examination. He said that these include cheating in the hall, writing exam outside the hall, buying ...

INFLUENCE OF FAMILY BACKGROUND ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UPPER BASIC STUDENTS OF ILORIN SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KWARA STATE

ABSTRACTFamily background in this context is a general term that encompasses a particular setting in which a child is raised, characterized by a common residence, economic operation and reproduction. these factors have far reaching impacts on the academic performance of students. Therefore, this work is a descriptive research which tries to examine the influence of family background on the academic performance of upper basic students in Ilorin South Local Government Area of  Kwara State...

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Problems and prospects of Primary Education in Nigeria

AbstractEducation is widely regarded as the route to economic prosperity, the key to scientific and technological advancement, the means to combat unemployment, and the foundation of social equity. Primary education is a foundational level of education that needs to be well funded, controlled and managed. Adequate provisions of education to the citizens contribute greatly to the socioeconomic development of the country. Therefore good administration of primary level of education is required t...

PROBLEMS FACING SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES IN OBTAINING BANK LOANS (A CASE STUDY OF UNION BANK OF NIGERIA PLC OGUI ROAD ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis research work aims at investigating the problems encountered by small and medium scale enterprises in obtaining bank loans with particular reference to Union Bank Nig. Plc, Ogui Road, Enugu.It is a common knowledge that Banks often favour the large –scale industries in credit extension scheme.  This is because of their higher equity base, availability of collaterals and lower risk.  Further still, they have a more organized management team and employ professionals wit...


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