ASSESSMENT OF ALUMNI PARTICIPATION IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SECONDARY EDUCATION IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA

Zita C. Obi (PhD)

Abstract


The study focused on the assessment of Alumni participation in the management of secondary education in Anambra state of Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised all the 261 principals and 6381 teachers in the public secondary schools in the state. A sample of 60 principals and 660 teachers was randomly selected and used for the study. A researcher developed 4-point structured questionnaire titled Alumni participation in secondary education management was validated by three experts and used for the study. Cronbach Alpha method was used to obtain reliability index of 0.83 and .78 respectively. Two research questions guided the study. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions and Z-test was employed to test the null hypotheses at .05 level of significance. The findings showed among other things that Alumni participate in the management of secondary education in; funding, decision making, building, provision of material resources and acquisition of lands for the schools. Based on the findings, it was recommended among other things that the government should increase budgetary allocation to education and Alumni groups should be engaged in the management of schools in key areas to promote quality education in the State.


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Assessment, Alumni participation, Management and Secondary education

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