Anthonia Ngozi Umezulike (PhD), Doris Ukamaka Charles-Ibezim


This study determined how collegiality can promote effective instructional delivery and boost quality assurance in Business Education programmes in tertiary institutions in Anambra State. Descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The study was guided by two research questions and two null hypotheses tested at .05 level of significance. A total of 110 business educators from all the four public tertiary institutions in the State constituted the population for the study.  A questionnaire with a total of 18 items structured on a four point response option was the instrument used for data collection. The instrument was validated by, two experts from Vocational Education Department and one from Educational Foundation. The reliability of the instrument was determined using the split half method and data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation.  The reliability coefficient of 0.76 was obtained and was considered high and reliable. The data collected in respect of the research questions were analyzed using mean and standard deviation. The t-test was used to test the null hypotheses at .05 level of significance. Findings revealed that the respondents did not employed the identified designated forms of collegiality for effective instructional delivery while they agree that collegiality can assists in covering curriculum content at the right time for quality assurance. The researcher concluded that; identified forms of collegiality that can enhance effective instructional delivery for quality assurance are not being employed by business educators despite the fact that they recognize that collegiality can help to improve their overall professional practices.  Based on the findings, the researcher recommended among others that; business educators in tertiary institutions in Anambra State should selflessly adopt the use of different forms of collegiality f0r enhancement of instructional delivery, quality assurance and overall improvement of their professional practices.


Collegiality, Instructional Delivery, Strategy, Quality Assurance, Business Education

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