Elijah Wordah (PhD), Amaka Angela Ekwesianya (PhD)


The study is titled school organization and productivity in Public Senior Secondary School in Bayelsa State. Two research questions and two null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was six hundred and ninety eight thousand, eight hundred and fifty (698,850) which consist of the principals and teachers, while probability sampling technique was adopted to determine the sample size which was four hundred (400). Self-constructed rating scale titled School Organization and Productivity Rating Scale (SOPRS). The instrument was face-validated by two experts from Educational Management and Educational Measurement and Evaluation in Ignatius Ajuru University, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The reliability of the instrument was tested using Cronbach Alpha to determine the internal consistency of the items. The reliability coefficient was 0.85, which was high enough to conclude that the instrument was reliable. Simple percentage was used to answer the research questions and the hypotheses were tested using chi-square statistical tool. The finding of the study indicates among others; that there is no significant relationship between the role of principals’ and productivity in Public Secondary School in Bayelsa State. Based on the findings, the researchers recommend among others; principals’ participation in administrative conferences and workshops to update their leadership capacity for effectiveness and efficiency.


School Organization, Productivity, and Secondary School.

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