Chinwe Sussan Oguejiofor (PhD), Peace Ukamaka Nzeribe, Fidelia Chinelo Ugwuogo


This study examined Lecturers perception on the impact of TETFund funding on training on staff retention in public universities in South East Nigeria. The study was guided by two research questions and one null hypothesis tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. The population of the study was 336 academic staff from Faculties of Education who have gained TETFund sponsorship in public universities in South East Nigeria. Due to the manageable size of the population there was no sampling. Instrument for data collection were structured questionnaire. The reliability of the instrument was determined through a trial test. Data collected were analyzed using Mean and standard deviation for the research questions while t-test was used to test the null hypothesis. The findings of the study revealed that TETFund funding on training encourages staff retention and improved lecturers ascention in their career path. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommendations that TETFund should establish a monitoring instrument through the individual beneficiary institution, to ensure that sponsored staff are retained in the institutions for a minimum of six years after sponsorship, more lecturers should be sponsored sothat they can comfortably perform their duty and contributes to the country's economic and educational advancement.


TETFund, Staff Retention, Funding, Training, Public Universities.

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