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An Investigation into the Administrative Challenges Facing the Administration of Universal Basic schools in Abaji area council of FCT, Abuja, Nigeria
Corresponding Author(s) : Ogunode Niyi Jacob
WORLDWIDE JOURNAL OF RESEARCH,
Vol. 1 No. 3 (2020): Volume 1 Number 3
The study investigated the challenges facing the administration of Universal Basic schools in Abaji area council of FCT, Nigeria. The survey research design was adopted for the study. This design is used in this study to collect data from Professionals in the basic schools’ administration in order to determine the challenges facing administration of Basic Schools in Abaji Area Council of FCT, Abuja, Nigeria. The target population comprised 60 respondents which include ten headmasters, ten Assistant headmasters and forty head of departments in selected public primary schools in Abaji area council of FCT, Abuja, Nigeria. Random sampling technique was employed to select the sample population in the area council. The result established that their challenges facing the administration of Universal Basic schools in Abaji area council of FCT. The study identified the challenges to include; inadequate fund, corruption (looting of school fund), inadequate infrastructural facilities, inadequate professional teachers, large class size, inadequate of instructional aids, unstable policies, ineffective supervision, challenges of achieving quality and poor motivation of teachers. The study also revealed that 60(100%) of respondents agreed the challenges facing the management of primary schools is militating against the achievement of objectives and is responsible for the poor quality of education of primary schools.
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