Effect of Administrative Problems on the Management of Secondary Schools In Zone “A” Educational District of Benue State-Nigeria.

Bua, Felix Terhile, Olatunde, Helen Olabunmi, Amough, Cecilia Kwaghmimi


The study investigated the effect of administrative problems on the management of secondary schools in zone A Educational District of Benue State. In all, two research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. The related literature review which was done under various subheadings, namely, conceptual framework identified administrative problems as population explosion of students and lack of ICT variables as a tool for the management of secondary schools. The ex-post facto survey design was adopted for the study. Five hundred and ten (510) teachers from 17 grant aided secondary schools constituted the sample of the study. A structured 10-item four point scale questionnaire titled Administrative Problems Questionnaire (APQ) was constructed by the researcher and used to collect data for the study. Data obtained for the study were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Mean and standard deviation were used to analyze the research questions while the chi-square (x2) test of goodness of fit was used to test the hypotheses. The null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study revealed that there is significant effect of population explosion of students and information and communication technology on the management of secondary schools. Based on the findings, it was recommended that in order to solve the problem of population explosion more teachers, classes, and hostel accommodation should be constructed and adaptability of current and most recent ICT facilities for the benefit of the school should be enhanced.

Keywords: Administrative problems, Population explosion, Information Communication Technology

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