Enhancing Teachers’ Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Nigeria through Motivation for Education Development

Sarah Oben Egwu


The study focused on enhancing teachers’ effectiveness in secondary education through motivation. To guide the study, three research question were formulated. The descriptive survey research design was employed. The population of the study comprised 2156 teachers in all public secondary school in Ebonyi State. The sample size of 342 was selected using the multi-stage procedure. The instrument constructed was face and content validated by three experts in the Department of Educational Foundations and Science Education of Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. The reliability of the instrument was obtained using test-retest method. The instrument yielded a reliability coefficient of 0.76 using the Pearson product moment. This indicates that the instrument is reliable for use in the study. The 342 copies of questionnaire were distributed to the participant in their various schools through the help of two trained research assistants. Data collected were analyzed using frequency count and mean. Findings revealed that in-service training; regular payment of teachers’ salaries and provision of serene environment enhances teachers’ effectiveness in teaching and learning in secondary education. Recommendations were made. Teachers should be properly motivated to improve their performance in their job.

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