Global Advanced Research Journal of Educational Research and Reviews (GARJERR) ISSN: 2315-5132

September 2014, 3(6): pp. 131-137

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Classroom teaching costs management and secondary education goals achievement in Rivers State, Nigeria

1Meenyinikor JND, 2Nyeche Kemjika and 3Julia Chijioke

1Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

2School of Graduate Studies, Choba, Port Harcourt.

3Department of Educational Management and Planning, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt.

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Accepted 24 September, 2014


This study identifies classroom teaching costs and their evaluative rankings by Rivers State of Nigeria secondary school teachers and students. The significance is to enable educational policy formulators, curriculum planners, administrators and other stakeholders know relevant areas requiring cost control and reduction with a view to enhancing effective and efficient management of educational goals achievement. Research questions, hypotheses, document analysis and questionnaire were used. Of the 245 approved secondary schools, one each from the 23 Local Government Areas was randomly selected as sample. The study identified 10 items and discovered no significant difference between the teachers and students evaluative rankings. It concludes that the evaluations is necessary for effective and efficient goals achievement hence recommends the adoption of the evaluative management of rankings in decision making of the education industry by all the stakeholders.

Keywords: Classroom, teaching, costs, management secondary, education, goals – achievement, Nigeria



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