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Stakeholders’ Perceptions on the Management of Academic Staff in Tertiary Institutions in Yobe State, Nigeria

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– Stakeholders’ Perceptions on the Management of Academic Staff in Tertiary Institutions in Yobe State, Nigeria –

ABSTRACT

This Study Investigated The Stakeholders’ Perceptions On The Management Of Academic Staff In Tertiary Institutions In Yobe State. In Order To Have A Solid Understanding Of The Topic, Several Books And Other People’s Work  On The Topic Were Reviewed.
The Target Population For The Study Comprised Of 659 Academic Staff From Six Tertiary Institutions In Yobe State. A Total Of 234 Academic Staff Were Used As Representative samples.

The Survey Study Method Was Adopted For The Study. The Instrument Used In The  Study  Was Developed By The Researcher After Validation By The Researcher’s Supervisor.
A Pilot Study Was Conducted Using The Instrument. Six (6) Null Hypotheses Were Formulated And Tested At 0. 05 Significance Level.
Statistical Tools Used Were Cross Tabulation And Percentages, Frequency Distribution And One Way Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA) All The Hypotheses Were Rejected.
The Study Revealed That Academic Staff In Tertiary Institutions In Yobe Were Motivated With The Availability Of Instructional Materials For Teaching And Learning.
It Was Found Out That Academic Staff Were Motivated With Staff Development And Training And The Encouragement Given To Them To Go For In-Service Training.
Also, The Result Of The Study Showed That Academic Staff Of Tertiary Institutions In Yobe State Were Leaving The Institutions To More Lucrative Organizations Perhaps Due To Inadequate Salary Packages.

INTRODUCTION

Background of Study

Education is used all over the world as an instrument for the achievement of national interests and objectives. Education is an instrument par excellence for effecting national development (National Policy on Education, 2004).

It was reported in Mu’azu (2008) that teachers’ motivation and morale have continued to be important features of teaching and learning and we cannot ignore the importance of teachers to the success of educational organization.

This was elaborated by Oriahi (2009) when he noted that because of poor motivation due to inadequate remuneration, poor teaching environment as a result of inadequate basic teaching materials, and unmotivated learners in the classroom, among others,

therefore, the teachers have become the obstacles in their profession. As a result of this, teachers no longer teach effectively and the students in turn no longer learn properly.

Yobe state is among the educationally disadvantaged states in Nigeria.

Therefore, the problems of the educational sector in the state are enormous The researcher observed that the state tertiary institutions do not have enough manpower, inadequate remuneration, poor teaching environments,

lack of staff development, inadequate teaching and learning facilities, are among the problems militating against the state tertiary institutions in Yobe state.

REFERENCES

Adesina, S. (1980) Some aspects of school Management. Lagos: Educational Industries.
Akpan, P. W. (2003) “Influence of Job Satisfaction on the Performance of Kaduna Polytechnic Lecturers”. Unpublished M.Ed. Thesis. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Akubue, A.U. (1991) Classroom Organization and Management: A5-point Strategies. Ibadan: Wisdom Publishers Ltd.
Akuezuilo, E. O. and Agu, N. (1993) Research and Statistic in Education and Social Sciences. Awka, Nuel Centi publishers and academic press.
Alabi, A. T. (2005) “The relevance of staff development programmes to Staff Performance in the school system”. Ilorin Journal of education, University of Ilorin.
Alajloni, M.M. et al, (2010) “The Classical Theory of Organization and its Relevance”. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics Eurojournals Publishing, Inc. http://www.eurojournals.com/finance.htm

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