PERCEIVED MANAGEMENT OF LEARNING FACILITIES AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

Ikegbusi, Njideka Gloria, Onwuasoanya, Sabina Chinyere, Chigbo-Okeke Uchenna, C.
2016 Researchers World – Journal of Arts Science & Commerce  
This study sought to find out supposed management of learning facilities and academic performance in English language among secondary school students in secondary schools in Anambra state, Nigeria. Four research questions and one null hypothesis guided the study. Expost-facto research design was adopted. The sample of the study comprised 258 respondents which consisted of the entire public school principals in the six education zones of Anambra state. The study used an interview schedule and a
more » ... iew schedule and a questionnaire titled Perception of Principals on the Management of Learning Facilities in Schools (PPMLFS). Frequency distribution, mean percentages and pooled mean were used to answer the research questions, while Chi-square statistics was used to test the null hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed among others that learning facilities lacked adequate utilization, maintenance, inspection and management during the period under study. On the strength of the findings, it was recommended among others that there should be different forms of learning programmes such as seminars and workshops in which adequate knowledge on utilization and maintenance of learning facilities would be acquired as this will assist users in putting the facilities into effective usage. Experts in the use of a particular facility can be invited to teach others.
doi:10.18843/rwjasc/v7i3/12 fatcat:5wi2cwzhofgh7oviubzr3woree