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Challenges Preventing Effective Supervision of Universal Basic Education in Kuje Area Council of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria

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This study investigated the challenges preventing effective supervision of universal basic education programme in Kuje Area Council of FCT, Abuja, Nigeria. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of this study consisted of all the 50 teachers (male and female) in five (5) selected public primary schools and ten educational Supervisors in Kuje Area Council of FCT. Fifth (50) teachers and ten (10) supervisors were selected using purposive sampling technique, which gave a total of 60 respondents as sample size for the study. The Questionnaire used for the study had two sections. Section (A) collected information on bio-data while Section (B) collected information on the subject matter. The teachers’ and supervisors questionnaire which was tagged (Challenges facing the supervision of universal basic school questionnaire) was designed by the researchers and used for data collection (CFSUBEQ). The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics (simple percentages). The result produced that inadequate Supervisors, inadequate supervision materials, insecurity, logistics problem, inadequate funding and poor capacity development of supervisors are the challenges preventing effective supervision of universal basic education programme in Kuje Area Council of FCT. Based on this findings, it was recommended that the government should increase the funding of supervision in the Area Council and in the country at large.

Abstract

This study investigated the challenges preventing effective supervision of universal basic education programme in Kuje Area Council of FCT, Abuja, Nigeria. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of this study consisted of all the 50 teachers (male and female) in five (5) selected public primary schools and ten educational Supervisors in Kuje Area Council of FCT. Fifth (50) teachers and ten (10) supervisors were selected using purposive sampling technique, which gave a total of 60 respondents as sample size for the study. The Questionnaire used for the study had two sections. Section (A) collected information on bio-data while Section (B) collected information on the subject matter. The teachers’ and supervisors questionnaire which was tagged (Challenges facing the supervision of universal basic school questionnaire) was designed by the researchers and used for data collection (CFSUBEQ). The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics (simple percentages). The result produced that inadequate Supervisors, inadequate supervision materials, insecurity, logistics problem, inadequate funding and poor capacity development of supervisors are the challenges preventing effective supervision of universal basic education programme in Kuje Area Council of FCT. Based on this findings, it was recommended that the government should increase the funding of supervision in the Area Council and in the country at large.

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Challenges
Supervision
Instructional Supervision
UBE

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Niyi Jacob, O., Tope Gloria, O.-A., & T. Yemi, D. A.-I. (2021). Challenges Preventing Effective Supervision of Universal Basic Education in Kuje Area Council of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. Middle European Scientific Bulletin, 16. Retrieved from http://cejsr.academicjournal.io/index.php/journal/article/view/712
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    10 September 2021
  • Revised
    10 September 2021
  • Published
    10 September 2021