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Title: SELECTED SCHOOL CLIMATE VARIABLES AND TEACHERS' ATTITUDE TO WORK IN POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN CORSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA
Authors: UGBONG BENEDICT IGBOH
Issue Date: 25-Aug-2011
Series/Report no.: EBSU/PG/Ph.D/2005/01381;
Abstract: The high level of non-challant and uncommitted attitude of teachers towards their school work in Cross River State prompted the need for this research work. The research was therefore designed to investigate selected school climate variables and teachers' attitude to work in post-primary schools in Cross River State. The study used a population of 5506 teachers and a sample of 300 teachers. A random sampling technique was used in selecting the sample for this study. Two sets of questionnaires instrument were designed to elicit information on the studied variables tagged questionnaire for teachers on their assessment of selected school climate variables and 30 separate items to measure their attitude to. work. The two sets of the questionnaire were validated by three experts. A correlational design was used. Four research questions and four hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Pearson Product Moment Correlation Analysis was used to test the level of relationships amongst the variables. The study found and observed among other things that, there is a high level availability of school working facilities, there was a high level of social climate variables in the schools under study, there is a high relationship between principals leadership style and teachers' attitude to work and a high level of relationship between teachers' participation in school decision making and their attitude to work. On the test of hypotheses between the variables, it was found that all the investigated variables have a high relationship among themselves. Based on these findings, it was concluded that school climate variables must be taken into consideration in school administration since they have significant relationship with teachers' attitude to work.
Description: a theses submitted to department of Education Foundations in partial fulfillment of the award of the degree of doctor of philosophy (Ph.D) in educational Administration and planning
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/367
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