Teachers' cultural values and accountability in Nigeria

Familusi, Olufunmilayo (2016) Teachers' cultural values and accountability in Nigeria. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

This study investigates teacher‟s cultural values and accountability in Nigeria. A questionnaire developed by Professor Rosenblatt (University of Haifa, Israel) was used to gather quantitative data from 483 secondary teachers across Oyo, Osun, Ogun, and Lagos States in Southwest Nigeria. Data collected were analyzed using percentages, descriptive statistics, and analysis of variance (ANOVA). The findings show that Nigerian teachers have high dispositions towards both bureaucratic (external) and internal (professional) accountability and their scores for internal accountability (M= 4.4286; SD= 0.5726) were higher than their scores for external accountability (M= 3.9759; SD = 0.5575). Geographical locations made a significant difference in the scores. Teachers from urban and suburban areas demonstrate higher scores than teachers from the rural in both bureaucratic (external) and internal (professional) accountability

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/11936
Item ID: 11936
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (pages 63-71).
Keywords: teacher accountability, bureaucratic (external) accountability, internal (professional) accountability
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: March 2016
Date Type: Submission
Geographic Location: Nigeria
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Educational accountability--Nigeria; High school teachers--Nigeria--Attitudes; School management and organization--Nigeria--Public opinion; High school teachers--Rating of--Nigeria

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