Assuring quality in education content delivery for sustainable democracy in Nigeria: a focus on part-time programmes
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An International Journal of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria
The issue of quality management in education starts and ends with the learning content and content delivery. It therefore follows that to sustain democracy in any nation, the quality of teaching/learning must be adequate. The study investigated how quality in education pan be assured in Part-time programs. Specifically, the study set out to determine theextent to which these Part-time courses satisfy the educational needs of the country. A descriptive survey design was adopted and the population consistecl of teachers and students in tertiary institutions in the South West of Nigeria. The sample comprised 200 teachers and 80 students who were randomly selected. The instrumentation used for data collection were the questionnaire which was validated and the reliability ascertained as well as the interview to corroborate responses. Simple percentages were used to analyze and the data was presented gmphically. Some of the major findi/)gs of the stLldy were that curriculum content is often not covered within specified time frame, there is inadequate resources which all have implications for quality assurance. Improvement in resource provision was recommended.
Quality management , Learning content , Content delivery , Teaching and Learning , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Ikonta, N., Bakare, T.V., Onyene, V. & Uzoka, N.E. (2011). Assuring quality in education content delivery for sustainable democracy in Nigeria: a focus on part-time programmes. Nigerian journal of Professional Teachers, 2(9), 94-102.