Inadequate Resource Provision And Maintenance: The Bane Of Effective Implementation Of The 3-3 Secondary School Curriculum In Nigeria.
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Oyebade, S. A
This study examined the importance of adequate provis19n and maintenance o~ tea~hing and learning"resource~ to the suceess of the 3-3 aspect of the nation"s 6-3-3-4 educational system. 240 teachers and 120 students from 3 private and 3 public secondary schools in Lagos res~onded to the questionnaires seeking information on the availability, adequacy and maintenance of tea chi n9 /1 e a_~~~n 9 res 0 u rce sin the ir res pe ct ive s c h 0 0 1 s • Using simple percentages and 9 research questions, the study found that private secondary schools in Lagos fared better than the publ ic ones UI:_terrrSof student: teacher ratio, resource provision adequ~cy and maintenance~ funding, academic performance, school tone and staff welfare. Hence, private secondary schools encourage the better achievement of the objectives of the 3-3 educational programme than their public coert e rp a rt s . The study suggested that governments should fund, staff, equip and maintain o~r public secondary schoolswhere the larger population receive their education.
Effective, Implementation , Curriculum, Nigeria
Oyebade, S. A (1998) Inadequate Resource Provision And Maintenance: The Bane Of Effective Implementation Of The 3-3 Secondary School Curriculum In Nigeria. Being A Paper Presented At The Second Annual Conference Of Lagos State STAN Titled Revisiting Implementation Strategies Of Science, Mathematics And Teacher Education Curriculum In Nigeria FCE (Technical), Akoka - Lagos