Management of technology education facilities for effective human resources development

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Oke, S
Olabiyi, O. S.
Jimoh, J. A
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A Publication of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
The study examined how technolof.Y education instructional [aci/ities can be manaRec/ [or effective human resources development in Nigeria schools. The study employed a survey research design. The /Jopulatioll o[ the study consisted of 200 respondents made up of 75 female technical teachers and I 15 male technical teachers. Four research questions were formulated. Mean was employed to answer the research questions. A questionnaire containing 63 items was designed using five point Likert scale for the purpose of collecting data for the study. The instrument was validated by two lecturers from Department of Science and Technology Education, University of Lagos and a director technical education board. The reliability coefficient for the instrument was 0.76 using Cronbach alpha reliability test. It was found out that appropriate technique for managing facilities for effective human resources development is that (i) adequate technical information of all tools, equipment and consumable used in the workshop be specified; tools need to be organized and arranged so that supervisors can inspect. Process involved Organize work-study training for craftsmen and technology teacher to improve their creativity. It was recommended that Effective institutional framework should be established for managing the available training facilities and Seminars and conferences on the need for management of available tools, equipment, machines and materials should be organized.
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Human resources development , Nigerian schools , Technology education instructional activities , Technical teachers , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Oke, S., Olabiyi, O. S. & Jimoh, J. A. (2010). Management of technology education facilities for effective human resources development. Journal of Educational Research Association, 15(1), 77-88.