Social transformation issues and management of educational goals achievement in Nigeria

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Nimota Jibola Kadir Abdullahi
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3851-2784

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This study investigated social transformation issues and management educational goals achievement in Nigeria. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between implementation of education policy, parental involvement in education, appropriate education budgetary allocation and achievement of educational goals in Nigeria. To achieve this, three hypotheses were formulated and tested. Quantitative research design was used for the study. A self-designed questionnaire titled ‘Social Transformation and Management of Educational Goals Achievement Questionnaire’ (STMEGAQ) was used to collect information for the study. The population of this study comprised all 6472 teachers in public junior secondary schools in Kwara State. The sample of 364 teachers was selected with the use of Research Advisor (2006) table of determine sample size of a known population. The data collected were analysed using Pearson product moment correlation coefficient statistic. The result revealed that there was positive and significant relationship between effective implementation of education policy, parental involvement in education, appropriate education budgetary allocation and achievement of educational goals in Nigeria. It was recommended that government should ensure effective implementation of education policy. Appropriate involvement of parents in the running of education as well as rise up to the expectation of UNESCO benchmark of 26% funding of education toward achieving educational goals in Nigeria


Keywords: Educational goals, education policy, Nigeria, parental involvement, social transformation

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Abdullahi, N. J. K. (2020). Social transformation issues and management of educational goals achievement in Nigeria. International Journal of Learning and Teaching, 12(2), 100-114. https://doi.org/10.18844/ijlt.v12i2.4597
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