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Title: Assessing the Implementation of Junior Secondary School Basic Science and Technology Curriculum in Private Schools in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State
Authors: Kabang, Ayuba Bayara
Mcmillan, Mafulul Josiah
Kamji, Tabitha Delmang
Keywords: assessment
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies
Series/Report no.: Vol.27;Pp 62-73
Abstract: This study assessed the implementation of Junior Secondary school basic science and technology curriculum in Private schools in Mangu local government area,Plateau state. The study adopted descriptive survey research design. The population of the study was 2,358 made up of teachers and Junior Secondary school students of basic science and technology. All the basic science teachers were used for the study while a sample of the students was drawn using simple random sampling technique. A total sample of 276 made up of 46 teachers and 230 students was used for the study. The instrument used for collecting data was a questionnaire on implementation of basic science and technology curriculum in private schools. The instrument was developed by the researchers and was validated by three experts. The reliability of the questionnaire was established as 0.78 using Kuder-Richardson (k-20) formula. The data collected were analyzed using mean and simple percentage. The findings showed that there is lack of facilities for the implementation of the basic science and technology curriculum in Private schools, The schools have qualified teachers with five teachers who are specialist in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics education. The methods used by most teachers were lecture and demonstration method among others.It was recommended that proprietors of private schools should provide facilities for effective implementation of basic science and technology curriculum among others.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3296
ISSN: 01899465
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