Managing the exterior territoriality shortfalls of critical school plants for enhanced productivity in public senior secondary education in Rivers state
Ledogo Friday Saro Ndanu, OG Agabi
The study investigated the exterior territoriality managerial shortfalls of critical school plants; vital for enhanced optimal productivity in Public Senior Secondary Education Delivery in Rivers State. It started by identifying some critical school plants without conscious managerial factors involvements, to establish the managerial levels of these critical plants that would optimize senior secondary education delivery in Rivers State. Descriptive survey design, two research questions, one hypothesis were used to guide the study while an observation survey schedule was used to gather the needed data. The survey schedules were administered to 86 Principals randomly sampled out of a population of 268 Senior Secondary Schools in Rivers state. The data obtained were analyzed using percentages, averages, aggregate means and graph to answer the research questions; while t-test was used to test the hypothesis. The results; revealed classrooms, laboratories, libraries and computer room critical school plants with a moderate number of them in good condition. Their general exterior territoriality outlooks were found not attractive to teachers and students. Government’s establishment of centrally located science laboratories, libraries and computer centre in the 23 Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs) in Rivers State was recommended. School plants evincing curriculum, plants’ maintenance culture, decoration of the exterior territoriality of critical school plants with affixed health measures recommended; as models for optimal productivity in the 21st century.