International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 5, Issue 6 (2020)

Factors influencing the implementation of English language curriculum among school types in selected senior secondary schools in rivers state, Nigeria


Hillary Wordu, Comfort Chisa Paul-Damgbor

The study examined the factors influencing the implementation of English Language curriculum among school types in selected Senior Secondary Schools (SSS) in Rivers State, Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey design. Four objectives, four research questions and four hypotheses guided the study. The population of the study comprised 660 teachers. A sample size of 403 teachers was used for the study which represents 61 percent of the population. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire designed by the researchers. The instrument was validated by three experts and test-retest method was used to determine the reliability of the instrument. Pearson's product moment correlation coefficient of 0.85 was calculated as the reliability. Mean and Standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while z-test statistics was used to test the hypotheses at 5% level of significance. Findings of the study shows that, schools in the urban and rural areas stick to the implementation of English Language curriculum, private schools do not engage qualified teachers, public secondary schools ensure the implementation of English Language and Boarding schools do well in implementation of English Language curriculum than Day schools. The researchers recommended that Urban and Rural schools should strive hard to improve their practice in implementing English Language Curriculum, Private and Public schools should ensure implementation of English Language curriculum, Day and Boarding Schools should implement English Language Curriculum and Mixed and Single Schools should as well implement English Language Curriculum.
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Hillary Wordu, Comfort Chisa Paul-Damgbor. Factors influencing the implementation of English language curriculum among school types in selected senior secondary schools in rivers state, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 5, Issue 6, 2020, Pages 39-46
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