ASSESSMENT OF THE RELEVANCE OF RECORD KEEPING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OWAN WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE

Revd Jesuorobo Wellington Omosefe (PhD), Chinwe Muriel Anyiam

Abstract


Record keeping and its utilization have become topical issues especially in the domain of educational practices. This study therefore, examined Assessment of relevance of record keeping in secondary schools in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo state. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. Three research questions were raised. The population consisted of two hundred (200) teachers. The study adopted a simple random sampling technique in which five schools were chosen from the public schools and five schools from the private schools making a total of ten schools.  From each of these schools, ten teachers were randomly chosen, making a total sample size of one hundred (100) respondents. The researchers developed instrument titled Record Keeping Practices Questionnaire (RKPQ) comprising of twenty items. The data collected were analyzed using percentage to answer the research questions. The result of the study revealed that records keeping have significant impact on information dissemination in secondary schools. The study also indicated that various records are kept in the schools and the findings showed different strategies by which records should be kept in the secondary schools. On the basis of these findings, recommendations were made that schools should keep all necessary records that could foster teaching and learning by students, provide seminars, workshop, in service training for teachers on the skills and strategies of record keeping for proper school management in order to achieve its set goals and objectives. It was also recommended that there should be appropriative fund for record keeping and computer devices should be used for school records keeping in our schools in order to meet up with global standards.

Keywords


Record keeping, Assessment, Relevance, Information Dissemination, Edo State.

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