Ubale Alhaji Ismaila


This study examined the Role-Performance of Post-Primary Schools Management Board (TSPPSMB) in funding Physical Education programme in Taraba State, Nigeria. The design adopted for the study was ex-post facto research method. The population of the study consisted of Principals, Vice Principals, Game Masters, Physical Education Teachers and Zonal Sports Coordinators totaling 13,700.The study used a sample size of 372(50.96%) based on Krejcie and Morgan (1970) table. The study used stratified random sampling and simple random sampling techniques. A self-developed questionnaire was used as data collection instrument. A 5-point Likert scale was used for scoring responses provided by the respondents. The research instrument was duly vetted by the experts from the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education and Science Education respectively, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The data collected was subjected to statistical analysis. Mean (x) and Standard Deviation were used to answer the research question while Chi-square (x2) was used to test the formulated hypothesis at 0.05level of significance. The study found that the Post-Primary Schools Management Board plays significant role in the funding of Physical Education programme in Secondary Schools in Taraba State, Nigeria. This study recommends the need for improvement in the area of funding of physical education programme by the Taraba State Post-Primary Schools Management Board (PPSMB) to meet up with the current standard and global practices despite the fact that the board played significant role in the area of making funds available for the development of physical education programme in the state.


Assessment, Funding, Physical Education, Role-Performance, PPSMB, Taraba State.

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