Benle Elisha Dachet, Adamu Ibrahim (PhD), Abdul H. Amina (PhD)


This study assessed Business Studies Quality Assurance Practices in Private Junior Secondary Schools in Plateau State, Nigeria. The study had three objectives, three research questions and three hypotheses. Descriptive survey was employed for the study. The study adopted Total Sample Technique of 64 school Inspectors, 128 principals and 97 Business studies teachers. Validated structured questionnaire was used for data collection with Cronbach’s alpha reliability coefficient of 0.85. The researchers collected the data from the respondent personally using direct delivery approach. The data collected were analyzed using mean scores and standard deviations to answer the research questions. ANOVA was employed to test the null hypotheses 0.05 level of significance. The findings indicated that the extent to which private junior secondary schools in Plateau state adhere to quality assurance with respect provision of business studies teachers, teaching learning materials and staff motivation was low. It was concluded that the realization of the laudable objectives of business studies as stipulated in National Policy on Education on providing students with skills, knowledge and understanding for self-reliance and future educational endevour would not be achieved in the present condition.  The study recommended among others that private junior secondary schools should adhere to quality assurance guidelines by providing needed business studies teachers, teaching learning materials and staff motivation.


Assessment, Business Studies, Quality Assurance Practices, Private Junior Secondary Schools, Plateau State.

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