Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2636-5995
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/IJET
Start Year: 2016

Teachers’ demand and supply for effective junior secondary school administration in Rivers State from 2017 – 2021   |   Article Number: 253B00932   |   Vol.7 (4) - August 2023

Received Date: 25 April 2023   |   Accepted Date: 08 August 2023  |   Published Date: 30 August 2023

Author:  Baribor Abarile Gimah

Keywords: teachers., secondary school, Administration, demand, supply

This paper investigated teachers’ demand and supply for effective secondary school’s administration in Rivers state. Two research questions guided the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 230 UBE Board Staff of Rivers State. The sample of the study was 115 staff of UBE Board drawn from the population using simple random sampling technique which represents 50% of the staff. The instrument for the data collection was document analysis (Teacher's data). The percentage of teachers demand and supply was used in answering the question. The findings revealed that there are shortages of teachers in the junior secondary schools in Rivers State. Based on the findings, the study recommends among others, that government should recruit more qualified teachers to correspond with the increased in students’ enrollment. Conclusively, teachers’ welfare package should be made more attractive to motivate teachers and to encourage young graduates to join the teaching profession.

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