This research work was carried
out in urban and rural areas of Ogbrau Local Government Area of Anambra State
to find out factors affecting attitude to work of secondary school teachers.
The questionnaire was the
instrument used in obtaining data for answering the research questions.
Some of the factors associated
with the problem have been fully identified and analyzed in this work among
which is inadequate teaching materials in our secondary school.
Some recommendations have also
been put forward to save our secondary education from total collapse.
It is therefore hoped that
readers will find this work very useful and interesting
TABLE OF CONTENT
Background of the Study
Statement of the
Purpose of the
Significance of the
Scope of the
Attitude of teachers to
2.2 Factors Influencing Good
Attitude to Work
Problems affecting teaching attitude to
Summary of literature
Design of the
Area of the
Population of the
Sample and Sampling Technique
Method of the Data Analysis
PRESENTATION OF RESULT AND DATA
FINDINGS RECOMMENDATION AND
Discussions of results
Educational Implication of the Findings
Limitations of the
1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
Teachers occupy a every
important position in the educational system of any country because it is upon
their number, quality, devotion to study that system depends.
Teachers have many roles to
play for effective teaching and learning in our school. They are
supposed to be representatives of the community and as well as academic
specialist. Therefore, how a teacher goes about his/her duties and obligation
in achieving the aims of the school sis regarded as the teachers’ roles.
A teacher is seen as an
embodiment of knowledge.
He / she has complete authority
in the classroom and his/ her role demands that he/she exercise maturity and
sense of responsibility in using his/ her freedom he is expected to pay
attention to individual problems of the children under his/ her care and
maintain measurable discipline in the class.
Teachers prepare reports,
distribute and care for teaching materials and other equipments. The importance
and benefit of giving parents a complete and detailed progress repent on their
children can hardly be over stressed
In social functions, the
teachers are regarded as having wisdom. They are regarded as leaders, advisers
or consultants. The community therefore expects teachers to help in fulfilling
However, the search for
material wealth and get rich quick attitude, appears to have set aside the age
long traditional attitude of hard work and devotion to duty which teachers are
formerly known. Selfishness and inordinate ambition have now become the order
of the day.
Many teachers do not accept
best attitude to work to enable them.
Teachers have little or no
interest in their jobs and are not dedicated to their work any more. This
deteriorating trend in all work of human life is observed more in urban areas
where the degree of sophistication seems to dedicate the evil pace.
Shagari (1982) observed that
the attitude of Nigeria to work is the worst in the world and that if only
every Nigerian is prepared to do an honest days work for an honest day’s pay,
Nigeria would achieve wonders in every sphere of human endeavour.
Teaching which every body
recognizes as a noble profession since ages, has been the talk of the town, the
average man in the street presently laments over apparent fall in standard of education
in the our society which they usually attribute to the teachers attitude to
work. because to poor attitude to work by teachers the standard of education is
falling daily. Some honest Nigerians are restive about this development. For
this reason, one is tempted to believe that teachers attitude to work needs
The researcher therefore will
investigate factors affecting attitude to work by secondary school teachers in
Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State and to find out solution if any
to the identified problems.
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Students are being prepared to
be leaders of tomorrow and if this great nation intends to have good leaders in
future, teachers in our secondary school should be consistent in discharging
their duties. They should be zealous and dedicated in their teaching endeavor.
Secondary school is the second
pivot upon which other levels of education rest. This is why the teachers’ good
attitude to work is necessary students discipline, punctuality and orderliness
are poor where teachers do not do their work as expected.
The study therefore, is an
attempt to find out factors affecting attitude to work of secondary school
teachers in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
To identify factors affecting attitude to work of secondary school teachers in
Specifically to find out factors affecting attitude to work of secondary school
teachers in rural area.
To find out common factors affecting attitude to work of secondary school
teachers in rural and urban areas of Ogbaru Local Government Area.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
This study will bring to light
the reasons for total lack of interest, commitment and dedication to work by
By so doing, the erosion of
confidence and disturbing all of standard of education will be checked.
On the government side,
irregular payment of salaries and total lack of commitment to solve the
problems of teachers and the student will be checked. Motivation of teachers and
introduction of in service training programme by government for incompetent
teachers will help them to grow and enhance the standard quality of their
performance in the school and classroom if this is achieved by government, it
would not be too long for the falling standard of education and serious erosion
of confidence by the society about present day education be reversed.
1.5 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
This study will cover factors
affecting attitude to work of secondary school teachers in Ogbaru Local
Government Area of Anambra State.
It will be based mostly on
identifying actually the various attitudes of teachers of secondary schools in
Ogbaru towards carrying out their duties.
1.6 RESEARCH QUESTION
The following research
questions where formulated for this study
What are the factors affecting attitude to work of secondary school teachers in
What are the factors affecting attitude to work of secondary school teacher in
rural area of Ogbaru?
What are the common factors that affect attitude to work of secondary school
teachers in urban and rural areas of Ogbaru such as economic social, religions
and political factors?
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