This study was carried out to determine the impact of private
participation in the education of the child in Nigeria, problem and prospect. A
study of Oredo LGA of Edo State. To achieve the said goals, the researcher
carried out investigation by designing interview form for the proprietors and
principals. Data collected from the interview were carefully studied and
analyzed. The study will find out the impact of private participation in the
education of the child. Summary, conclusion and recommendation would be made on
how private schools has contributed in the development of various aspect of
secondary education. In order to attain good standard in Oredo LGA of Edo
Statement of the problem
Purpose of the study
Significance of the study
Scope of the study
Limitation of the study
Definition of terms
Definition of terms
Concept of education
Concept of curriculum
Implementation of the school curriculum in Nigeria
Proponents and cities of private schools
Building and furniture
Design of study
Population of study
Procedure for data collection
Method of analysis
Interpretation and Analysis of Data
OF THE STUDY
The world is a very attractive flower, but it is difficult to
raise. To do so successfully, you need to control the temperature the light and
the size of the flower pot. The orchid is sensitive to soil and fertilizer, and
is easily damaged by disease and insects. This is very common to fail sat ones
attempts at raising an orchid. Rearing children is more difficult and
complicated and also requires careful attention so it is common for parents to
feel a loose when it comes to child rearing. Many feel the need for help, life
and orchid grower who needs advice from an expert. Obviously, every parents
want to get best guidance. Where can such guidance be found. (Watchtower June
Education is the greatest tool or instrument for the political,
socio-economic and cultural determination of man from the path of
ignorance. The benefit of education in the over all development of
Nigeria through the inculcation of desirable knowledge and wisdom to the
citizens, can never be over emphasized. Thus, the development of education
would ensure the dignity of labour in the youths by being interested in
craftsmanship. This measure would inevitably result to a greater level of
socio-political development; economic reconstruction and technological
The national policy on Education which came as a result of Nigeria
effort to formulate a desirable education basic philosophy would indeed make
the nation a self-reliant economy and thereby focus attention on the
inclination of national consciousness, unity in diversity and the acquisition
of appropriate knowledge, abilities, skills and competences for self-reliance
whether at individual or national level. The greatest tool or instrument for
the political, socio-economic and cultural determination of man from the path
of ignorance. The benefit of education in the overall development of Nigeria
through the inclination of desirable knowledge and wisdom to the citizens, can
never be over emphasized.
Fafunwa (1994:1995) posited that education is the aggregation of
all the processes by which a person develops abilities, attitudes and other
forms of behaviour of positive and meaningful value in the society in which we
live. He therefore, unequivocally made it clear that this would make the child
think effectively and make relevant judgment. The national policy on education
was actually aimed at eradicating any existing contractions and ambiguities in
the educational practice in the country.
Structurally, it provided a three-year- junior secondary school.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Private schools are institutions that are administered and
financed by a group of, voluntary organization on the other agencies that after
secondary level instruction. The government do not find any assistance in form
of grant or otherwise in the running/management of the institutions. According
to (Essien 1992 pg 4 education and challenge). The private schools are agent of
implementation of the curriculum. However, there has been a lot of
arguments and counter-arguments as to meet the standard requirement. It is
against this background that a research of this kind is to find out whether
private schools meet the adequate standard by the national policy.
The following research questions are asked
What are the contributions of these private schools to overall development of
To what extent have the private schools diversified curriculum content to cater
for the differences in the talents, opportunity and roles open to the students?
What are the problems militating against the smooth education?
What is the quality of the students, private schools have produced in secondary?
PURPOSE OF STUDY
The purpose of this study is to determine the extent private
schools perform in senior secondary school certificate examination, determine
the manpower quality of the private schools, the extent of private schools
involvement in the provision of education facilities such as teaching and
infrastructure and laboratories. It will also examine the impact of private
schools on the standard of education in Edo State like quantitative teachers,
fees and standard facilities necessary for education.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The importance of this study lies in the fact that it will add to
existing literature on the private schools. The private schools bring more
uniqueness to the study of the study that is capable in learning.
SCOPES OF THE STUDY
Private participation in education of the child in Nigeria is not
peculiar to Oredo Local Government Area alone but all local government areas in
the state and Nigeria in general. The researcher intends to analyze the
participation of private schools in the education of the child and the quality
of education given to them and comparing it to that of the public or government
owned schools in Oredo Local Government Area. The time span will be 2004 to
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Some terms which are used in the research work which is peculiar
to the research are defined to enable us understand the context they are being
Local Government Area.
These are teaching materials which teachers use to enable a better
understanding of the subject by the students.
These are schools (secondary) owned by individuals.
These schools are owned and administrated by the state or federal government.
students of secondary education level, attending either a private or public
Senior secondary certificate examination.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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