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British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, ISSN: 2278-0998,Vol.: 17, Issue.: 3


The In-service Education Needs of Administrators and the Human Resources Management (HRM) of Colleges of Education in Nigeria


Worlu I. Wali1 and Nwachukwu Prince Ololube1*

1Department of Educational Foundations and Management, Faculty of Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

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(1) Shao-I Chiu, Taipei College of Maritime Technology of Center for General Education, Taiwan.
(1) Agustinus Hermino, Kanjuruhan University, Malang City, Indonesia.
(2) Lyndon M. Etale, Delta State University, Abraka, Asaba Campus, Nigeria.
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The study evaluated the in-service education needs of administrators in the human resources management (HRM) in Colleges of Education in the South-South geo-political zone of Nigeria. A lucid and relatively comprehensive literature review was carried out. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population of the study included all the 277 Colleges of Education administrators in the South-South region. The size included fifty six principal officers, sixty four Deans of Schools and one hundred and fifty seven Heads of Departments. Data for the study were collected through a validated questionnaire called CEAIENQ and data were measured using a four-point Likert-type scale. The internal reliability coefficients obtained for the three clustered are 0.84, 0.82, and 0.88, for clusters A, B, and C respectively. The data were analyzed using multiple statistical analysis: Mean, standard deviation, t-test, one way analysis of variance and Scheffs Post Hoc test. The study found that college administrator’s need in-service education in HR planning, recruitment, selection, training and development. The study has practical and theoretical implications for administrators of Colleges of Education, Governing Councils, staff and researchers.

Keywords :

In-service; education needs; administrators; HRM; planning; recruitment and selection; training and development; colleges of education; South-South Nigeria.

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DOI : 10.9734/BJESBS/2016/28246

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