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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(8), 542-547
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-8-3
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Quality Assurance in Nigeria Certificate in Education Programme: Implication for Primary School Teachers in North Central Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria

Joseph Taiwo Fowoyo1, , Jacqueline B. Ukaegbu1, Abdullahi Umar Sabo1, Muhammad Madugu Idris1, Leah M. Tsado1, Elizabeth C. Hounveneou1, Siraj A. Magaji1, Ibrahim G. Kontagora1, Sani A. Doma1, Mohammed Danjuma1, Adewara Oluwasegun1, Yahaya Murtala1, Maimunat Shaaba1 and Rabi Y. Alhassan1

1Department of Primary Education, School of Early Childhood Care and Primary Education, Federal College of Education, P.M.B 39 Kontagora, Niger State

Pub. Date: August 13, 2019

Cite this paper:
Joseph Taiwo Fowoyo, Jacqueline B. Ukaegbu, Abdullahi Umar Sabo, Muhammad Madugu Idris, Leah M. Tsado, Elizabeth C. Hounveneou, Siraj A. Magaji, Ibrahim G. Kontagora, Sani A. Doma, Mohammed Danjuma, Adewara Oluwasegun, Yahaya Murtala, Maimunat Shaaba and Rabi Y. Alhassan. Quality Assurance in Nigeria Certificate in Education Programme: Implication for Primary School Teachers in North Central Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(8):542-547. doi: 10.12691/education-7-8-3


This study examines Quality Assurance in Nigeria Certificate in Nigeria programme: Implication for Primary school Teachers in North Central Zone of Nigeria. The study was carried out in five states of the North Central Geo-political zone of Nigeria. Descriptive survey designed was adopted for the study. Four null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The sample of two hundred and fifty (250) academic and non-academic staff was draw from the population through random sampling technique from five Colleges of Education in the North Central zone. The instrument Quality Assurance Practice Questionaire (QAPQ) was used for data collection after been validated by three research experts and pilot test was conducted to ascertain its reliability. The reliability was obtained using Cronbach Alpha with index of 0.87. Inferential statistics of t-test was used to test the resraech hypotheses. The results revealed that the mean rating of Quality Assurance practice in Colleges of Education in North Central zone is significantly high with sample mean of 15.42 which is greater than the population of 13.06 at 0.05 alpha level of significance. It was recommended that Nigeria government through NCCE should ensure strict adhrence to all the quality assurance strategies by all Colleges of Education in Nigeria.

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