Determinants of business studies teachers role in teaching business studies and academic performance

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Determinants of business studies teachers role in teaching business studies and academic performance among JSS in Ado-Odo Ota LGA

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This study investigated Determinants of business studies teachers role in teaching business studies and academic performance among JSS in Ado-Odo Ota LGA. The study adopted descriptive research design of ex-post facto type. The population of the study comprised all the 44 business studies teachers in junior secondary schools in Ado-Odo Ota LGA, and the whole population was sampled. A questionnaire with 15 items which was duly validated by experts in the field was used. The internal consistency of the instrument was established using Cronbach Alpha and co-efficient of .82 was obtained. The investigation showed that lack of qualified personnel, lack of materials and instructional materials mostly affect the effective teaching of business studies. Also the investigation revealed that the negative effects of inadequate funding by the government on. Based on the findings it was recommended among others that every teacher of business education should be encouraged by giving them incentives, it may not be by money alone but invitation to conferences, workshops and scholarship awards should be giving to people who want to continue their course in business studies

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