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Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria

Nweke, Prince Onyemaechi; Muhammad Ibn Abdullahi; Chukwu, Chukwuemeka Joseph; Uche Calista Vita-Agundu3; Madu, Chioma Vivian & Ezurike, Chukwuemeka Alexadnder.

Abstract
The paper examined the implementation of educational policies in universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. Two research questions guided the study. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population of the study was 440 staff comprised of 80 staff from Enugu State University of Science and Technology; 70 from Cool City University; 90 from Caritas University; and 200 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The population of the study was manageable; therefore, there was no need for sampling. The instrument for data collection was structured questionnaire developed by the researchers titled: “Assessment of Implementation of Educational Policies Questionnaire (AIEPQ)” was validated by three experts, two from Department of Educational Foundations and one from the Department of Science Education, all from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The internal consistency of the instrument was ensured using Cronbach Alpha technique which yielded reliability coefficient of 0.86. Mean and standard deviation were use to answered the research questions. A mean score of 2.50 was used as a decision rule. The findings of the study revealed among others that, government‟s effort towards implementation of educational policy yielded little or no dividend result due to improper implementation of policies caused by lack of basic amenities for practical teaching as well as lack of instructional materials to facilitate effective learning process. The findings of the study also revealed the problem of poor planning as a result of political instability and poor remuneration of lecturers, among others are harmful to implementation of educational policy. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended among others that proper planning should be taken to make provisions for instructional materials needed for effective learning and proper implementation of educational policy in Nigeria.

Key words: Assessment, Implementation, Education, Educational Policies


 
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Onyemaechi NP, Abdullahi MI, Joseph CC, Vita-Agundu UC, . Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 624-630. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65


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Onyemaechi NP, Abdullahi MI, Joseph CC, Vita-Agundu UC, . Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=75294 [Access: April 22, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65


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Onyemaechi NP, Abdullahi MI, Joseph CC, Vita-Agundu UC, . Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 624-630. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Onyemaechi NP, Abdullahi MI, Joseph CC, Vita-Agundu UC, . Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. JCR. (2021), [cited April 22, 2021]; 8(2): 624-630. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65



Harvard Style

Onyemaechi, N. P., Abdullahi, . M. I., Joseph, . C. C., Vita-Agundu, . U. C. & (2021) Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. JCR, 8 (2), 624-630. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65



Turabian Style

Onyemaechi, Nweke, Prince, Muhammad Ibn Abdullahi, Chukwu, Chukwuemeka Joseph, Uche Calista Vita-Agundu, and Madu, Chioma Vivian and Ezurike, Chukwuemeka Alexadnder. 2021. Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 624-630. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65



Chicago Style

Onyemaechi, Nweke, Prince, Muhammad Ibn Abdullahi, Chukwu, Chukwuemeka Joseph, Uche Calista Vita-Agundu, and Madu, Chioma Vivian and Ezurike, Chukwuemeka Alexadnder. "Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria." Journal of Critical Reviews 8 (2021), 624-630. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Onyemaechi, Nweke, Prince, Muhammad Ibn Abdullahi, Chukwu, Chukwuemeka Joseph, Uche Calista Vita-Agundu, and Madu, Chioma Vivian and Ezurike, Chukwuemeka Alexadnder. "Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria." Journal of Critical Reviews 8.2 (2021), 624-630. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Onyemaechi, N. P., Abdullahi, . M. I., Joseph, . C. C., Vita-Agundu, . U. C. & (2021) Assessment of the Implementation of Educational Policies in Universities in Enugu State, Nigeria. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 624-630. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.65