A Survey of Teacher-Student Relations in Secondary Schools.

  • K O Ijaduola


This paper examined teacher-student relationship in selected secondary schools in Yewa North, Yewa South, Ifo, Abeokuta North, Sagamu, Remo North, Ijebu-Ode and Ijebu- East local governments. The local governments were selected based on the four geo-political zones into which Ogun state has been divided. Using a total of 80 secondary schools (private schools inclusive), 10 teachers were drawn per school totaling 800 respondents. A self-constructed questionnaire titled: Teacher-Student Relations (TSR) with a reliability coefficient (r= 0.79) was used to collect data. Five null hypotheses were generated and analysed via Z-test at 0.05 level of significance. While hypotheses 1, 2, 3 and 5 established significant differences and therefore rejected, only hypothesis 4 indicated a non-significant difference and hence accepted. It was recommended among others that teacherstudents relations must be cordial always if the teaching learning process is to yield fruitful results.

African Research Review Vol. 1 (3) 2007: pp. 65-75

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