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Literacy for Resource Management and Effective Management of Universal Basic Education (UBE) in Nigeria

RJ Akpan
S Bassey


The research investigated the effect of literacy for resource management on the effective management of Universal Basic Education in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. The hypotheses formulated were analyzed using one way Analysis of variance (ANOVA). Te instrument developed was validated using testretest reliability method and the reliability coefficient of .73, .85 and .77 were obtained. Literacy in personnel management significantly affects effective management of UBE. Also Administrator’s literacy in plant
management has great effect on effective management of UBE. But administrators’ literacy in financial management has no effect on the
effective management of UBE. Based on the findings of the study it was
recommended that for effective management of UBE, the head teachers be
made to undertake training in personnel and school plant managements.