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Secondary School Administration in Anambra State Today: Challenges and the Way Forward

NG Nwaka


The study, a descriptive survey research design was used to identify the challenges that impede secondary school administration today in Anambra State. The population of the study was all the 259 public secondary school principals in the state. Two research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. A 20-item questionnaire was used for data collection. Analysis was done using mean scores and t-test. Data analysis revealed that principals are challenged by poor knowledge of public accountability and poor knowledge of Information Communication Technology (ICT among others. It was recommended that government should increase the principals’  responsibility for educational accountability to enable them administer their schools efficiently and effectively and achieve the predetermined goals.