The perception of stakeholders on parent-teacher participation in the development of public secondary schools in Nassarawa State

  • Saratu Mera Muhammad
Keywords: Parent-Teacher Association; Stakeholders; Development; Public Secondary Schools and Participation


The study examined the stakeholders' perception on the participation of PTA in the management of public secondary schools in Nassarawa State. The objective of the study was to determine the contributions of PTA in the development of secondary schools in Nassarawa state. The target population of the study was 2267 participants consisting of principals, teachers, PTA officials and staff from the Ministry of Education in Nassarawa state. The sample size of the study was 322 participants. Questionnaire titled “Stakeholders Perception on the Participation of PTA in the Management of Public Secondary Schools Questionnaire” was used for data collection. Data collected was analyzed using frequency counts, percentages and mean. One of the findings from the study indicated that PTA participates in the provision of funds for the development of secondary schools in Nassarawa State and it was recommended among others that school administrators should continue to engage PTA to provide more financial assistance by funding critical school projects for effective teaching and learning to thrive.


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