Time-resource utilisation for school-community relationship function by Primary School Heads in South-South Nigeria
The paper investigated the utilization of time by Head-teachers on school –community relations in primary schools in South-South Nigeria. One research question and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The descriptive survey design was employed. The population of the study comprised all the head-teachers in the public primary schools in south-south Nigeria. The purposive sampling technique was used to select 116 Head-teachers from the schools. Data was collected using ‘School Activities Time-Mix of Head Teachers Checklist (SATMHTC)’ to find out the amount of time spent daily on each administrative task. The findings revealed that head teachers spent a lot of time on School - Community relations, though the highest amount of time was not spent on this function. Furthermore, head teachers varied in the time spent on School-Community relations based on the indices of experience and Qualification.
Keywords: Time-resource, utilization, school-community relationship