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Information Use for Staff Collegiality in Public Secondary Schools in Nigeria: Barriers and Enhancement Strategies

P.N Egboka, C.C Anadi, W Ofojebe

Abstract


Information use is vital for enhancing staff collegiality in this information age. The main purpose of this research was to investigate to what extent information use has enhanced staff collegiality in secondary schools in Anambra State. Based on three research questions, the study employed a descriptive survey designed with a questionnaire in collecting data. Six hundred teachers and sixty principals in Anambra State were selected using simple random sampling technique. Data collected were analysed using mean scores. Results indicate that secondary school staff in Anambra State has not been able to use information to enhance staff collegiality among their staff. Some barriers and strategies for enhancing information use for staff collegiality were identified. Among the recommendations was that staff should cultivate good information exchanges among themselves and reduce every barrier to information use for enhancing staff collegiality.



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