Mode of Supervision and Teacher Productivity

  • FS Akinwumi Department of Educational Management, University of Ibadan, Ibadan


This paper investigated the impact of principal supervisory techniques on teacher productivity in Oyo State Secondary Schools. An ex-post -facto research design was adopted for the study. The stratified random sampling techniques were used to select 85 schools from among 318 public secondary schools and 15 private secondary schools among 47 private secondary schools in Oyo State. 1, 600 respondents consisting 100 principals 500 teachers and 100 students were used in the study. While data wee collected through the use of questionnaire tagged "Teacher Productivity Questionnaire" (TPQ) and participant observation. The study discovered that, supervision has no significant impact on productivity of both high and low income earning teachers. it was also revealed that supervision has greater impact on teacher productivity in public schools than in private schools. Based on the findings it was recommended that attention should be paid to supervision mechanism details and be effectively implemented.

Nigerian Journal of Clinical and Counselling Psychology Vol.8(2) 2002: 219-228

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