A Survey of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Model Nursery and Primary School Libraries in Ekiti State: Problems and Prospects

  • O Folorunso

Abstract

The study examines the standard of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Model Nursery and Primary School Libraries in Ekiti State. How fit are the school libraries to ably play their roles as supporters of schools ' academic programmes? To what extent are the school libraries satisfying the information needs of the pupils and their teachers? Data were collected through on-the-spot assessment of the libraries. Interviews were conducted with selected pupils and teachers and questionnaire was administered o n randomly selected 64 and 28 pupils and teachers respectively. Findings show that despite the determination of the State Government to improve the standard of the Model Schools and make them to be model indeed, funding and political instability were identified as the major banes inhibiting the spate of development of the SUBEB Model Schools and that of their libraries in particular. Recommendations that could improve the situation and thereby enhance the academic standard in the Model Schools were offered.
Published
2014-02-04
Section
Articles

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