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Title: TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (TET Fund) AND THE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN THE SOUTH-EAST STATES OF NIGERIA
Authors: ELUJEKWUTE, EDWIN CHUKWUAGUZIE
Keywords: MANAGEMENT
TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (TET Fund), PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES, SOUTH-EAST STATES
Issue Date: 25-Feb-2021
Abstract: This study investigated the influence of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfimd) on the management of public universities in the South-East States of Nigeria. Seven research questions guide the study and seven hypotheses were tested. The review of related literature was done under the theoretical framework, conceptual framework, empirical studies and summary of the review. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 12,030 respondents made up of all academic i Staff and senior administrative staff of the federal and state universities in South-East States of Nigeria. The proportionate stratified random sampling technique was used to sample 1,203 respondents made up of 529 academic staff and 624 senior administrative staff from the 10 public universities. The instrument used for data collection was a 49-item structured questionnaire titled “Tertiary Education Trust Fund and public universities (TETFAPU) and an interview schedule. A reliability estimate of 0.75 was established for the instrument. Mean and Standard deviations were used to answer the research questions, while Chi-square (x2) was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The quantitative data from the interview schedule were analyzed using logical analysis technique. The findings revealed that TETfund had significant influence on academic staff training and development, provision of instructional materials, functional library, laboratories, ICT facilities, hostel accommodation and provision of lecture halls in public universities in South-East States of Nigeria. The study concluded that there was significant difference in the mean ratings of the influence of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund) on the management of public universities. Based on die findings of the study, it was recommended amongst others, that TETfund and University Management should continually provide funds to ensure quality management that will enhance teaching effectiveness in the universities. TETfund should ensure adequate provision of instructional materials, functional libraries, laboratories, ICT facilities, hostel accommodation and lecture halls for effective and efficient teaching and learning process in the university system of education. TETfimd should also ensure adequate provision of funds for academic staff training and development that will significantly enhance the quality and standard of Nigeria universities as well as to improve its rating among the universities in the world. Conclusion were made and implications of the findings drawn.
Description: TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (TET Fund) AND THE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN THE SOUTH-EAST STATES
URI: http://bsuir.bsum.edu.ng:8080/jspui/handle/11409/729
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