Trustee EFAYENA (PhD)


The study was carried out to determine teachers‟ and students‟ perceptions of the factors that determine effective learners‟ code of conduct formulation and implementation in some selected private secondary schools in Warri and Effurun metropolises. Ex-post- facto design which employed the survey method was used in the study. The instrument tagged „Private Secondary Schools‟ Teachers‟ and Learners‟ Perceptions of the Effective Formulation and Implementation of Learners‟ Code of Conduct Questionnaire (PSSTLPEFILCCQ) which comprised twenty-nine items was used to obtain data from 84 respondents in the study area. Three research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. Data were analysed using mean and standard deviation for research questions at 2.50 and above as level of acceptance and t-test for hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The result revealed that factors such as meaningful engagement of all the stakeholders in the school, consideration for legal issues both at the learners‟ code formulation and implementation processes are key factors for the effective formulation and implantation of learners‟ code; it was also revealed that the code is effectively implemented, hypotheses analysis revealed significant differences in mean perception of teachers and learners as to the determinants of effective learners‟ code formulation and implementation. Arising from the findings, it was recommended that secondary school authorities should endeavour to involve all the stakeholders of the school as well as give apt consideration to legal and cultural issues in the course of formulation and implementation of learners‟ code of conduct

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