The study investigated the influence of political and economic factors on quality of secondary schools in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Three research questions were raised and answered, two hypotheses were formulated and tested. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population consisted of all school principals, vice-principals and students in senior secondary schools II in Ibadan, 667 respondents were drawn all together for the study (the Vice -principals and students). The main instruments used for the study was a self-developed questionnaires titled Political and Economic factors Questionnaire (PEFQ), Student Achievement Test (SAT) and Key Informant Interview. The two instruments yielded 0.78 and 0.83 reliability coefficient. Descriptive statistical tools of frequency counts and simple percentages were used to analyze the demographic data and research question one and two while inferential statistics of multiple regression analysis was used to test the two hypotheses at 0.05 level of significant. The result revealed that there is significant composite contribution of political and economic factors to quality of secondary schools (F(2,665) = 606.066 P = 0.000) and there is significant relative contribution of political and economic factors to quality of secondary schools ß = (0.167), t(667) = 2.002p<0.05 and ß = (0.164), t(667) = 2.547p<0.05. The study concluded that political and economic factors have a significant influence on quality of secondary schools.
Political factors, economic factors, quality of secondary schools
Comfort Aje "Influence of Political and Economic Factors on Quality of Secondary Schools in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria " Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 6 Issue 3 2022 Page 139-150
Comfort Aje "Influence of Political and Economic Factors on Quality of Secondary Schools in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria " Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 6(3)