INFLUENCE OF TEACHERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS IMPLEMENTATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA
Ibrahim, Abdulkadir Oba; Benjamin Tunji Olaosebikan & Abdulsalam Abdullah
This study assessed teachers’ attitudes implementation of secondary schools Physical Education curriculum in Nigeria. To achieve this purpose, purposive sampling technique was used to select the samples from the Six Geo- political zones of the country. The population for the study was all secondary schools of Fifty Four thousand Five hundred and twenty- one (54,521) with sample size of Six hundred and Fifty six (656). The data collected were statistically analysed using descriptive statistics of mean (x) and standard deviation (SD) to test and analysed bio- data variables and to answer research questions: while inferential statistics of One Sample t- test was used to test all the hypotheses. The major findings from the study revealed that teachers’ attitudes influence implementation of secondary schools’ Physical Education curriculum in Nigeria. The study recommended that there is need to improve on the Physical Education Teachers’ and School Administrators attitudes to Physical Education on the implementation of Secondary Schools Physical Education Curriculum in Nigeria.