ASSESSMENT ON INFLUENCE OF SCHOOL MAPPING ON ALLOCATION OF SCIENCE LABORATORIES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA
Muhammad Lawal Hudu & Ubendu Ngozi
The study is titled “Assessment on Influence of School Mapping on Allocation of Science Laboratories in Secondary Schools in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The design of the study is descriptive survey design. The study’s population consisted of principals, teachers and supervisors numbering 10,931 comprising of 541 principals, 10,294 teachers and 96 supervisors from twelve (12) educational zone in Kaduna State. Purposive sampling technique was used. The sample size used in the study was 378 which consisted of 40 Principals, 326 Teachers and 12 Supervisors. Self-developed structured questionnaire titled “Assessment of school Mapping on Allocation of School Facilities in Secondary Schools in Kaduna State, Nigeria” was used as instrument for data collection. The instrument was duly validated by supervisors and statisticians for content and construct validity. The instrument was pilot tested and the reliability coefficient index power stood at 0.7 using Pearson Product Moment Correlation coefficient. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used as instrument for data analysis. The study found that school mapping has aided the provision of science laboratories in secondary schools in Kaduna State. In the light of the foregoing, it is recommended that there should be regular assessment of the status of the existing science laboratories in secondary schools in Kaduna State.