PQE 014 – Educational Management – Course Contents
NB – The course has been sub-divided into each category of teachers. You are advised to prepare for all categories
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|PQE 014. Educational Management|
|Category D:||Category C:||Category B:||Category A:|
|NCE Teachers||Graduate Teachers||Master Teachers||Doctoral Teachers|
|Management of||Concept and types of
organisation; concept of educational management/educational administration; general principles of administration; resource management; population and related data for educational management; the control of schools; discipline; programme of schools; financing;
leadership and leadership styles; education laws and regulations; concept and purposes of school supervision; quality assurance concept, processes and types (whole school evaluation, accreditation evaluation and special evaluation) internal supervision; qualities of a good supervisor; traditional and modern supervisory method; challenges and
|Introduction of Educational
Management. The concept, scope and goals of Management. Factors that contribute to effective Management. Management processes. Planning in the context of education. Supervision of schools. Managing the Nigerian Educational system. The various categories of educational managers and their roles.
The meaning and scope of Educational Management. Policy and legal issues in the management of Education in Nigeria; the control of education in Nigeria.
Basic principles and functions of Management. Concept and types of organization/bureaucratic features of organizations.
|Introduction to||Theories and principles
of educational management. History of Educational planning and management. Types of planning; Manpower
and social demand, rate of returns, conditions for success in educational planning and management. Problems and issues in educational management in
Nigeria. Staff recruitment:- selection, utilization and
incentive policies. Enrolment, administration and student welfare programmes. Staff- student relationship. Analysis of education statistics.
|programmes,||Administration – The|
|institutions,||meaning of Educational|
|personnel and||Administration; its|
|other resources.||scope, goals and the|
|Assurance||contribute to its|
|types.||Administrative tasks –
Administrative process, supervision of schools, the Nigerian Education system; sudents and staff personnel administration; school business
administration; tertiary institutions administration. The nature and scope of Educational Planning and implementation; The Nigerian school system. The concept of
|problems of quality
|Organizational structure:||leadership-||National, state and
local government budgets in relation to education. Government and private financing of primary, secondary, tertiary institutions and non-formal education. Principles and practice in school budgeting, wages and salary administration.
A holistic approach to study and understanding of man
emphasizing techniques of self analysis. Social Skill training and techniques of communication. Interpersonal relationships, conflict situations and resolutions.
MDGS in Education; concept of Education For All (EFA), New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD), National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS), HIV/Aids in Education, Public- Private Partnership Initiative in Education. The role of NGOs and
|Definition, types (classical||Approaches, theories|
|and modern organization
structures/centralized and decentralized organizations, etc.)
The concepts of power and authority, types of authority.
Discipline in schools. Programme planning/design in schools (co-curricular activities, examinations, etc.)
School supervision/inspection: Definition, goals, types, principles, etc. Traditional and modern methods of school
supervision/evaluation. Qualities of a good supervisor and evaluator; Prospects and constraints of quality assurance processes in Nigerian schools.
Ethics in Educational
|and styles; leadership
qualities; the school principal as a leader. Decision-making in educational institutions. Principal‟s leadership function and school management.
Basic concepts in School Finance; Nature, scope and sources of Educational Finance; National and State Budgets in relation to education and principles and practices of school budgeting.
Concept of Reform and innovations in Education; Trends of Reforms in Education
in Nigeria and globally.
|other agencies in
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