Working Conditions and Salary as Correlates of Teachers’ Productivity in Government-Owned Secondary Schools in Emure Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria

Bolarinwa Dapo Alonge, Onajite Godwin Onnoh, Ogunmilade Johnson Olusesean, Olaoye Ajiboye Ojo, Olaniyi Oladele Nathaniel

Abstract


The poor performance of candidates in external examination between 2014 and 2018 could be an indication of low productivity of teachers. The research study examined the influence of working conditions and salary on teachers’ productivity in government owned secondary schools in Emure Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. The descriptive research of the survey type was employed for the research study. The population for this research study was seven government-owned secondary schools while the sample was four government-owned secondary schools. The research study found out the relationship between working conditions and teachers’ productivity; salary and teachers’ productivity in government-owned secondary schools in Emure Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Validated instruments tagged, “Working Conditions and Salary Questionnaire” (WCSQ) and “Teachers’ Productivity Questionnaire” (TPQ) were used to collect data from sample of 80 respondents. Simple random sampling technique was used to select four secondary schools while, proportional sampling technique was used to select 80 teachers. The research study revealed that there was significant relationship between working conditions and teachers’ productivity; salary and teachers’ productivity. This research study has shown that working conditions and salary had influence on teachers’ productivity.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jei.v6i1.16400

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