ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF SCHOOL COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIP IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SECONDARY EDUCATION IN ZAMFARA STATE
This study investigated the roles of school community relationship in the development of secondary education in Zamfara State. The population of the study consisted of all the principals, vice principals, teachers and PTA officials of the 89 senior secondary schools in Zamfara state. The research design adopted was descriptive survey and questionnaire was used in collecting data. Among the major findings of the study is that school community relationship is very significant in the development of secondary education in Zamfara State because it helps in the discipline of students, welfare of teachers, the planning of curriculum, information sharing and dissemination, provision of school facilities, finance, policies, security, management decision and in monitoring students' progress. It is also found resources which Zamfara State Senior Secondary classrooms, halls and lecture theatres, playgrounds, libraries, business centres, restaurants and/or canteens, furniture, parks and gardens and school farms. It is concluded that school community relationship plays a very significant role in the development of secondary education in Zamfara State. It is recommended that School principals should have some information about the composition of the community, what community opinion is regarding both broad educational issues and day to day operation of the school itself. And also school administrators should acquaint themselves with educational resources available in the community in order that they can be utilized to enrich and enhance the school
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