Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020, Page: 53-68
Strategic Planning: A Remedy for the Successful Management of Nigeria Secondary School System
Sokpuwu Ikubor Austin, Department of Educational Management, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Received: Jan. 13, 2020;       Accepted: Jun. 3, 2020;       Published: Jun. 17, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20200802.15      View  238      Downloads  51
This paper examined the need for strategic planning as a remedy for successful management of secondary school systems in Nigeria. The research design used was a descriptive review, which reveals the strong connection between strategic planning and successful management of the secondary school system in Nigeria. The Nigerian secondary school system has encountered quite a number of challenges Inadequate infrastructure, instructional materials and Facilities School, Inadequate motivation/Staff Low Morale Teachers, Poor education board and Ministry Monitoring/Supervision of Schools, Poor Funding, Unqualified and inadequate teachers, Poor Application of ICT Computer learning and Non-involvement of stakeholders/Teachers in key Decision-making and Planning amongst others. This paper looks at the meaning and context of strategic planning its process, approaches, elements and use in education. SWOT analysis approach was examined with model sample. The paper concludes that despite the several issues plaguing the Nigerian secondary school system, with the proper adoption and implementation of strategic planning and management, the expectations of the national policy on education on secondary school can still be achieved for the benefit of both the school and nation.
Strategic Planning, Secondary School, Strategic Management, SWOT Analysis
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Sokpuwu Ikubor Austin, Strategic Planning: A Remedy for the Successful Management of Nigeria Secondary School System, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2020, pp. 53-68. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20200802.15
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