International Conference on Advances in Human Science, Economics and Social Study - AHES 2014
Author(s) : ISA YUGUDA KOTIRDE , JAILANI MD YUNOS
The examinations in secondary schools in Nigeria today are facing some problems in terms of assessing students’ performance and some of these problems that are happening during this examination are so terrible to the entire society. However, the purpose of this supervision is to monitor the activities of both student and the key personnel of the examination bodies and to find out the effectiveness of supervisors, principals and some lasting solutions associated with the problems in conduct of three national examinations body namely WAEC, NECO and JAMB. However, look at the performance and competency of supervisors, principals and teachers efficiency in supervisions. In addition, it highlighted the impediments for effective supervision in our secondary schools in Nigeria. Education is an important segment of educational ladder in preparing students for the tertiary institutions. These examinations were conducted in a situation where high level of examination malpractice were adhered and increase in failure rate. In recent years this crises have reached an alarming stage and hence the need for lasting solutions to the problems. This study concludes with recommendations on how to improve deteriorating infrastructure, shortage of well trained teachers and dwindling level of funding. An effective supervision in schools is to get good performance of our students and to discourage them from engaging in examination malpractices. However, teachers and supervisors should be honest, government should increase fund and infrastructure, counseling services should be updated so as to improve the spirit of coming together in terms of teaching and learning so as face all challenges.