A Correlational Analysis of School Inventories Management and Teacher Efficiency among Primary Schools of Zamfara State, Nigeria
Keywords:School Inventories, Teacher Efficiency, Primary School
This study was conducted with a fundamental objective to determine the correlation between school inventory management and teacher efficiency among primary schools in Bungudu LGA, Zamfara State, Nigeria. The study employed a correlational [survey] research design. The study population comprised 1117 teachers in 126 government-owned public primary schools in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Nigeria. 230 teachers were sampled through a random sampling technique using Krejie and Morgan’s Sample Size Determining Table. A semi-structured questionnaire was developed as an instrument for data collection from the respondents. The data analysis was made using inferential statistics (Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient) through Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 22. The study found a strong correlation between school inventory management and teacher efficiency among public primary schools in Bungudu LGA, Zamfara State, concerning the Pearson Moment Product Correlation Analysis results from (r=0.739, P<0.05). Analytically, based on findings, this study recommends that government should provide all the relevant/essential materials required for school inventory management at the disposal of in-service teachers and other school personnel.