Equality Of Educational Opportunities In Access To University Education: A Case Of Policy Implementation In Sokoto State, Nigeria

Jibirin Salihu, Muftahu (2016) Equality Of Educational Opportunities In Access To University Education: A Case Of Policy Implementation In Sokoto State, Nigeria. PhD thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    Tujuan utama kajian ini adalah untuk mengkaji pelaksanaan dasar ke arah kesamaan peluang pendidikan yang memberi tumpuan kepada konteks pendidikan tinggi di Sokoto State, Nigeria, dengan perhatian khusus kepada isu capaian kepada pendidikan universiti. Selaras dengan matlamat utama ini, kajian ini melihat beberapa isu yang berkaitan dengan pelaksanaan dasar ke arah capaian kepada pendidikan universiti. Ini termasuk pandangan para pembuat dan pelaksana dasar terhadap dasar kemasukan universiti yang sedia ada, keadaan amalan pelaksanaan dasar dalam menangani isu ini, pandangan tentang amalan polisi lain, cadangan untuk perubahan atau penambahbaikan kepada dasar sedia ada dan pelaksanaan dasar berkaitan capaian kepada pendidikan universiti. Kajian ini menggunakan pendekatan kualitatif untuk mendapatkan pemahaman yang mendalam tentang isu yang dikaji dengan menggunakan temubual separa berstruktur dan analisis dokumen dasar sebagai cara untuk mendapatkan data dan maklumat yang berkaitan kajian ini. Para peserta kajian telah dipilih secara bertujuan terdiri daripada beberapa individu dari organisasi yang bertanggungjawab dalam proses pembangunan dan pelaksanaan dasar-dasar dalam sistem pendidikan tinggi Nigeria. The overarching aim of the study is to investigate the policy implementation towards the equality of educational opportunity which focuses on the context of higher education in Sokoto State, Nigeria, with specific attention to the issue of access to university education. In line with this principal aim, this study looks into several issues in relation to policy implementation towards access to university. These include the policymakers and policy implementers’ views on the existing university admission policy, the state of practice of the policy implementation in addressing the issue, the views on other policy practice and the recommendations for changes or improvement on the existing policy as well as its implementation on access to university education. The study adopted qualitative approach to gain insightful understanding on the issue of the study employing a semi-structure interview and policy documents as the means for obtaining the data and other relevant information for the study. The participants of the study were purposively chosen which comprise of a number of individuals from related organisation which responsible for the policies development and implementation of Nigerian higher education system.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General) > L7-991 Education (General)
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Pendidikan (School of Educational Studies) > Thesis
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2017 15:31
    Last Modified: 13 Mar 2017 11:51
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/32221

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