The School Principals Health and Wellness Status for Quality Education Service Delivery in Enugu State

Felicia Kenechukwu Igwebuike

Abstract


This study examined the school principal’s health and wellness status as a determinant to quality educational service delivery in secondary schools in Enugu State, Nigeria. Survey research designed was adopted for the study. The population of the study consisted of all the principals in the six educational zones numbering 283 principals. The instrument used was a questionnaire which comprised 23 items. The study was guided by two research questions. Data collected were analysed using Mean Score and Standard deviation for the research questions and t-test statistics at 0.005 level of significance for the hypotheses. The findings of the study showed that the principal’s health and wellness status has a positive influence in his educational service delivery to secondary education. The study also revealed some promotional and preventive measures to enhance the school principal’s health and wellness status. Based in the findings, the study recommended among others that the government, the principal should work towards and implement measures that will enhance the school principal’s health and wellness status for effective and quality educational service delivery.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n12p67


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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