Global Educational Research Journal

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Perception of the Role of Education Stakeholders in Promoting Secondary Schools Safety in Zuru Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Nigeria

Sabo, Y. A.1, Inuwa, A.M2, Sanchi, I.D3 and Alhassan, Y. J4




Accepted 9th June, 2021.


The study analyzed the Perception of Education Stakeholders on the Role of Secondary Schools Safety in Enhancing Quality Education in Zuru Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Nigeria.School safety is what makes an individual student feel comfortable, accepted, associated, and integrate freely within the school environment, and use all aspects of the school in other to achieve perfect learning. And to achieve this, the school environment must be designed to accomplish this purpose. All educational stakeholders’ action, interest and effort are expected to create desirable school safety. Similarly, their inaction can result in schools becoming unsafe, in terms of social, academic and the environment which can easily affect learning, teaching, discipline, trust and undermine the manifest goals of the school and its activities. Research questions and objectives were used to guide the study which found the views of educational stakeholders in ensuring school safety. Three theories were highlighted as follow: the theory of safety, the sociological theory and the theory of trust upon which the researcher based his works. The study adopted a descriptive survey, the population of the study, for students is 1, 2761, teachers 631 while parents were 80 and Zonal Education Boards constituted 15 respondents. The instrument used for data collection included checklist and interview. The interview was recorded, transcribed, used according to the frame to code the data and link them to different themes. And for the checklist, alpha Cranach was used to determining the reliability index of the instrument, through personal visitation of the researcher. Data were collected and analyzed using frequency distribution count, tables and percentage. The results of the study revealed among others that, most of the educational stakeholders perceived school safety to enhance quality education and discipline among students.It is therefore recommended thatschools that are not fenced should be fenced, adequate school facilities be provided to schools and their frequent maintenance, issue of overcrowded classes should be addressed, Guidance and Counseling services be provided and first aids boxes be made available in schools.


Keywords: Perception, Education Stakeholders,Role of School Safety, Quality Education