EMT101– History of Educational Management in Nigeria (2)
The Emergence of Educational Management. The development of the organization of education in Nigeria vis-à-vis other selected countries Current trend in Nigeria’s Federal, State government concerned for Educational Management.
EMT 102– Introduction to Administrative Behaviour (2)
Development of modern administration and organizational theories and practices e.g. Maslow theory, Chris Argyris theory, pattern A & B, contingency theory with special references to educational administration.
EMT 103 – Basic Concepts in Educational Management (2)
The concept of management. Brief description of the elements of management as they apply to the school system: planning, organizing, directing, controlling, coordinating and evaluating, Concept of organization.
EMT 104- Introduction to Basic Statistics in Management (2)
Statistics – meaning, uses and coverage methods of presenting data, tables, charts, pictogrammes, etc. Measures of central tendency – mean, median, mode. Measure of dispersion – range, mean, deviation, standard deviation etc. Simple correlation. Collecting educational statistics, the school list and school records, organization of statistics in developing countries with special reference to Nigeria.
EMT 111 – Introduction to Educational Policies in Nigeria (2)
The concept of educational policy, the characteristics of policy problems and how they are different from other educational problems. Analysis of educational policies in Nigeria.
EMT 201 – Introduction to Educational Management (2)
A broad overview of the basic theories, principles, goals and techniques of management practices in education, institutional setting of educational administration and planning, planning approaches; national economic planning and educational planning.
EMT 202 – Introduction to Personnel Relationships (2)
A critical analysis of people and the organization. The need to understand human behaviour within formal and informal organizations. Communication for organizational effectiveness. Role expectations, conflict resolutions for promoting good human relationships.
EMT 203 – Management of Primary and Secondary Education (2)
Current administrative and organizational structures in the management of Nigerian primary and secondary schools. Functions of Local and State School Boards, principals and teachers. The influence of PTA’s, areas of school management for potential reforms.
EMT 204 – Programme Organisation and Time–Tabling in Nigerian Schools (2)
An examination of curricular offerings in Nigeria’s secondary schools and the role of the school administration in programme organization. The principles of time-tabling and analyses of sample time-tables from Nigerian schools.
EMT 205 – Communication Skills in Educational Management (2)
Hands-on practice on identifying skills required in effective writing for managers. Simple passage letter, reports are analysed for their effectiveness. Emphasis on lexis and structure, punctuation, use of library, phonetics and the art of public speaking and oral communication.
EMT 206 – Advanced Communication Skills in Educational Management (2)
An examination of channel of communication in a school system. Minute writing, reports, circulars, memoranda and problems of ineffective communication.
EMT 220 – Educational Policies in Nigeria (2)
Educational Policy before independence. Ashy Commission Report (1960). National Policy on Education (1977) the blue print and the white paper (1979), National educational development plans.
EMT 232 – Administration of School Laws in Nigeria (2)
Concept of law in education. Legal structure of public education. Administrative law in school organization. Private law and personnel management. International law and school system, criminal law and the school organization.
EMT 301 – Problems and Issues in Planning Nigerian Education (2)
An examination of the National Policy on Education with a view to identifying problems of planning education in Nigeria, conditions for success in educational planning, evaluation of the implementation of the NPE to date.
EMT 302 – Economics of Education (2)
Elementary concepts used in Economics of Education: Demand, Supply, National Income, Per Capita Income, Growth Rate, Human and Physical Capital, Investment and consumption in Education, Cost effectiveness – effectiveness and efficiency in education.
EMT 303 – Leadership in Formal Organisation (2)
The concept of leadership approaches/theories of leadership. The importance of leadership in an established organization. Types of leadership and styles. The problems of leadership in complex organization such as schools, hospitals, business firms, military and public bureaucracies. The role of major executives in school – Principals Vice Principals, HOD’s Counsellors, Chairman Board of Governors etc.
EMT 304 – Educational Finance (2)
National and State budgets in relation to education, government and private financing of primary, secondary, post-secondary, university and non-formal education, principles and practices in school budgeting and salary scheduling; the budget as a tool for a school management and performance in education.
EMT 305 – Application of Education Laws to School Management
Laws as the basis of educational administration. A critical analysis of educational laws of Nigeria; issues and problems in legislation for education. Recruitment, deployment and discipline and certification of students. Code of Conduct for teachers, Teacher Manual etc.
EMT 306 – Statistical Methods in Educational Management (2)
Analysis and appraisal of statistical data in education. Evaluation of techniques used in educational management. Basic principles of model building, types of models and their uses; forecasting models, flow models, and enrolment projection models.
EMT 307 – Educational Supervision in Nigeria (2)
Aims, purposes, patterns and processes of supervision. Functions and duties of a supervisor, Curriculum development, analysis of classroom activities and improvement of instruction through supervising techniques, Study of trends in supervision and accepted procedures of observation.
EMT 308 – Introduction to Administrative Theories (2)
Managerial, Human relations, Behaviourial approach; examination of points of view of Etto Mayo; Mary Parker, Follett, Chester Banard and Herbert Simon.
EMT 309 – Educational Agencies (2)
An examination of various agencies such as JCC, NCE, NERDC, UNESCO, NCCE, NBTE and NUC, NPEC, WAEC, NECO, JAMB etc.
EMT 310 – School Community Relationship (2)
The need for cooperative existence between the school and the community, identification of the school and the community, the role of the principal as liaison officer between the school and the community; local tax for school support and usage of school equipment as service to the community.
EMT 321 – Internship/Practicum in Educational Management (2)
Students are required to have attachment to school principals, principal officers in Ministry of Education, education parastatals or agencies. Assessment is by the supervising officer and also by supervising lecturer from the department of Educational Management. Written reports are expected from the supervisor. Students are also expected to submit a type written report of their experiences during the internship.
EMT 401 – Demographic Aspects of Educational Management (2)
Population dynamics – Fertility, mortality, etc; population structure and its effects on the demand for education; sources of information on population – the census and its problems, surveys, vital statistics, simple enrolment projection techniques,. Population Explosion – issues, concepts and cases, educational implications of explosion.
EMT 402 – Policy Analysis in Educational Management (2)
A critical analysis of policy documents and reports in Nigeria education. The role of interest groups in the process of policy formation and review. The bureaucrats and their impact on policy making; examination of major policies in Nigerian education.
EMT 403 – Educational Cost and Financial Analysis (2)
Basic concepts of cost; average cost, marginal cost; fixed and variable cost, current and constant prices, money expenditure and opportunity cost. Private institutions and social cost, purpose of educational spending – budgetary analysis, allocation of resources.
EMT 404 – School Business Management (2)
Review of accounting practices in schools. Accounting aids to educational management. School purchasing, supply, risk management internal control and budgeting. The principal and the bursar’s roles in school administration; contracts and contracting. The powers of the principals, School Committee, School Boards and the Ministry of Education.
EMT 405 – Personnel Management and Evaluation (2)
Job analysis and assessment, workload analysis and specification of credentials. Recruitment, selection and deployment of teachers and supportive staff. Administrator – teacher relations. Career patterns in Nigerian education today. Code of ethics; merit rating and evaluation for advancement, and promotion.
EMT 406 – National and International Perspectives in Educational Management (2)
An analysis of models of educational management in Nigeria in the context of educational management practices in such countries as the UK, USA, Canada, China and Japan.
EMT 407 – Change and Innovative Processes in Formal Organisation (2)
Deliberate and non-deliberate types of change. Administrative strategies for promoting desired changes in organizations such as schools, universities, the military, business firms and public bureaucracies. Focus on design, human relations strategies, evaluation process, long range strategic planning, political and economic dynamics. Evaluation of programmes and institutions.
EMT 408 – Educational System Analysis (2)
Parameters for determining the flow and movements of students; admission rates; repetition rate, drop-out rate and transition rate between levels, stock of teaching manpower, pupil-teacher ratio, attrition rate.
EMT 409 – Office Management and Record Keeping (2)
Office hierarchy and lines of authority, the effective management of office staff, material management – filing systems, sources of information, school records – log book, punishment book, record of work (diary), attendance register, admission register, student records, student placement services.
EMT 410 – Principalship (2)
The principal as leader in school organization. The principal as an executive head, manager and supervisor, the principal leader behaviour and school climate; current leadership problems and issue in education, administrative control strategies.
EMT 411- Emerging Problems in Nigerian Education (2)
Teachers and the teaching profession. Management practices in schools, equality of educational opportunity, education and unity, examination malpractices, drug abuse etc.