Joyce Uche Egwu


The study examined the impact of effective educational management on the 21st century education pedagogy in Imo state public secondary schools. Two research questions guided the study. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select 120 respondents out of the population of 530 public secondary school Principals in Imo state.  A 14-item researcher-developed instrument duly validated by experts was used for data collection. Mean rating was used to analyze the data collected. The findings of the study revealed among others that effective educational management had significant impact on the 21st century education pedagogy in public secondary schools in Imo state. Based on the findings, the study concluded that there is a need to have effective educational management in schools as it is a gateway to achieving quality education. The study therefore recommended that educational management in different schools should prepare their curriculum, monitor it and supervise teachers to ensure that they teach students in compliance with the 21st century education pedagogy. Also, different useful and implementable strategies such as, teachers being made to follow school curriculum, school policies being made to be strictly adhered to, modern technology being used in teaching and learning, and school funding being made a priority, should be adopted by education managers for effective administration of schools.


Education, Educational Management, 21st century, Education Pedagogy

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