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Universal Basic Education (UBE) and Effective Science Teaching Strategies in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Habiba, B. Y and Jibrin, A. G.

Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society

The study focuses on the Universal Basic Education (UBE) and Effective Science Teaching Strategies in Kaduna, State. A survey was conducted using 25 Junior Secondary Schools in Zaria metropolis where 10 schools with 53 teachers were randomly selected and used for the study. The instrument for data collection was a questionnaire on the Strategies employ by Junior Secondary School Teachers (UBE) teachers in Zaria Metropolis. The instrument was validated and pilot tested with the reliability coefficient of r = 0.70. The instrument was administered by the researcher. Data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics. The results indicate that 50% of the Junior Secondary School Teachers Start with questions about nature of whatever subjects they were teaching. 25% only provide historical perspective and 70% of the teachers supported the used of ICT in teaching. Based on the results it was recommended that Government and NGO's should encourage teachers to attend conferences and workshop and provide ICT facilities for effective lesson delivery.