Intervention Outcomes of Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Public Primary Schools in Anambra State, Nigeria
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- May 31, 2022
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The study investigated the intervention outcomes of Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Public Primary Schools in Anambra State, Nigeria. SDG 4 came into being in 2015 and seven years after (2022) the study wants to know if inclusive and equitable quality education and promotion of lifelong bearing opportunity has been achieved. The specific objectives were to ascertain the effect of SDG 4 on achievement of free education in public primary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria; and to ascertain the effect of SDG4 on achievement of gender equality in public primary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria. The study applied a survey research design. It adopted two major sources of data viz: primary and secondary sources of data. The population of the study was 6,212 for public primary school teachers and 205 for staff of Education Board. Taro Yamane formula was used to determine the sample size of 376 for teachers and 135 for Education Board staff. T-test analysis was applied in testing the hypotheses. The findings revealed that SDG 4 affected positively free education and gender equality in public primary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria. The study concluded that SDG 4 is vigorously being pursued to ensure holistic compulsory free education and gender equality. The study recommended among others that government should develop serious policy that will encourage more gender equality and expand also on free education derivatives to include free transportation to and from school.
Keywords: Intervention Outcomes; Sustainable Development Goal 4; SDG 4; Quality Education
Okeke, Ego Kate1, Prof. Udenta Jude Okezie2 & Aduma, Aloysius Tochukwu PhD3 | Full PDF