Rivers

Rivers State, also known simply as Rivers, is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. According to census data released in 2006, the state has a population of 5,185,400, making it the sixth-most populous state in the country. Its capital, Port Harcourt is the largest city and is economically significant as the centre of Nigeria's oil industry. Rivers State is bounded on the South by the Atlantic Ocean, to the North by Imo, Abia and Anambra States, to the East by Akwa Ibom State and to the West by Bayelsa and Delta states. It is home to many indigenous ethnic groups: Ikwerre, Ibani, Opobo, Eleme, Okrika, and Kalabari, Etche, Ogba, Ogoni, Engenni and others. The people from Rivers State are known as "Riverians". The inland part of the state consists of tropical rainforest; towards the coast the...
Area (km2): 11,077

Literature

Classroom Management Styles of Primary School Teachers in Rivers State: A Concern for Effective Pupils’ Control and Learning

The paper examined the classroom management styles of teachers in the primary schools in Rivers state, Nigeria, with the aim of effectively handling...

Teachers’ Perceptions and Attitudes towards Retirement in Secondary Schools: An Analytical Study

This study was designed to determine teachers’ perceptions and attitudes towards retirement in Secondary School in Rivers State, Nigeria. The study...

Factors that Influence the Supervision of Student Teachers in Teaching Practice

The study examined the factors that influence the supervision of student teachers in teaching practice. The descriptive survey design with three...

Managing the Challenges and Prospects of the New Teacher in Contemporary Nigeria

A nation that is aspiring for greatness, self-sufficiency, political and economic emancipation cannot afford running away from effective system...

Perception of Mentorship by Graduate and Non-Graduate Primary and Pre-Primary School Teachers in Rivers State, Nigeria

The study was carried out to determine the level of implementation of teacher mentorship and differences in the perception of the graduate and...

Researchers

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Dr. Nwachukwu Prince Ololube, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundations and Management, Faculty of Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He holds a Ph.D. in Education and Teacher Education with focus in...Read more

Dr. Abdulrahman-Yusuf Maigida is an educationist and a teacher who specializes in Educational History and Policy, International and Comparative Education. His research interest focuses on historical and policies appraisal in education as well as methodological/research approaches to Educational...Read more