Analysis of Male and Female Principals’ Utilization of Mandatory School Records in Secondary School Administration in Anambra State
This study analysed male and female principals’ utilization of mandatory school records in secondary school administration in Anambra State. The study was guided by one research question. A hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Population consisted 258 respondents. The entire 258 respondents were used for the study. Data were collected using a questionnaire of 13 items titled “Principals’ Utilization of School Records Questionnaire” (PUSRQ) which was validated by three experts. The reliability index of 0.96 was obtained for the questionnaire using test retest method. Data analysis was done using mean for the research questions and t-test for the hypothesis. The findings revealed among others that male and female principals to a high extent utilize mandatory school records in secondary school administration. The study also found that the difference in the mean ratings of male and female principals on their utilization of mandatory school records was not significant. Based on the findings of the study it was recommended among others that principals should make conscious effort to utilize mandatory records in school administration.