IMPACT OF TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND’S INTERVENTIONS ON STAFF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OF INSTITUTIONS IN NORTH-WEST, NIGERIA
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Keywords

TETFund’s interventions
Staff training
Staff development

Abstract

This study examined the Tertiary Education Trust Fund’s interventions on Staff Training and Development of Institutions in North-West, Nigeria. The study has 2 research questions and 2 null hypotheses were formulated. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The population of the lecturers was 1241 of which 423 was sampled out of the population using research advisors table. A self-developed structured questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents and validated by expect in the area of educational Administration and Planning, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The data collected were presented in table and were analyzed using frequency and simple percentage. Percentage was to analysed research questions. The major findings of the study were; TETFund Intervention on Staff Training and Development has led to acquisition of higher degrees by many staff of the Tertiary institutions in the North-West, that TETFund support on conferences attendance enabled staff to learn and update their skills, that TETFund TP intervention had increased students understanding of teaching methods, among others. It was recommended that Federal Government through the TETFund should increase the annual normal allocation particularly on Academic/ content-based interventions like Staff Training and Conference attendance in our Tertiary Institutions in order to train significant number of staff for maximum productivity.

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