3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
This chapter dealt with the research mythology and procedure for gathering and analyzing data used for this study for the purpose of charity this chapter was discussed under the following heading.
1. Design of the study.
2. Area of the study
3. Population of the study
4. Sample and sampling techniques
5. The instrument
6. Administrative of instrument
7. Validation of instrument
8. Method of data analysis.
3.2 DESIGN OF THE STUDY
The study was a survey research designed to identify the impact of political instability on the implementation of Nigeria policy on secondary education in Izzi local government.
3.3 AREA OF THE STUDY
The research was carried out in Izzi local government a geo-political entity located in Ebonyi State. It has about fifteen (15) secondary schools. It is located at Ebonyi central zone and is one of the oldest local government created in then Anambra state.
The population of study is one landred and (150) participants. All were from Izzi which made up of (7) schools and (7) principals inclusive.
3.4 SAMPLE AND SAMPLING TECHNIQUES
The research used all the principal and teachers from the seven (7) selected secondary schools in Izzi local government area. Since the population is small. Seven (7) principal and one hundred and thirty six teachers were randomly selected.
3.5 THE INSTRUMENT FOR DATA COLLECTION
One set of questionnaire was designed for the study. Principals and the teachers formed the entire population used for the study.
The content of the questionnaire reflected the researcher objectives and research questions. All the items of the questionnaire were structured along like scale type as shown below.
i. Strongly Agree = SA
ii. Agree = A
iii. Undecided = UD
iv. Disagree = D
v. Strongly Disagree = SD
3.6 ADMINISTRATIVE OF INSTRUMENT
The questionnaire was personally administrated by the researcher in the selected schools. This ensured that all the respondents, were grinded and maxim return. A brief introductory letter was made to ensure that the respondents fill appropriate.
3.7 VALIDATION OF INSTRUMENT
Prior to administration of the questionnaire. It was examined by the project supervisors for face validity of the instrument. Besides some experts in measurement and evaluation in the institution of education did the content validation.
3.8 RELIABILITY OF THE INSTRUMENT
Data collected are presented in frequency distribution table 1-5 and discipline statistics using mean and frequencies are adopted in the analysis to determine the degree of agreement of disagreement on the subject response.
Mean value weight of
5 SA - seriously Agree
4 A - Agree
3 UN - Undecided
1 SD - Seriously Disagree
Also subject mean responses were calculated respectively; using 0.5 confidence level of the mean, the cut off point for agreed statement was any mean below 3.5