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DETERMINING USERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF THE PRESENT MAINTENANCE CONDITION OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL

Izobo-Martins, O. and Ekhaese, E. N. and Adewale , B. A. DETERMINING USERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF THE PRESENT MAINTENANCE CONDITION OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL. Open Access Library Journal (OALib Journal). (In Press)

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Abstract

The challenges facing public schools are multifaceted and include the following: teachers dissatisfaction, non-commitment of educators, chronic absenteeism by educators, low morale, poor work ethics by educators, late coming of both educators and learners, overcrowding in classes, lack of technical resources and many more others. A cursory investigation of the public secondary school buildings in Ado-Odo/Ota L.G.A shows that they are in deplorable conditions of structural, aesthetical and decorative disrepair. Therefore the paper focused on examining the users’ perception of the present deplorable physical condition and neglect of the public secondary school. The study engaged the use of quantitative method of analysis, employing the use of questionnaire administered randomly and survey form distributed face-to-face to targeted despondences. The result of the findings revealed the performance and productivity of the users of a building depends largely on working and learning condition of a building. The outcomes of the research would help policy makers, facilities maintenance experts and professionals like to device a framework policy for regular maintenance of public building in other to enhance performance and increase productivity amongst users. Keywords: Users’ Perceptions, Measuring Perceptions, Maintenance, Maintenance Condition, Public Secondary School

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Dr. B.A. Adewale
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2015 14:57
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2017 10:57
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4524

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