Effectiveness of Remand Home on Educational Needs of Inmates in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria Investigating the available educational programmes and qualified teachers in remand homes and how effective were those variables on educational programmes of inma

Rasheed Adewuyi Shofiu

Abstract


Investigating the available educational programmes and qualified teachers in remand homes and how effective were those variables on educational programmes of inmates were major focused of this research in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, specifically gender and ages of inmates were used as moderating variables. This study used descriptive survey.108 inmates and 28 teachers were sampled for this study using simple random sampling technique. A researcher’ designed questionnaire was used for data collection while data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics of percentage, mean and rank order to answer the research questions while research hypotheses were tested using inferential statistics of t-test and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) at 0.05 level of significance. The result showed that remedial education, primary and secondary education, recreational education, guidance and counselling education, vocational education, private study class, health education, reintegration education, moral/religious education, among others are the educational programmes available for inmates at Remand Homes in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria; majority of the teachers in remand homes in Ilorin are qualified, there was no significant difference in the effectiveness of educational programme on the inmates at the Remand Home based on gender and age. It was concluded that remand homes are highly effective in the provision of remedial/correctional education, primary and secondary education, guidance and counselling education to inmates in Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria.


Keywords


Effectiveness, Remand home, Educational and Inmates

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11591/edulearn.v14i4.14981

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