Administrator’s Supervisory Role and Perceived Internal Peace in Public Secondary Schools in Cross River State, Nigeria


  • Abana Clement Unimke Department of Educational Management, Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH)


School administrators, supervisor, peace


This study investigated the “Administrators’ Supervisory Role and Perceived Internal Peace of Public Secondary Schools in Cross River State, Nigeria. The study adopted one purpose, one research question and one null hypothesis. The population of the study was 5,277 teachers in 246 public secondary schools in Cross River State obtained from the Ministry of Education, Calabar for the 2020/21 academic session. The Sample size of the study was 316 female teachers and 213 male teachers making a total of 529 elements selected using Taro Yamane’s method. A structured questionnaires titled Administrator’s Supervisory Role and Perceived Internal Peace of Public Secondary Schools Questionnaire (ASRPIPPSSQ)” with 10 items was used to gather data. Using four likert format rating scale. The statistical tools used in the analysis were mean and standard deviation while Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient was used to test the null hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. Finding from this study revealed that administrators’ supervisory role significantly influence internal peace of public secondary schools in the study area, which implies that, internal peace in public secondary schools is ensured by the ability of administrators to exercise good supervisory role. Supervision of students, teachers and other non-human resources is therefore germane to sustenance of internal peace in public secondary schools in Cross River State and beyond. Therefore, it was recommended, among other things, that School administrators should ensure that staff and students are adequately coordinated while school records are supervised regularly with erring staff and students reprimanded.


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How to Cite

Abana Clement Unimke. (2022). Administrator’s Supervisory Role and Perceived Internal Peace in Public Secondary Schools in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Formal Sciences: Current and Future Research Trends, 15(1), 71–84. Retrieved from