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International Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review
Vol.2 (1), 8-16 January, 2015
ISSN 2360-7076
Article ID:/15/EPRR/09 pages
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Original Research Article

Organizational climate and physical resource utilization in vocational and technical education in colleges of education in South West Nigeria

C. A. Akinfolarin

Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko,Ondo State,Nigeria.

Author’s Email: Ajoro123(at)

date Received:     date Accepted: January 19, 2015     date Published:


This study examined organizational climate and physical resource utilization in colleges of education in South West Nigeria. The study made use of descriptive and inferential statistics. Observable problems were based on inadequate and non availability of physical resources which are likely to result into unfavorable climate in the schools of Vocational and Technical Education in the South West Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Data collected were converted to frequency counts and percentages and result presented in tabular form. The result shows that most of the required resources in South West Colleges of Education were available in Vocational and Technical Education except in the Departments of Business Studies where some of the required resources were not available. The study also shows that resources available in Agricultural Science Department and Technical Education were not fully utilized. Based on these findings, suggestion to make adequate provision for required resources and at the same time put them into full utilization in all Departments in Vocational and Technical Colleges of Education in South West were made.

Key words: Organizational climate, physical resources, resource utilization, vocational and technical education.