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International Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review
ISSN 2360-7076
Vol.2 (4), pp. 47-51 May, 2015
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Article ID:/15/EPRR/016/05 pages
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Original Research Article

Organizational climate types prevailing in public and private secondary schools in Delta North Senatorial Zone of Delta State Nigeria

1*Olibie Eyiuche Ifeoma, 2Uzoechina Gladys O.and 3Eziuzor Gloria Olamma

1Department of Educational Foundations Faculty of Education Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
2Faculty of Education Anambra State University, Uli, Nigeria.
3Bishop’s Court, Nnewi. Anambra State Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author Email: eolibie(at)


date Received:     date Accepted: May 22, 2015     date Published:


The study was aimed at determining the prevailing organizational climate types in public and private owned secondary schools in Delta North Senatorial zone of Delta State of Nigeria. Two research questions were stated. The study was a descriptive survey involving a sample of 768 respondents (48 principals and 720 teachers) selected through a simple random sampling technique. Data were collected through a 42-item researcher-developed questionnaire, structured on a four-point Mean scores of the obtained aggregate were used to answer the research questions. The findings indicated that autonomous, controlled, open and paternal school organizational climates were prevalent in public and private secondary schools in Delta North senatorial zone of Delta state. The major implication of the findings of this study is based on the fact that more than one and up to four school organizational climates prevail in secondary schools in Delta North Senatorial zone. The conclusion is that the principals are aware and have been ensuring balanced organizational climate as evident in the prevailing number of organizational climate types in the private and public schools.

Key words: Principals, teachers, organizational climate, secondary schools.

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