Levong S. Duktur, Lohnan Barko


The spate of poor performance of students that rocked the Nigerian education sector in recent times has sharply drawn attention to the need for educators, administrators, government as well as proprietors and other stakeholders in the industry to redefine and redirect their focus in the teaching and examination of Business studies at all levels of education. Teaching and examination is the bedrock of education. Hence, there is the need to attend every quality and assurance in the teaching and examination of Business studies at all levels of education. This study discusses teachers' beliefs in the teaching and examination of Business studies in Plateau State. Two research questions were raised to guide the study. The population consisted of 360 teachers of business studies in
Southern Zone of plateau State. Two hundred (200) teachers were randomly selected using simple random sampling from both public and private schools to respond to the questionnaire items. A mean score was adopted in data analysis. Result of findings indicated that there were qualified Business studies teachers that can teach effectively and students were also serious with their learning of Business studies despite the variables that were hindering the successful teaching and learning process. Recommendations were made by the researchers to improve the quality of teaching and learning of Business studies in Junior Secondary Schools.

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