Science Teaching: Issues of Classroom Management in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Lessons from Novel COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Gana, Baba Kubo
  • Ibrahim, Rebecca Ugbonji
Keywords: Science Teaching, Classroom, Management, Lessons, Novel, COVID-19, pandemic


This paper, Science Teaching: Issues of Classroom Management in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Lessons from the Novel COVID-19 pandemic was an attempt to address the major issue (class size) of Classroom Management in Science teaching as an effort to enhance effective teaching and improved performance during and after the ravaging novel COVID-19 in Science in Nigerian Secondary Schools. It explains classroom management issues in Nigerian Secondary Schools; it also shed light on novel COVID-19 nature and nurture as well as lessons from novel COVID-19 pandemic on Nigerian Secondary Schools. The paper then concluded that class size should be reduced in Nigerian secondary schools in order to allow social distancing to prevent COVID-19 and other contagious diseases and also for effective science teaching. And therefore, suggested that Government should invest in education sector to make it more befitting for Small class sizes in Secondary Schools for efficient classroom management and effective Science teaching and Science teachers should be advocates of Social distancing policy between and within seat rows.


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Author Biographies

Gana, Baba Kubo

Department of Biology, College of Education, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria

Ibrahim, Rebecca Ugbonji

Sokoto State Teachers Service Board, Sokoto, Nigeria.


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How to Cite
Kubo, G., & Ugbonji, I. (2020). Science Teaching: Issues of Classroom Management in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Lessons from Novel COVID-19 Pandemic. GPH-International Journal of Educational Research, 3(11), 21-28. Retrieved from