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|What makes a good educational establishment|
Tips on searching & selecting a good educational establishment
Credibility and Recognition:
For an educational establishment, to be good, it should be credible. That is the establishment should be registered and duly approved by the government of that country. This will give the scholars and the public, an assurance of existence and survival.
The location here is meant to be the site or the area where the establishment is situated. A good educational institution should be in a very conducive environment, having a good transport network which makes movements accessible, with a good climatic condition and void of unwanted distractions.
The type or nature of academic programs being offered in a school could determine how good the establishment is. This goes along side with orientation. That is, a school that orientates its scholars on the nature of their programs, its advantages/ disadvantages and what future holds for them, given their respective academic programs is commendable.
The staff should be able to plan, organise, control, coordinate and manage the activities of the school as well as its scholars. Employing wrong educators to fill wrong positions is a well designed means towards total failure in delivering the right products.
The Infrastructural Facilities:
The infrastructural facilities of an establishment are also of great significance to contribute towards selecting a good educational establishment.
Staff and Scholars Motivation:
The staff and scholars should be well motivated. Staff motivation comes from a good salary which is timely paid, good living and working conditions, provision of didactic materials, organization of pedagogic training seminars and extracurricular activities.
Performance at public Exams:
Examinations might not be a good test of knowledge, but has been proven to be the best so far. A good performance by the scholars of an institution gives an impression of good quality education provided at that establishment. In fact this lone reason, shelters other factors, given that passing an end of course examination and obtaining a certificate is the main goal (according to many) of pursuing an educational career.
Moral and disciplinary policies:
The moral and disciplinary policies of an establishment, stated in the internal rules and regulations governing the institution is a vital element. These disciplinary measures which must be portrayed by regular scholars and graduates alike, gives a good image to that establishment. A people with good moral upbringing (they say), shall always succeed in life.
|Last Updated on Monday, 21 May 2012 10:02|