Availability and Utilisation of E-Supervision of Instruction Facilities in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Omotayo Adewale AwodijiORCID iD , Musa Adekunle Ayanwale ORCID iD & Michael Mayowa Oyedoyin ORCID iD

Issue: Vol.3  No.11 October 2022 Post COVID-19 Special Issue  Article 11 pp.140-157
DOI: https://doi.org/10.38159/ehass.2022sp31112 |   Published online 31st October 2022.
© 2022 The Author(s). This is an open access article under the CCBY license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


As a result of rapid globalisation, there have been some fundamental changes in education due to the rapid changes in knowledge, concepts, technology, and philosophy. COVID-19 has had devastating effects on the education sector. In Nigerian schools, supervisors, teachers, and students have always been required to interact face-to-face before this pandemic. This has led to using electronic facilities to carry out the instruction. Since supervision of instruction plays a vital role in the effective learning outcome. The study, therefore, seeks to investigate the availability and utilisation of electronic supervision of the instruction facilities after the COVID-19 era. A survey design was used to describe the state of e-supervision of instruction using a random sampling technique to select 226 participants from private secondary schools in Education District III, Lagos State. Descriptive and inferential statistics were adopted to establish the availability and utilisation of e-supervision instructions in the post-COVID-19 era. Most of the samples studied (principals, vice-principals, and teachers) demonstrated high levels of access to various tools (both synchronous and asynchronous) used for e-supervision. Effective supervision of teaching and learning will certainly occur in schools with the availability of these tools since COVID-19 has taught teachers how to continue their professions without being hindered by the surge in technology.

Keywords: Asynchronous, E-supervision facilities, Instruction, Post-COVID-19, Synchronous

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Dr. Omotayo Adewale Awodiji is currently a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds a PhD in Education Management. His research focuses on Professional Development, Teacher Education, Leading School For 4IR, Leadership, Educational Management, ICT in Education, and Research Methods.

Dr. Musa Adekunle Ayanwale is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds a PhD in Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation. His research focuses on Application of test theories; development and validation of measurement instruments; research/assessment/evaluation capacity building; Psychometrics; Generalisability Theory-based Reliability Analysis, programme development, monitoring, and evaluation; Q-Methodology; structural modelling and computerized adaptive testing research, respectively.

Michael Mayowa Oyedoyin is an Independent Researcher at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).  His research focuses on Interdisciplinary Issues in Education, Educational Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Teen and Adolescent Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution through the lens of Education.

Awodiji,O.A., Ayanwale, M.A & Oyedoyin, M.M. “Availability and Utilisation of E-Supervision of Instruction Facilities in the Post-COVID-19 Era,” E-Journal of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences 3, no.11 (2022):140-157.  https://doi.org/10.38159/ehass.2022sp31112

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