The Impact of Motivation on Teaching Effectiveness among Teachers in Lagos Metropolis Nigeria

Moruf Adebayo Abidogun, Malik Adekunle Mumuni


This paper investigated the influence of motivation on the effectiveness of teachers in specific public secondary schools in Lagos metropolis Nigeria. Research design employed was a descriptive survey, three hypotheses were formulated and tested using a self-developed questionnaire called the influence of motivation on the effectiveness of teachers in the teaching process. The research gathered information as a sample from one hundred teachers selected randomly from three public secondary schools in Mushin local area, Lagos metropolis. Chi-square statistic was employed to analyse the data, leading to the rejection of all three hypotheses. The study recommends improving teachers' terms and conditions of service, and the Lagos State government should devise incentive packages to enhance motivation among teachers in public secondary schools.


Extrinsic Motivation; Intrinsic Motivation; Motivation; Teacher Effectiveness; Teaching.

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