1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The background of the study is Federal College of Education Abeokuta. Here is the brief history about the college.
On February 21, 1981, the then Governor of former Ogun State, Chief Gbenga Daniel, announced the first provost and Registrar of the Institution. On 23rd December 1982, the Anambra State House of Assembly enacted a law retroactively establishing the college. The law cited as the “Ogun State of Nigeria how No. 28 of 1982” Came into force on 21st February 1981.
The aim of the college as set out in the law establishing it include:
(i) To organize, improve and develop courses of science and training various categories of teachers.
(ii) To promote research and advancements of science and leasing.
(iii) To serve as a center for educational research especially as applied to local conditions.
(iv) To organize, improve and extend education of standard higher than secondary school level.
(v) To encourage all closes and communities without any distinction to pursue liberal course of education.
After the announcement of the establishment of the college of Education, Abeokuta by the Governor with effect from 21st February, 1981, a temporary office with skeletal staff was opened at an office around the then Abeokuta Television (ATV) Independence Layout, Enugu.
On 7th August, 1981, the then Abeokuta State commissioner for Education and the then permanent secretary to the ministry took the newly appointed provost and Registrar to the present site of the college at Abeokuta, about 64 km, the Ogun state capital. The site was formerly occupied by the federal Government owned Teacher Training College (TTC), Abeokuta.
When the Federal Government handed over the facilities of the college to the Ogun State Government, it decided to use the facilities to establish and run the college of Education Abeokuta.
On 1994, it was handed over to Federal Government again and became Federal college of Education Abeokuta under the Governance of the Executive Governor of Ogun State, Hon. Gbenga Daniel.
The ultimate goal of any establishment is effectiveness. This is achieved only when is/are proper co-ordination of activities between the various units that comprises the system. This coordination is even more important in institution of higher hearing especially at the students, admission, where the desired end is to bring in students who will at the end of the day acquire knowledge that will help the entire society.
Ineffectiveness of diminish system could diminish its ability to relieve student’s tension, frustration and worse still produce lethal consequences. Any measure therefore that can improve the needed response of any institution and its general efficiency is most welcome.
An online students admission system enables the staff in charge to get the students record foster, therefore saving process precious time in student’s management.
In an online institution’s admission’s admission system, the electronic machine quickly retrieves any available information regarding to any student and displays it within a short period of time.
Any other enquiry concerning a student’s indebtedness to the school is responded to promptly, computer could more accurately do staff duty roster.