This study investigated the Influence of human resource development on job performance of teachers in secondary schools in Makurdi local government area of Benue State, Nigeria. Three objectives were formulated among which are to: examine the impact of in service training on the performance of teachers in secondary schools and ascertain the impact of induction on the performance of teachers in secondary schools. Three research questions and three hypotheses were also formulated in line with the objectives of the study. The research design used for this study is descriptive survey design. The population of the study comprises 40 teachers. Stratified sampling technique was used to determine the sample size in case of principals, teachers and zonal educational supervisors, the sample used for the study are 6 principals, 34 teachers making the total of 40 respondents. A self-developed questionnaire was used to collect relevant data. The instrument was validated by the researcher‟s supervisors and other experts in the department of Educational Foundations and Curriculum. The instrument was pilot tested and a reliability index of 0.919 was obtained. The three hypotheses formulated for the study were tested using Chi- Square Test ). Three null hypotheses were accepted (retained). The results showed that in-service training, induction, and workshops have improved the performance of teachers in public secondary schools in Makurdi local government area of Benue State.In view of the findings of the study, recommendations were made among which were that government and school administrators should encourage teachers in secondary schools in Makurdi metropolis to go for in-service training in order to enhance high performance in the classroom. Also, Policy on the conduct of inductions and workshops should be strengthened to enable teachers benefit further from such training because of its effectiveness on the performance of teachers in secondary schools in Makurdi local government area of Benue State.
1.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW
3.0 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
4.0 DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
5.0 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Influence of Human Resource Development on Teachers Job Performance in Secondary Schools in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State