IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 10, October 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Philip S Kongoley-MIH, Umar M Lahai –MSLIE
This study critically examined the factors affecting the performance of Polytechnic Institutions in Sierra Leone; the study takes in to considerations both internal and external factors hindering the performance of Polytechnic Institutions. There were 200 respondents drawn from four Polytechnic Institutions including males and females. Meanwhile, the study was preceded by a pilot study and specifically focusing on performance of Polytechnic Institutions. Questionnaire informed by instruments used in earlier studies Klass (2007) and Samuel (2008) were adapted and modified to suit the pilot study. A questionnaire constitutes questions on performance of Polytechnic Institutions and its effects on the educational standards in Sierra Leone. Results indicate that polytechnics are essentially paramount and contribute significantly to the sustenance of Sierra Leone’s economy. The study found out that polytechnic Institutions performance is hindered by both internal and external factors.