Factors That Contribute To Poor Academic Performance Of Pupils In Primary Schools

A Survey Of Factors That Contribute To Poor Academic Performance Of Pupils In Primary Schools In  Enugu South Local Government Area Of Enugu State

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study

The content of Nigerian education must reflect the past, present and future of the dynamic Nigerian society in terms of the role the individual is expected to play in the present modernization process. That is primary education system and method should be more suitable for use at this present time. Continue reading Factors That Contribute To Poor Academic Performance Of Pupils In Primary Schools

The Influence Of Home Environment On Academic Performance Of Secondary Students

The Influence Of Home Environment On Academic Performance Of Secondary Students In Enugu North Local Government Area Of Enugu State

Abstract

This research works “the influence of Home Environment on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State” is designed to find out the impact of home environment on academic performance of secondary school students in Enugu North Local Continue reading The Influence Of Home Environment On Academic Performance Of Secondary Students

The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University

The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University of Abuja

                                                    CHAPTER ONE

                                                INTRODUCTION

  • Background to the Study

Education is a process through which individual acquires skills, competencies, and attitude. It is the right of every child to be educated, be it traditional or western. Thus, education has been regarded as culture to man, people and the nation of the world at large. This explains why man has to educate himself and his offspring in the society. Poverty is one of the factors militating against man Continue reading The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University

Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students

The Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students in University of  Abuja    

                                                       CHAPTER ONE

                                                        INTRODUCTION

  • Background to the Study

Education is a process through which individual acquires skills, competencies, and attitude. It is the right of every child to be educated, be it traditional or western. Thus, education has been regarded as culture to man, people and the nation of the world at large. This explains why man has to educate himself and Continue reading Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Students

Vee-mapping instructional strategy on students’ academic achievements in biology

The Effects of Vee-Mapping instructional Strategy On Students’ Attitude and Academic Achievements in Biology in Senior Secondary Schools

Background to the Study

Science Education is the bedrock of any nation’s development. The more scientifically literate populace a nation has, the stronger the nation will be. According to Abbas (2010), any nation with priority in science and technology education will, among other things, improve its economic growth substantially; hence reduce the impact of the menace due to global economic crisis. Science and technology provide the best brains, first class professionals and exemplary technocrats to transform Nigeria into a great country. Continue reading Vee-mapping instructional strategy on students’ academic achievements in biology

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ READING HABITS

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ READING HABITS FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

Abstract

This work is titled “A Study of Gwagwalada Area Council Senior Secondary Schools’ Reading Habits for Academic Achievements.” it was carried out in order to proffer probable solution to the various reading habits formed by students of senior secondary schools which hinder their academic achievements and which also cause mass failure in their external examinations like WASSCE/ NECO. The study is set out among other things to look into the numerous ways to improve students’ reading habit for academic per excellence both in and out of the Senior Secondary Education. This was done by looking into the various concepts of teaching reading and ways by which the problems faced by Senior Secondary Schools students could be eradicated for this purpose, sets of vocabulary method, language development method and test were used to elicit the information needed. The responses gathered from the test were analyzed using simple percentages and mean scores. The statistical tools were simple mean, percentage and t-test. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics, that is, variables, frequency and percentages. The findings suggest that the scope could be widened in future to cover a large number of places within the geopolitical zone of the FCT. Shared reading might be the key that is needed to unlock the reading process of senior secondary school students who are showing signs of reading failure. Researcher also suggested that the senior secondary schools teachers and even tertiary institution should be trained through various workshops in the use of shared reading in their classrooms. In view of the findings of this study, some recommendations were made, which are; the policy makers should give more attention to reading in the school curriculum, improve language Arts methods curriculum, and hence improve the teaching of reading generally. Parents should share stories with their wards at home to scaffold their reading development before they enroll in school. Readers’ club should be encouraged and there should also be a committee to monitor and supervise reading and reading related activities in our schools.
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Role of reward and punishment on academic performance of primary school pupil

The role of Reward and Punishment on Academic Performance of Primary School pupil’s in Makurdi Local Government, Benue State.

     ABSTRACT

This research is centred on the reward and punishment on the academic performance of primary school pupils in Makurdi Benue State. The main problem of this research is financial constraint. The research would have cover all Local Government Areas in Benue State but because of inadequate capital, the research is restricted to Makurdi Benue State. Descriptive research design method was used in carrying out the research. In sampling the area simple random sampling was applied where each school sampled have equal chance of been selected. The instrument used for the study is questionnaire and interview in collecting accurate statistical data. It discovered during the research that pupils compete in class activities because reward, the investigation revealed that the teachers applied punishment wrongly especially corporal punishment, reward and punishment also help in checking learners bad behavior. Punishment was also used to suppress unwanted behavior. Recommendation include eradication of corporal punishment, curriculum designer should consider reward and punishment when designing curriculum for the pupils, teachers should have sound idea of reward and punishment few to mention Continue reading Role of reward and punishment on academic performance of primary school pupil

The influence of broken homes;on academic achievement of students

The Influence Of  Broken Homes;On Academic Achievement Of Students In Bwari Area Council.

When a child is born, the family is the first primary group which it comes into contact with. The transmission of social values of right and wrong, moral and religious are transmuted by the immediate family; it therefore follows that by the time a child attains five to seven years of age he must have learnt what his rights are, its obligations and roles in the society. Continue reading The influence of broken homes;on academic achievement of students