Category: PRIMARY EDUCATION STUDIES

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF DEPRESSION ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study The issue of academic performance among secondary school students has been a matter of great concern to educators, parents and government. Even though measures have been taken to improve the situation, a large proportion of secondary school students perform poorly. Secondary school students in recent times tend […]

EFFECTS OF BROKEN HOME ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS EMOTIONAL ADJUSTMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Emotional adjustment can be described as the behavioural process by which human being maintains equilibrium among their various need or between their need and the obstacle of environments. Mallinckrodt (1994). A sequence of adjustment begins when a need is felt and ends when it is satisfied. Hungry […]

ATTITUDE OF PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS TOWARDS PERSONAL HYGIENE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Hygiene refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases (World Health Organization, 2014). According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016) hygiene is an act that can lead to good health and cleanliness such as frequent hand-washing, regular […]

EFFECT OF POOR ATTENDANCE ON PUPILS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Attendance to school is very important during educational activities or academic studies. The issue of school attendance of primary school in rural areas has been a problem affecting the performance of student. School and home factors affects students’ attendance, the social status and educational level of parents […]

EFFECT OF REINFORCEMENT ON BEHAVIOURAL DISORDERED PUPILS

CHAPTER ONE Background to the Study In Nigeria, students‘ aggression on school campuses is on the increase and has caught the attention of and raised much concern from the Ministry of Education, school authorities, the media, civic society and the public in general (Amedahe and Owusu-Banahene, 2007). Many teachers, parents, and educational authorities in Ghana […]

Children‘s Participation rights in the universal basic education

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Education is vital to the all-round development of the child. It enables a child to develop skills and knowledge, which will improve his/her livelihood and earning potential during later stages of his/her life. Education also contributes significantly to improved health. Education of parents particularly the mother, has a […]

SURVEY OF FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR EXAMINATION PRACTICES IN PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL EDUCATION.

CHAPTER ONE                     INTRODUCTION Background to the study Examination has been generally accepted as the best means of assessment. It is a formal test of knowledge or ability. Infact, in a school setting, examination is a means of evaluating the quantity of knowledge a student has acquired within a specific period of time. Adekunle (2003) […]

UTILIZATION OF PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION AND EQUIPMENT IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background to the study Provision and utilization of physical education, facilities and equipment in secondary school such as ball games, sports courts, weight and exercise rooms, foot ball pitches, arenas, climbing walls and gymnasia include not only the effective scheduling, operation and maintenance of such facilities, supplies and equipment but also at […]

FACTORS MILITATING AGAINST FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN PART-TIME NCE PROGRAMMES

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background to the Study The advantages of education to human and national development have been well documented in the literature (Adeniran, 2009; Salman, Olawoye & Yahaya, 2011). For instance, education has generally been identified as a major factor in development (Mansaray, 1991; UNDP, 2002; UNESCO, 2003; Salman, Olawoye & Yahaya, 2011). […]

THE EFFECTS OF PARENTS – TEACHERS ASSOCIATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRIMARY SCHOOL

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study             Primary school education is widely accepted as the first level of education system where formal education begins. It is seen as very important because it ensures that children acquire basic literacy skills and that they are taught to think critically. It is available to all citizens in […]

SOCIO – ECONOMIC IMPLICATION OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Marriage according to Oxford Learner’s Dictionary is a legal relationship between a man and a woman.  A successful marriage that bring about children is what many people are praying to have in society today. However, the issue of divorce is now a worldwide phenomenon and it always have […]

THE EFFECT OF BROKEN HOMES ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS

CHAPTER ONE 1.0                                            INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The family is the child’s first place of contact with the world. The child as a result, acquires initial education and socialization from parents and other significant persons in the family. Agulana (2000) pointed out that the family lays the psychological, moral, and spiritual foundation in the overall development […]

ATTITUDES OF STUDENTS AND TEACHERS TOWARDS MOBILE LEARNING IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Educational Policy implementation in Nigeria suffers an endemic crisis in its teaching and teacher development systems. This crisis manifests as a shortage in the number of qualified teachers and a dearth of motivated teachers who can deliver quality teaching and learning within a twenty-first-century educational context. It […]

FACTORS AFFECTING ENROLLMENT OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Chapter one presents introduction to the problem. The chapter is divided into nine sections, namely background to the problem, statement of the problem, Objectives of the study, research questions, significance of the study, delimitation of the study, limitation of the study, conceptual framework and the definition of key terms. Background to […]

ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF FOOD VENDORS TOWARDS FOOD SAFETY AND HYGIENE IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The term “school food” refers to a wide variety of ready to eat foods and beverages sold and sometimes prepared in schools. School food may be taken in the place where it is purchased or can be taken away and eaten elsewhere (WHO, 1996). TheStreet Food Vendors […]