FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AMONG JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN OREDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE
TABLE OF CONTENT
Background to the study
Statement of problem
Purpose of the study
Significance of the study
Definition of terms
Population of the study
Method of data collection
Method of data analysis
Analysis and interpretation of data
Discussion of findings
Summary, recommendation and conclusion
Suggestion for further studies
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Oredo Local Government Area is one of the areas that make up Edo State of Nigeria. The investigation is concerned with the primary schools and junior secondary schools. At this level of education all students offer. The study of has a tremendous role to play in the development of a country. It is concerned with the development of a country. It is concerned with the development of a responsibility for the socializing and humanizing of the child. The focus of this objective is the inculcation of these desirable norms, values, attitudes and behaviour in the growing child to make him fit into the society.
In the light of the above, the objectives of in primary schools and junior secondary schools cannot be overemphasized. According to the national policy on education, in Nigerian primary schools and junior secondary schools should aim at;
- Developing the right citizenship as a basis for effective participation in contribution to the life of the society.
- Developing in the child the ability to adopt to his changing environment
- Inculcating character and moral training and the development of sound mind
- Beside, the primary school child should develop appreciation of the dignity of man and liberty
- Developing sense of sympathy and compassion for the less fortunate members of the society
- Develop sense of respect and tolerance of the opinions of others even in disagreement, and
- Develop willingness to accept necessary changes
In purchase of these objectives, the study of, create in the individual the awareness to restructure their goals and objectives in line with the acceptable norms and rule of the society. This will lead to the attainment of a just and egalitarian society, a united, strong and self-reliant nation. Today, the national policy on education in Nigeria clearly spelt our status of, particularly in the primary and junior secondary schools. It is to be offered by;
Federal republic of Nigeria: National Policy on Education, Nigerian education research council press, 1981-the pupils as a core subject, implying that, they cannot afford to dispense with it. What needs to make one thoughtful here is that inspite of the present emphasis on science and technology in Nigeria, the national policy on education has given a place of eminence in the scheme of things.
The investigator, aware of this tremendous importance of the study of to the individual and the entire community decided to embark on a study of the problems associated with the teaching of , taking primary school in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State as a case study.