The Project File Details
The purpose of the research work is to find out the influence of untrained teachers on the academic performance of students in some selected secondary schools in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. To achieve the above stated objectives, five research questions were raised which includes:
From the above research questions, a questionnaires was drawn, fifteen items was used for the study within the population of one hundred respondents from the three selected secondary schools in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State which are:
Background of the study
Purpose of study
Significance of the study
Limitations of the study
Definition of concepts/terms
Review of related literature
Administration of questionnaires
Description of instrument
Reliability of instrument
Validity of instrument
Method of data analysis
Result and data analysis
Summary, conclusion and recommendations
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
This study examined the factors responsible for the influence of untrained teachers on the academic performance of students in some selected secondary schools in Oredo local government area of Edo state of Nigeria. Though many people would agree that there is an observable fail in standard of education in Edo state of Nigeria.
Nobody in his wildest imagination would have believed that secondary schools in Edo state, has fallen to an abysmally low level as a Nigeria education observer study came up with a report that secondary school in Edo state has degenerated in the past 15 to 16 years. The shocking news which was retorted as one of the lead bead lines in the Guardian, one of Nigeria’s major daily newspapers, was published on the 11th of February.2006. the screaming head line reads; ‘’ federal ministry of education has scores Edo state secondary level low most on social studies’’ The guardian newspaper quoted the federal ministry of education sponsored study that secondary teachers in Edo state are poorly trained and unproductive subjects.
According to the report the poor performance of students in Edo state is particularly evident in two areas; poor mastery of the untrained teachers and lack of requisite technical skill. It was ascertained in the report that the deficiencies in both vital areas make secondary students in Edo state of the past fifteen years unfit. The study also indicated that a serious disconnection exists between untrained teachers and the parents. On the students academic performance though the study may have identified major areas of the influence of untrained teacher on the academic performance on students.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
In Nigeria as a country and Edo state in particular, teachers still living in ignorance over the fact that training teachers are more relevant in education teaching system. Although many teachers claim that their relative will assist them on gaining a teaching job in the state. It is therefore on this basic that the researcher has device possible way to enlighten the influence of untrained teachers on the academic performance of students in some selected secondary schools in Edo state.
PURPOSE OF STUDY
This research would enlighten the public on influence of untrained teachers on the academic performance of students in some selected secondary school students.
SIGNIFICANCE OF STUDY
The essence of this work is to create awareness to the general public on the influence of untrained teacher on the academic performance of students in some selected secondary level in Edo State and the way to eradicate this menace.
LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
The research was faced with difficulties during this project work due to time factor and the limitation of funds.
Observation was also made of the facts that especially private school teachers were not ready to give out information about themselves regarding the topic by so doing, some of the questionnaires administered were not properly completed.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Untrained teachers: This means the process where teachers are not properly received training in their discipline field of study.
Academic performance: This also means educational presentation.
Imagination: Means thoughts of mind of something.
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