Tag: academic achievement

THE EFFECTS OF POOR TEACHER-STUDENT RELATIONSHIP ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF BIOLOGY STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

Chapter One: Introduction Nigeria’s vision 20:2020 indicates that science and in particular biological knowledge holds the key to attainment of national goals, which include food and security, eradication of child mortality, and reduction of the spread of HIV/AIDS among others. However, the dwindling poor academic performance of students in Biology makes the realization of such […]

INFLUENCE OF METACOGNITION, SELF-EFFICACY AND LEARNING STRATEGIES ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF BIOLOGY STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction This study investigates the ariables of metacognition, self-efficacy and learning strategies as they affect the academic achievement of secondary school students in Biology (Adewole, 2001). . The research derives its motivation from the behavioural theories which posit that every young child develop a sense of self from their perceptions of […]

NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY AND PERFORMANCE OF CHILDREN IN SCHOOL

  RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction Nutrition is an important factor affecting growth, health and all round development of individuals, mostly children. According to UNICEF in 2005 (WBI, GAIN, IMD, 2006), malnutrition caused approximately 50% of child death worldwide, making the UN’s Millennium development goal to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2015 particularly ambitious […]

IMPACT OF SCHOOL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ON LEARNING OUTCOME OF STUDENTS IN KADUNA METROPOLIS

1.1       Background to the Study The sustainability of schools relies in part on the availability and utilization of funds available to support recurrent costs for systems upkeep at the school level. Studies (Bada and Oguguo, 2011) shows that heads of schools report shortages of funds which impact on the daily running of school programmes. Almost […]