Factors Responsible for Poor Nursery and Primary Education in Nigeria

Factors Responsible for Poor Nursery and Primary Education in Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the study

In Nigeria, organized education of the child below primary school age did not receive official recognition until very recently, receive the attention it deserved. The concept of infant schools was introduced in Nigeria by the missionaries in the early 20th century when such schools were set up in the Western and Eastern regions of Nigeria. Early Childhood education in the form of nursery school or pre-primary education as we know it today in Nigeria is largely a post-colonial development. The semblances of it during the colonial era were the Kindergarten and infant classes, which consisted of groups of children considered not yet ready for primary education. As groping for instruction in schools was not age-based during that period, some children aged six or even more, could be found in some of the infant classes (Tor-Anyiin, 2008). With the phasing out of infant classes, some parents began to feel the need for nursery schools. [Read more…]

Factors Influencing The Attitude Of Students Towards The Study Of Mathematics In Nigeria

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ATTITUDE OF STUDENTS TOWARDS THE STUDY OF MATHEMATICS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

We are living in a world that is rapidly progressing scientifically and technologically. The economic well being of any developing nation depends to a significant extent on her scientific and technological process. Organized exploration of nature for the benefit of mankind in the basic aim of modern science and technology. Nigeria being a developing country now encourages the study of science and technology in schools so as to be able to meet up with the man-power needs of the nation. [Read more…]

Students Attitude Towards The Study Of Economics In Secondary Schools In Nigeria

STUDENTS ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE STUDY OF ECONOMICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION 

1.1BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek (oikonomia, “management of a household, administration”) from (oikos, “house”)  (nomos, “custom” or “law”), hence “rules of the house(hold)”. Political economy was the earlier name for the subject, but economists in the late 19th century suggested “economics” as a shorter term for “economic science” that also avoided a narrow political-interest connotation and as similar in form to “mathematics“, “ethics”, and so forth. [Read more…]

The Effect Of Socio-Economic Status On The Enrollment Of Students Into Science Classes In Secondary Schools In Nigeria

THE EFFECT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON THE ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS INTO SCIENCE CLASSES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

2.1  THEORETICAL FRAME WORK
This study is informed on the theory of concerted cultivation by lareuae, (2003). Lareau stated that lower income families have children who do not succeed to the level of the middle income children, who feel entitled, are argumentative, and better prepared for life. According to Suizo (2010) analysis of Lareau’s book, ‘Unequal childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life’, there is a clear distinction between the parenting styles of the working class families and the middle class families. [Read more…]

The Effects Of Indiscipline On Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students

THE EFFECTS OF INDISCIPLINE ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS 

ABSTRACT

The objective of this research work is to find out the effects of indiscipline on academic performance of secondary school students in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo State.Indiscipline as a feature of Secondary schools in Nigeria was no longer a news.  Despite general consensus of every body that a relatively peaceful atmosphere is needed before a minimum amount of learning could be achieved, this phenomenon has persisted in our schools. [Read more…]