FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DECLINING STANDARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION IN MARU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA ZAMFARA STATE

ABSTRACT
The research study investigated and identified the factors responsible for the declining standard of Secondary Education in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state. A self developed questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection. It was discovered that in adequate number of qualified teachers and professional teachers is responsible for the declining standard of education. Other factors are: Lack of proper guidance to the students by the concerned authority on the procedure of writing examination, in adequate of recommended text books, lack of school laboratories, and lack of school library. It was suggested that government should provide adequate well-trained and professional teachers, allow teachers to go for in-service training for the development of their skills, encouragement of teachers for the participating in WAEC and NECO marking panels, enough instructional materials should be provided, they would enhance good performance and bring about declined standard.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page
Table of Content
List of Tables
Abstract

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1       Back ground of the study
1.2       Statement of the problem
1.3       Research Questions
1.4       Objectives of the study
1.5       Significance of the study
1.6       Scope and delimitation
1.7       Operational definition of the term

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
2.1       Introduction
2.2       The concept of declining standard
2.3       Determinants and reason for falling standard of Education
2.4       Resolving the problem of falling standard
2.5       Effect of teaching qualification
2.6       Effect of instructional materials
2.7       Summary and Uniqueness of the study

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1       Introduction
3.2       Design of the study
3.3       Population of the study
3.4       Sample and Sampling techniques
3.5       Research instrument
3.6       Validity of the instrument
3.7       Reliability of the instrument
3.8       Method of data collection
3.9       Method of data analysis

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION        
4.1 Introduction
4.2       Research question One
4.3       Research question Two
4.4       Research question Three
4.5       Research question Four
4.6       Research question Five
4.7       Summary of the findings
4.8       Discussion of findings

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
5.1 Introduction
5.2       Summary of the work
5.3       Conclusion
5.4       Recommendations
5.5       Suggestions for further research
References
Appendices

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1         Background to the study
There has been a growing interest in recent years over the performance of students in Nigerian schools and this has generated a lot of concern about standard of education in the heart of many people.

Ukeje (1976) defined education as a process a product and discipline. He maintained that, as a process education is responsible for both the transmission and transformation of the cultural heritage of a people; as a product, it can result in constructive and destructive tendencies and as a discipline, it is concerned with what to teach, how to teach, and the purpose of teaching. Education is a continuous process of learning which begins at birth and continues till death.

A comparative study of the educational development of yester – years and that of contemporary time would portray that there is a great disparity as regard the performance of student at the secondary school level in the past and present. The market is difference in the poor quality and student academic performance in the present day secondary schools in general perfective is seen in education field as the declining in standard of education.

The declining in standard and quality has manifested self in the student poor academic performance in the West African school certificate examination in general and English and mathematics in particular. Secondary education is the faster of primary education, therefore primary education is taken to be the rudiment of education from all indication, it appears that the rudiment of education is shaky and most pupils who move from the primary schools to the secondary schools are ill-equipped and less competent. In our generation today, many pupils who fall their common entrance examination would conveniently have assess into secondary school education without necessarily having the requirements for admission....

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