A Comparative Analysis Of The Performance Of Male And Female Secondary School Students: A Case Study Of Government Day Secondary School, Arkilla, Sokoto State

ABSTRACT

This study compared the performance of male and female secondary school students in Sokoto State using Government Day Secondary School, Arkilla, Sokoto as a case study. The research centered on finding out the level of performance of secondary school students in Sokoto State and the factors that militate against good performance of secondary school students; as factors such as poverty, inadequate and obsolete infrastructural facilities, indiscipline, and inappropriate curriculum were considered. Three research questions were formulated based on the above. Two questionnaires( for students and teachers) were constructed and administered first to students and teachers of Government Day Secondary School, Runjin Sambo, Sokoto as a pilot study . Afterwards, the same questionnaires were administered to 196 students and 20 teachers of Government Day Secondary School, Arkilla, Sokoto. The data obtained were analysed using frequency and percentage statistical tools. The findings revealed that females have better performance than males at the secondary level. It also showed that the performance of secondary school students in Sokoto State is on the average. In addition, the findings revealed that the factors earlier mentioned militate against good performance of secondary school students. There were discussions on the educational implications and some recommendations were proffered.

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APA

Nwakaego, O (2021). A Comparative Analysis Of The Performance Of Male And Female Secondary School Students: A Case Study Of Government Day Secondary School, Arkilla, Sokoto State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-analysis-of-the-performance-of-male-and-female-secondary-school-students-a-case-study-of-government-day-secondary-school-arkilla-sokoto-state

MLA 8th

Nwakaego, Okorie "A Comparative Analysis Of The Performance Of Male And Female Secondary School Students: A Case Study Of Government Day Secondary School, Arkilla, Sokoto State" Afribary. Afribary, 27 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-analysis-of-the-performance-of-male-and-female-secondary-school-students-a-case-study-of-government-day-secondary-school-arkilla-sokoto-state. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Nwakaego, Okorie . "A Comparative Analysis Of The Performance Of Male And Female Secondary School Students: A Case Study Of Government Day Secondary School, Arkilla, Sokoto State". Afribary, Afribary, 27 Apr. 2021. Web. 20 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-analysis-of-the-performance-of-male-and-female-secondary-school-students-a-case-study-of-government-day-secondary-school-arkilla-sokoto-state >.

Chicago

Nwakaego, Okorie . "A Comparative Analysis Of The Performance Of Male And Female Secondary School Students: A Case Study Of Government Day Secondary School, Arkilla, Sokoto State" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-analysis-of-the-performance-of-male-and-female-secondary-school-students-a-case-study-of-government-day-secondary-school-arkilla-sokoto-state