The study investigated the influence of divorce on the academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin Metropolis. It also compared students’ responses by sex, age and religions.
Data were collected from 200 selected students through influence of Divorce on students’ performance Questionnaire (IDSPQ). It also obtained students results in promotion examinations to senior secondary school in English Language. Data collected were analysed using frequency counts, percentage and t-test.
The results indicated that students schooling were negatively influenced. It further showed that significant differences were observed on the basis of sex and religions. However, no significant difference was found on the basis of age group.
In view of the findings, it was recommended that marital counselling should be established to assist couples experiencing instability and guidance and counselling should be established in schools to educate them on the need for compatibility in marriage and to help children from that family cope with school situations.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE i
APPROVAL PAGE ii
TABLE OF CONTENTS vii
LIST OF TABLES x
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
Background to the Study 1
Statement of the Problem 5
Purpose of the Study 6
General Question 7
Research Questions 7
Research Hypotheses 8
Significance of the Study 9
Delimitation and Scope of the Study 10
Definition of Terms Operational 10
CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
Concept of Divorce 12
Cause of Divorce 14
Effect of Marital Instability and Divorce 35
Solution to Marital Instability and Divorce 42
Appraisal of the Literature Reviewed 43
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD
Research Design 45
Population of the Study 45
Sample and Sampling Techniques 46
Validity of the Instrument 47
Reliability of the Instrument 48
Method of Data Collection 48
Method of Data Analysis 49
CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
Hypotheses Testing 52
Discussion of Findings 54
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND
Implication of the study 58
Limitations of the Study 61
Suggestions for further Studies 61
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Frontiers, Edu and Dupe, ZUBAIR . "Effect of Divorce on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students’ in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 03, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-divorce-on-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-metropolis