Effect of Teachers Qualification on the Secondary School Students Performance in Geography in External Examination in Kajola Local Government

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ABSTRACT

This research work was set out to investigate the effect of teachers’ qualification on the secondary school students’ performance in Geography in External examination Kajola local government area of Oyo State. The variable considered are qualified and unqualified teacher to measure students academic performance. Qualified Geography Teachers: These are the teachers who possesses          professional certificate [B.ED] in geography, NCE in geography B.Sc geography with PGDE also qualifies for this category. Unqualified Geography teacher: These are teachers who do not possess specific professional teaching qualification in geography or related subjects. The population of this study comprised of all geography students in all secondary schools in Kajola Local Government. The target population for the study comprised all the geography students in the selected five (5) secondary schools. The study sample was made up of one hundred (100) students randomly selected with twenty (20) students from each school. The stratified random techniques was used to select the respondents for the study. The instrument for data collection was a 25 item researcher self designed questionnaire. The data collected were analyses using frequency count for the respondents personal data while statistics of chi-square was used to analyses the research questions and research hypothesis respectively. The instrument was validated with the help of experts and my supervisor. The reliability was determined using test retest method and co-efficient valve of 0.67 was obtained. The study of the findings showed that; (a) Schools with qualified geography teachers are more likely to record better students academic performance in geography in external examination (b) Teaching and learning of geography are made easy in the schools with qualified geography teachers (c) Acquisition of knowledge and skills are better developed in schools with qualified geography teachers (d) Students level of readiness are more likely to be high and encouraging in schools with qualified geography teachers (e) Level of students participation in schools with qualified geography teachers will be higher.

Based on the results of the findings, conclusion were drawn that: Thorough screening need to be conducted before appointing teachers; Qualified teachers who are ready to work must be appointed to schools; Secondary school teachers must be academically articulate in has area of specialization as this will encourage the students to learn easily; Teachers must be effective and efficient in his/her subject delivery; Teaching and learning must cater for students individuation principles. Suggestion for further study, further researches can be carried out in other parts of the state and outside the state to ascertain not only the effect of teachers qualification on the secondary school students performance in geography in external examination in Kajola Local Government alone but also to know how available the qualified geography teachers are in the schools.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                              i

Certification                                                                                           ii

Dedication                                                                                             iii

Acknowledgement                                                                                 iv

Abstract                                                                                                 vi

Table of Contents                                                                                  vii

CHAPTER ONE

Introduction

Background to the study

Statement of the problem

Purpose of the study

Significance of the study

Research hypothesis

Scope of the study

Definition of terms

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW

Teachers attributes in the teaching and learning of geography

Teachers education for knowledge up grading

Students performances in secondary school geography

Secondary school education

Determination in teaching and learning of Geography

Summary and contribution

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Design

Population, Sample and sampling Techniques 

Instrumentation

Procedure for data collection

Data analysis Techniques

CHAPTER FOUR

RESULT AND FINDINGS

Data Analysis and presentation of Result

CHAPTER FIVE

DISCUSSION, RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION

Discussions

Conclusions

Recommendation

Suggestion for further research work

References

Appendix

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Omolara, O (2021). Effect of Teachers Qualification on the Secondary School Students Performance in Geography in External Examination in Kajola Local Government. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-teachers-qualification-on-the-secondary-school-students-performance-in-geography-in-external-examination-in-kajola-local-government

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and OGUNGBENRO Omolara "Effect of Teachers Qualification on the Secondary School Students Performance in Geography in External Examination in Kajola Local Government" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-teachers-qualification-on-the-secondary-school-students-performance-in-geography-in-external-examination-in-kajola-local-government. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and OGUNGBENRO Omolara . "Effect of Teachers Qualification on the Secondary School Students Performance in Geography in External Examination in Kajola Local Government". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021. Web. 20 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-teachers-qualification-on-the-secondary-school-students-performance-in-geography-in-external-examination-in-kajola-local-government >.

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Frontiers, Edu and Omolara, OGUNGBENRO . "Effect of Teachers Qualification on the Secondary School Students Performance in Geography in External Examination in Kajola Local Government" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 20, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-teachers-qualification-on-the-secondary-school-students-performance-in-geography-in-external-examination-in-kajola-local-government