Influence of Broken Homes on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area In Kwara State

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ABSTRACT

         This study is focused on the influence of broken homes on the performance of students in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. A total of 200 respondents were used form ten secondary school in the local government. A questionnaire developed by the researcher was used to gather data in the study. The simple percentage techniques was used to analyse the data  collected and the reliability co-efficient is 70%. From the study it is revealed that broken homes affect students performance in different ways and achievement in life. It was recommended that parents should desist from what can jeopardize their children’s future. It is also recommended that seminars be organized to advice both parents and the society on negative influence of a broken home.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                      i

Certification                                                                  ii

Dedication                                                                    iii

Acknowledgement                                                        iv

Abstract                                                                        v

Table of Contents                                                         vi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1      Background to the Study                                    1

1.2      Statement of the Problem                                    4

1.3      Purpose of the Study                                           6

1.4      Research Question                                              6

1.5      Significance of the Study                                    8

1.6      Scope of the Study                                              9

1.7      Limitation of the Study                                       10

1.8      Definition of Terms                                              10

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.1      Introduction                                                         11

2.2      Meaning of a Family                                            12

2.3      Type of Family                                                     14

2.4      Making of Divorce and Broken Home                 15

2.5      Causes of Broken Homes                                    17

2.6   Influence of Broken Home on the Ex-Spouses   20

2.7    Influence of Broken Homes on child’s Social

Relationship                                                         23

2.8      Influence of Broken Home on the child’s

Education                                                            28

2.9      Appraisal of literature Reviewed                         32

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY

3.1      Introduction                                                         33

3.2      Research Design                                                  33

3.3      Sample Population                                              34

3.4      Sample and Sampling Technique                       34

3.5   Method of Data Collection                                   36

3.6    Validity of the Instrument                                   36

3.7      Reliability of the Instrument                               37

3.8      Procedure for Data Collection                             37

3.9      Method of Data Analysis                                      38

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND

                            ANALYSIS                

4.1    Introduction                                                         39

4.2      Discussion on Findings                                       51

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND

   RECOMMENDATION

5.1      Summary                                                             55

5.2    Conclusion                                                           58

5.3    Recommendations                                               59

5.4    Implication for the Study                                     66

5.5    Suggestion for further Study                               67

         References                                                           68

         Appendix                                                              71

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APA

Frontiers, E. & OMOWUMI, A (2021). Influence of Broken Homes on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area In Kwara State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-broken-homes-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area-in-kwara-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and ALIYU OMOWUMI "Influence of Broken Homes on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area In Kwara State" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-broken-homes-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area-in-kwara-state. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and ALIYU OMOWUMI . "Influence of Broken Homes on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area In Kwara State". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021. Web. 20 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-broken-homes-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area-in-kwara-state >.

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Frontiers, Edu and OMOWUMI, ALIYU . "Influence of Broken Homes on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area In Kwara State" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 20, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-broken-homes-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area-in-kwara-state