Influence Of Child Labour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Ila Local Government

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                                       i

Approval                                                                                                         ii

Dedication                                                                                                      iii

Acknowledgement                                                                                          iv

Table of Contents                                                                                           vi

List of Tables                                                                                                  ix

Abstract                                                                                                          x

CHAPTER ONE:     INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study                                                                                1

Statement of the Problem                                                                               17

Purpose of the Study                                                                                      18

Research Questions                                                                                        18

Research Hypothesis                                                                                      19

Significance of the Study                                                                               19

Scope of the Study                                                                                          20

Operational Definition of Terms                                                                    20


CHAPTER TWO:    REVIEW OF LITERATURE

Preamble                                                                                                         22

Influence of Domestic Labour on Secondary School Students Performance 22

Influence of Absenteeism on Secondary School Students Performance       25

Influence of Commercial Child Labour on Secondary School Students

Performance                                                                                                    26

Influence of Household Poverty on Secondary School Students

Performance                                                                                                    27

Influence of Social Roles in Child Labour on Secondary School Students

Performance                                                                                                    30

Theoretical Framework                                                                                  32

Conceptual Framework                                                                                  33

Summary of the Review of Related Literature                                               34

CHAPTER THREE:            METHODOLOGY

Preamble                                                                                                         36

Research Design                                                                                             36

Population, Sample and Sampling Techniques                                              37

Instrumentation                                                                                               37

Validity                                                                                                           38

Reliability                                                                                                       38

Procedure for Data Administration and Collection                                        39

Data Analysis Techniques                                                                              39

CHAPTER FOUR:               RESULTS

Preamble                                                                                                         40

Demographic Data                                                                                          40

Hypotheses Testing                                                                                        43

Summary of Findings                                                                                     47

CHAPTER FIVE:     DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATION

Preamble                                                                                                         49

Discussion                                                                                                      49

Conclusion                                                                                                      51

Recommendations                                                                                          51

Suggestions for Further Studies                                                                     52

Reference                                                                                                        53

Appendix                                                                                                        58


LIST OF TABLES

Table1:            Distribution of Respondents on the basis of Gender, School

Type, Class taught and Teaching Experience.                       40

Table 2:           Mean and Rank order of respondents on the influence of

child labour on academic performance on secondary school

students.                                                                                  42

Table 3:           Mean, Standard Deviation and t-value of Respondents

on the influence of child labour on students performance on

the basis of genders                                                                44

Table 4:           Mean, standard deviation and t-test of Respondents on

influence of child labour on students’ academic

performance on the basis of school type.                               44

Table 5:           Mean, Standard Decision and t-value of Respondents on

the influence of child labour on students academic

performance on the basis of class taught.                               45

Table 6:           ANOVA of Respondents on the influence of child labour

on student’s academic performance on the basis of teaching

experience.                                                                             46

Table 7:           Duncan Multiple Range Test on Teacher’s Teaching

Experience.                                                                             47


ABSTRACT

Child Labour is a working child who is under the age of 18 years specified by law. Any child who is involved in gainful employment, feed self and augments family income at the experience of learning for the purpose of school examination success is being subjected to child labour. Influence is the power to make other people agree with your opinions or do what you want. Agents this background, the study examined the influence of child labour on academic performance of secondary school students as perceived by teachers in Ila Local Government.

Data collected were from Ten (10) Secondary Schools in Ila Local Government. Two Hundred (200) respondents were engaged in the study. The percentages t-test and ANOVA statistical method were used for analysis of data collected. The result derived from the analysis revealed that child labour influence academic performance of students as perceived by teachers in Ila Local Government among others. In the hypothesis for influence of child labour on students’ academic performance on the basis of gender, there was no significant different.

In hypothesis for influence child labour on academic performance of students on the basis school types, there was no significant difference. In the hypothesis for influence of child labour on academic performance of students on the basis of class taught, there was no significant difference. In the hypothesis for influence of child labour on academic performance of students on the basis of teaching experience, there was no significant difference.

Based on this findings, it was recommended that parent should be sensitized by the teachers on the importance of their student academics so as to understand their role and involvement in their children’s academic performance. This will make them minimize the child labour at home and make them concentrate in their school work. It was also recommended that, there should be enforcement of law by the Ministry of Education and another education stakeholder to guide the children against child labour that affect their academic performance.

        

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Tesleem, A (2021). Influence Of Child Labour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Ila Local Government. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-child-labour-on-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-student-in-ila-local-government

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and ADEOYE Tesleem "Influence Of Child Labour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Ila Local Government" Afribary. Afribary, 26 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-child-labour-on-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-student-in-ila-local-government. Accessed 02 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and ADEOYE Tesleem . "Influence Of Child Labour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Ila Local Government". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Dec. 2021. Web. 02 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-child-labour-on-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-student-in-ila-local-government >.

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Frontiers, Edu and Tesleem, ADEOYE . "Influence Of Child Labour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Ila Local Government" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-child-labour-on-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-student-in-ila-local-government