A study on Gender and Academic performance in science was carried out in Githumu
Zone with the purpose of investigating and establishing the factors influencing Gender
and academic performance in the science subject in Githumu Zone. The specific
objective of the study were/ to compare out the boys/girls attitude towards the study of
science. To identify some cultural practices that affect the performance of learners in
the science. To establish whether both sexes participate fully in the science teaching
learning situation. To determine whether motivation and the resources affect gender
and academic performance of science in Githumu Zone. To identify appropriate
intervention measures for the problems.
The method used in the investigation were qualitative, and descriptive given the nature
of the research problem. Data was obtained mainly from two sources namely the pupils
profile and teachers profile where a researcher formulate a questionnaires and
distributed to them for assisting him to carry out the study. The population studied
consisted of one hundred pupils where girls and boys sampled were equal and thirty
teachers, eighteen male teachers and twelve female teachers who handles science
subject in their respective schools. Teachers are all trained and obtained various
qualifications and grades.
JOSEPH, K (2021). Influence Of Gender On Academic Performance In Science Subjects A Case Study Of Githumu Zone Kandara Division Central Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-gender-on-academic-performance-in-science-subjects-a-case-study-of-githumu-zone-kandara-division-central-kenya
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JOSEPH, KANYUGI . "Influence Of Gender On Academic Performance In Science Subjects A Case Study Of Githumu Zone Kandara Division Central Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 23, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-gender-on-academic-performance-in-science-subjects-a-case-study-of-githumu-zone-kandara-division-central-kenya