Relationship Between Secondary School Students Parental Background and Performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT

The study investigates the relationship between secondary school students’ parental background and performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis.

Data were collected from 200 randomly selected through relationship between parental background and students’ performance in English questionnaire. Data collected were analysed through frequency counts, percentage Pearson correlation and t-test.

The result revealed that there was no significant relationship between parental background and students performance in English Language on the comparism, there were no significant different in the relationship between parental background and students performance in English Language on the basis of sex, age group and family type.

Based on the outcome of the study, it was recommended that schools should strife to improve the teaching and learning process in English Language by providing textbooks at all levels. Teachers in English competence should also be improved by training and retraining. 

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTENTS                                                       PAGE

TITLE PAGE                                                                  i

CERTIFICATION                                                           ii

DEDICATION                                                                iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                               iv

ABSTRACT                                                                    v

TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                 vi

LIST OF TABLES                                                          ix

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                             4

Purpose of the Study                                                    5

Research Questions                                                     6

Research Hypotheses                                                   7

Significance of the Study                                             8

Delimitation and Scope of the Study                           9

Definition of Terms (Operational Definitions)              10    

 

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF THE RELATED

                         LITERATURE

Concepts of Academic Performances                                   12

Student Home Background                                          16

Indiscipline as an Hindrance to Academic

Performance                                                                 17

Roles of Parents in Educational Development of       

Students                                                                       19

Parents’ Level of Education and Student’s

Academic Performance                                                 23

Parents’ Type of Occupation and Student’s

Academic Performance                                                 25

Parents’ Income and Students Academic

Performance                                                                  28

Home Environment and Student’s Academic

Performance                                                                  31

Family Size and Birth Order and Students

Academic Performance                                                 37

Parent-child Interaction and Student’s Academic

Performance                                                                  38

Appraisal of the Review of Related Literature             40

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD

Research Design                                                           42

Population of the Study                                               43

Sample and Sampling Techniques                              43

Instrumentation                                                           43

Validity of the Instrument                                           44

Reliability of the Instrument                                        45

Administration of the Instrument                                46

Method of Data Analysis                                              46

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

Results                                                                          47

Discussion of Findings                                                 52

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Summary                                                                      54

Conclusion                                                                   55

Implications of the Study                                             54

Recommendations                                                        57

Suggestions for Further Study                                    58

REFERENCES                                                               59

APPENDIX                                                                    62

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APA

Badisha, Y (2021). Relationship Between Secondary School Students Parental Background and Performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-secondary-school-students-parental-background-and-performance-in-english-language-in-ilorin-metropolis

MLA 8th

Badisha, YUSUF "Relationship Between Secondary School Students Parental Background and Performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-secondary-school-students-parental-background-and-performance-in-english-language-in-ilorin-metropolis. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Badisha, YUSUF . "Relationship Between Secondary School Students Parental Background and Performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 16 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-secondary-school-students-parental-background-and-performance-in-english-language-in-ilorin-metropolis >.

Chicago

Badisha, YUSUF . "Relationship Between Secondary School Students Parental Background and Performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 16, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-secondary-school-students-parental-background-and-performance-in-english-language-in-ilorin-metropolis