Socio - Economic Status And Children’s Educational Life Chances: A Study Of Peasant Farmers In Basawa And Bomo Districts Of Kaduna State, Nigeria

Research Barn Habib Ibrahim 100 PAGES (26052 WORDS) Dissertation
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ABSTRACT

This study investigates the relationship between socio-economic status and children’s educational life chances using the peasant farmers of Basawa and Bomo districts of Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State as a case study. The study was embarked upon to find out the impact of socio-economic status on children’s educational life chances. Some of the problems of the study area stated in this work are; children’s low school enrolment due to their parents’ low socio-economic status, children’s educational achievement depending on parents’ education, and effects of gender on children’s education. The population of the study are teachers and students in SS1 in Basawa and Bomo districts and target population of 264 students and 48 teachers were sampled. The study which is a correlational study used both quantitative and qualitative instruments such as: self-designed questionnaire, unstructured interview schedule, anecdotal records, and observation. Some of the findings of the study are: children’s school enrollment is determined by parents’ socio-economic status and children’s educational life chances depends on parents’ socio-economic status. Some of the recommendations made in reference to the findings of the study were: Universal Basic Education should implement free education scheme effectively especially in rural areas and urban centres. Teachers should also be supervised concurrently in their service of teaching in schools on how to relate to students without passing biased judgments.

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APA

Research, B (2021). Socio - Economic Status And Children’s Educational Life Chances: A Study Of Peasant Farmers In Basawa And Bomo Districts Of Kaduna State, Nigeria. Afribary.com: Retrieved May 13, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-children-s-educational-life-chances-a-study-of-peasant-farmers-in-basawa-and-bomo-districts-of-kaduna-state-nigeria

MLA 8th

Barn, Research. "Socio - Economic Status And Children’s Educational Life Chances: A Study Of Peasant Farmers In Basawa And Bomo Districts Of Kaduna State, Nigeria" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 26 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-children-s-educational-life-chances-a-study-of-peasant-farmers-in-basawa-and-bomo-districts-of-kaduna-state-nigeria . Accessed 13 May. 2021.

MLA7

Barn, Research. "Socio - Economic Status And Children’s Educational Life Chances: A Study Of Peasant Farmers In Basawa And Bomo Districts Of Kaduna State, Nigeria". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 26 Apr. 2021. Web. 13 May. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-children-s-educational-life-chances-a-study-of-peasant-farmers-in-basawa-and-bomo-districts-of-kaduna-state-nigeria >.

Chicago

Barn, Research. "Socio - Economic Status And Children’s Educational Life Chances: A Study Of Peasant Farmers In Basawa And Bomo Districts Of Kaduna State, Nigeria" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed May 13, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-and-children-s-educational-life-chances-a-study-of-peasant-farmers-in-basawa-and-bomo-districts-of-kaduna-state-nigeria