Family Socio-Economic Status in Relation to Free Education Programme: The Implication on Student’s Academic Achievement in Public Secondary Schools in South-West Nigeria (Published)
The study investigated the impact of socio-economic status of parent and government free education programme on student’s academic achievement in public secondary schools in south-west Nigeria. The study adopted the descriptive survey and Ex-post facto research design. The targeted sample for this study was 300 respondents. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select the sample for the study. In all, 288 Students, and 12 Principals were carefully selected to make a total of 300 respondents out of the population. Two sets of instruments were used to collect data for this study; the instruments which were self-designed and self-administered on the respondents by the researcher with a reliability coefficient of 0.879 and 0.78 for (FSSFEAQ) and SAP respectively. The general questions raised were answered using descriptive statistics involving frequency counts, percentages, mean deviation and chart while the postulated hypotheses were tested using inferential statistics involving Analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Chi-Square test at 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed that there was no significant difference between the levels of sponsorship available to public school students in south west states. The study all revealed that there was a significant difference between socio-economic status among the south-west states. It was revealed that there was no significant association between socio-economic status and student’s academic achievement in public secondary school in south west. Based on the findings, it was recommended that Government should increase budgetary allocation for education to improve sponsorship of public secondary schools education and also encourage individual Philanthropist and Non-government organization to render more support to education in order to boost the students’ academic achievement.
The reality of the partnerships between the family and the school in the Northern Ghore Directorate and the most important mechanisms proposed for development from principals’ point of view (Published)
The study aimed to know the reality of the partnerships between the family and the school in the Directorate of the northern Ghore , and the obstacles that prevent its effectiveness, and to present the most important mechanisms proposed for its development, from the point of view of the principals, the sample was randomly selected and made up of (58) directors, and used the study The descriptive analytical approach through the resolution which included (40) paragraph divided in three axes, and the study showed that the reality of the partnerships between the family and the school in the Directorate of the northern Ghore came to a moderate degree, because there are many obstacles that limit its effectiveness’s , most notably: poor role In emphasizing the importance of the partnership between the school and the family, and the weak training programs needed to deal with the family, the results of the study indicated that the most important mechanisms proposed for the development of the partnership between the family and the school: providing the family with periodic reports about their children’s school levels, activating the communication Between the family and the school through meetings and contacts, and creating an administrative function at the school centered on the activation of partnership and coordination with the family.
The study focused on the influence of global warming on family living in Victoria Island in Eti-OSA Local Government Area of Lagos State. Specifically, the study was designed to find out the influence of global warming on food insecurity, family health and ways of reducing global warming in Victoria Island. The design of the study was descriptive survey. The sample size for the study was three hundred and ninety nine (399) households using random sampling techniques. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire and was validated. Reliability of the instrument was 0.75 established using Cronbach Alpha Coefficient. The research questions were answered on individual item basis using frequency and mean. The findings of the study revealed that global warming leads to huger, increases poverty, reduces food supply. It was also found that there is increase in malaria due to increase in spread of mosquitoes, heat rashes among others. Based on the findings of the study it was recommended that educating people especially the younger generation about global warming through media, educational institutions and discouraging cutting of trees and encouraging large-scale tree planting because trees absorb carbon dioxide among others.