1. Background of the study
2. Statement of the problem
3. Purpose of the study
4. Research questions
5. Scope of the study
6. Significance of the study
1. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
1. STATEMENT OF PROBLEM
i. Non-challant attitude of students to learning
ii. Incompetence or poor teacher’s performance in accomplishing teaching task as well as their negative attitude to work and poor teaching habits.
iii. Lack of instructional materials and teaching aids.
iv. Over population or overcrowded classroom.
v. Regular movement of parent from one geographical area to another as a result of work transfer.
1. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
a. Determine to what extent the junior secondary school students are aware of factors responsible for the poor academic performance of students.
b. Inform and suggest possible recommendations to readdress these issues.
c. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
i. Does the non-challant attitude of the students affect their performance?
ii. Does lack of quality teachers with negative attitude to work have any effect on the poor academic performances of the students?
iii. Does lack of instructional materials and teaching aid have any effect on the academic performance of the students?
iv. Does over population or an overcrowded classroom contribute to students poor performance?
v. Does parent regular movement from one place to another have any bearing with the poor academic performance of the students?
vi. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
i. It is very useful to teachers, supervisor’s government policy makers and to all the students who will write in details on this topic in the future.
ii. It contributes towards better academic performance in junior secondary schools.
iii. It helps school authority to know the causes of poor academic performances of students and remedies to the problem.
iv. SCOPE OF THE STUDY