assessment of the causes of student drop out in the college was done using
three methods: namely: the use of questionnaire, official record and personal
interview. Fifty copies of the structured Questionnaire were administered to
student In the college. The data collected were subjected to percentage
research revealed that there is a retrogression development, which is not
helpful especially to student from poor homes. This has led to the student
inability to meet the financial requirement of the college authority.
concludes the ugly development, resulting from growing decadence in values of
the society and inappropriate government policy on education should be arrested
for the good of society.
a package of strategies to enhance stability in the college of education is
1.Government should provide guidance and
counselling to students in the Colleges.
2.Teachers and parents should cooperate to
discipline the students.
3.Good health facilities should be provided.
TABLE OF CONTENT
CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION
Background to the study
Scope of the study
Justification of the study
Objective of the study
Meaning of drop out of school
Social influence (peer group)
Impact of Adolescent Age
Social influence (family background)
Age Disparity in classroom
Research design and methods
Result and discussion
BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
colleges of education are designed not only to impact broad based knowledge to
their students but also to groom and impact in them the abilities to impact
knowledge to others.
word, the colleges are designed as teaching and preparatory institutions to
empower future teachers with sound and productive knowledge in line with the
dynamic and systematic growth f the society.
Well-groomed grandaunts of these colleges go into schools to produce
knowledgeable pupils right from the primary to the secondary school level of
the education system in the country for our tertiary institutions.
colleges have become the primary institution on which our universities and
research institution can develop and flourish.
This is why
the increasing numbers of students’ dropout in those colleges have become cause
for serious concern to government and well meaning individuals in the society.
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
is limited to college of education, Ekiadolor (in Ovia North East Local
Government Area of Edo State). It is believed that the situation in this
college is applicable to other colleges of Education in the country.
1.Does financial demand of the course programme
leads to students’ dropout?
2.Does the college environment e.g. poor
classrooms and lack of teaching aids negatively impact on them?
3.What effects have the larger society on the
students particularly the non-residential students?
4.Does the prospects of employment and job
satisfaction have any effect on students dropout?
5.Does the age disparity in students’ population
have any effects on students’ dropout?
6.Does the stock of out dated and irrelevant
materials (books) ion the school library have any effects on students’ dropout?
7.Does lack of recreational facilities in school
cause students dropout?
8.Does the expansion nature of the subject taken
in the course of studies have any effects on students’ dropout?
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
large number of students are admitted at the beginning of a semester and only
few numbers are found at the end of the semester. Worst still, only fewer
numbers are found to be graduating from their course of studies. Such situation
cannot be tolerated in a society in dire need for manpower development.
study is to identify causes of the growing incidence of dropout in the college
and its negative effect on meeting the demands of manpower in the society.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
the above significance, the research will provide case studies on causes of
college dropout among the students of college of education.
1.Examine the characteristics of the problems
faced by the students in the college will leads to dropout.
2.Profess possible solution to the problems that
leads to the increasing rate of students’ dropout in college.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
School dropout: By
school dropout, we mean students admitted into the college but could not
complete their course of studies for various reasons.
Broad based: By
this we mean large number of subjects made compulsory in the course of study.
Cutting corners: This
means finding the easiest ways to solving a problem, unmindful of the
illegality and consequences of the ways.
Pay through their noses:
This means that students pay with great difficulties in severe hardships.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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