Secondary school in nigeria is an educational stage to be attended by students after. With this study, i sought to find out what impact the implementation of. To guide this study, 7 research questions were asked and answered, 3. The issue of school dropout in nigeria has been with us for a. Problems and challenges of girlchild education in nigeria. Education in nigeria is overseen by the ministry of education.
An analysis of dropout rate among secondary school student. Nigerias government says it is sad to note that the country has 10. With the introduction of the 6334 system of education in nigeria, the recipient of the education would spend six years in primary school, three years in junior secondary school, three years in senior secondary school, and four years in a tertiary institution. Local authorities take responsibility for implementing statecontrolled policy regarding public education and state schools. The publication of nigeria education indicators has come at a time when the need to measure educational attainment of the country is crucial. Assess and quantify the programme impact on enrolment. This study is based on students dropout among secondary school students and the way forward in edo state. The education system is divided into kindergarten, primary education, secondary education and tertiary education. School participation one key difference between administrative and household survey data is in the definition of what it means to be in school. Distinguishing selection from causation by gary allen sweeten thesis submitted to the faculty of the graduate school of the university of maryland, college park in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of master of arts 2004 advisory committee. Disciplinary measures in nigerian senior secondary schools.
The total includes 59 million children of primary school age, 62 million of lower secondary school age and 8 million of upper secondary age. Jss junior secondary school jssc junior secondary school certificate lga local government authority lgea local government education authority lsms living standard measurement study. Nembe local government lga of bayelsa state, nigeria. The samples of the study consisted of 120 senior secondary schools. School dropout pattern among senior secondary schools in delta state, nigeria ajaja, o. Another reason that accounts for school dropout in botswana context is the school vacation period. The statement of the problem therefore is, will the evaluation of. Males are slightly more likely to attend than females. Aid to nigeria for example, the country that is home to the largest number of out of school children in the world, dropped by more than a quarter from 2010 to 2011. Disruptive behaviour is a concern to schools and parents and to fellow students, whose education may be adversely affected.
To guide this study, 7 research questions were asked and answered, 3 hypotheses stated and tested at 0. The study also showed among others that lowself esteem, susceptibility to future emotional insecurity cum behavioural problems, are some of the psychological aftermaths of female student dropout of secondary school in. Experiences in school counselling practice guided the discussion on the classification the cause, the effect and the consequence so as to arrive at a comprehensive picture of the main concerns of secondary education nigeria. The general purpose of this study is to examine the causes of female students drop out in secondary schools in ebonyi state south east nigeria and its psychological implications. Manual for the integration of population factors in. Dropout syndrome among girls in secondary school s and human resources development in nigeria rachel d. Nakpodia department of educational administration and policy studies, delta state university, abraka, nigeria. This background paper for the unesco gmr team draws on a range of resources to provide a synthesis on drop out.
Hunter and may 2002 found that school fees were significant reason for the dropout. In this article, we examine the causes of increasing dropout rate of children both boys and girls in nigeria. Governance and finance analysis of the basic education. Conditional cash transfer cct programme on girlchild school education in kano state, nigeria the specific objectives are to. Secondary education and enrollment statistics unicef data. In other words, this article identifies the factors that contribute to the high rate of children dropout from school in the country. Learn how the world bank group is helping countries with covid19 coronavirus. School of health technology, idah, kogistate, nigeria abstract. School enrollment, secondary % gross from the world bank. The research tools implored to collect data for this project work were questionnaire for the principals, staff and students of the schools concerned. Abstract the focus of this study was to analyze the rate. The pattern of school dropout in nigerian schools particularly in the extreme. The paper concludes that secondary education is decrepit and unless urgent attention is given to the sector by the government.
The case study of mbeya, dar es salaam and kilimanjaro regions in partial fulfillment of requirements for the masters degree of education in administration. Traditional customs often result in girls being dropped out of school at an early age to help manage the household. Dropout syndrome among girls in secondary school and. Many countries have committed themselves to achiev ing more than universal primary education, by extending the target to the secondary education level. Most if not all the researches in nigeria on the same subject matter followed the same pattern with case studies on primary and secondary school. The age ranges used for primary and lo wer secondary education in each. Many countries have committed themselves to achieving more than universal primary education, by extending the target to the secondary education level. School dropout pattern among senior secondary schools in. The indiscipline problem in schools is ranked as a major problem among students of secondary schools in nigeria. Nigeria education fact sheet united states embassy in nigeria basic education basic education typically begins at the age of six. This is a descriptive study design focused on the study of the pattern and trend of enrolment and dropouts among primary and secondary school students in nigeria with the north central geopolitical region as a case study.
Oct 27, 2015 this study is based on students dropout among secondary school students and the way forward in edo state. Causes of school dropout among students in nigeria research. The lack of adequate education for its children weakens the nigerian system at its foundation. The uis estimates the numbers and percentages of children and adolescents who are in and out of school.
Causes and effect of indiscipline among student in public secondary school pdf. Causes of dropout among boys and girls from secondary. Basic education comprises six years of primary school and three years of junior secondary school jss. Federal ministry of education nigeria education indicators 2016. This study is therefore very timely and significant. Dec 08, 2018 factors contributing to school dropout among boys and girls in nigeria. The nigerian national senior secondary schools curriculum. The study sought to establish the factors of dropping among secondary school girls in calabar metropolis in cross river state, nigeria. Estimation of the numbers and rates of outofschool. Dominics high school, ilesa road, akure, nigeria 2federal university, oye ekiti fuoye, ikole ekiti campus. The study sought to establish the factors of dropout among secondary school girls in. Teachers challenges in nigerian public secondary schools. School location, school section and students gender as.
The nigerian national senior secondary schools curriculum and its implications for admission into universities 1mrs. The issue of school dropout in nigeria has been with us for a very long time. This publication is another landmark in the education data revolution in nigeria. The paper concludes that secondary education is decrepit and unless urgent attention is given to the sector by the government and the private sector, the system is most likely to collapse. This paper discusses the challenges nigerian teachers are facing in public secondary schools government owned schools and its effects on the present rising students dropouts. This work provides the overview of the major underlying causes of secondary school dropout and its effects in some selected secondary school in ovia north. Globally, 85 per cent of lower secondary schoolage children are in either primary or secondary school, and only 65 per cent of upper secondary schoolage children are either in primary, secondary or higher education. Only 61 percent of 611 yearolds regularly attend primary school and only 35. Governance and finance analysis of the basic education sector in nigeria september, 2015. No studies to my knowledge in nigeria studied dropout problems using the tertiary institutions. An analysis of dropout rate among secondary school student in delta state, nigeria 19992005 journal of social sciences. About 258 million children and youth are out of school, according to uis data for the school year ending in 2018. The major purpose of this study was to determine the pattern of dropout among secondary school students in deltastate.
Causes of female students dropout in secondary schools in. Secondary school net and gross attendance rates, nigeria secondary school net attendance rate in urban and rural areas, nigeria less than a half of secondary school age youth attends school. While statistics for dropouts in developed countries are based on those who fail to continue with their secondary education, dropouts in developing nations like nigeria are counted as the number that dropped out of both elementary and secondary schools. This work provides the overview of the major underlying causes of secondary school dropout and its effects in some selected secondary school in ovia north east local government area of edo state, nigeria. Globally, 85 per cent of lower secondary school age children are in either primary or secondary school, and only 65 per cent of upper secondary school age children are either in primary, secondary or higher education.
The national school census nsc 2006, also revealed a. Children in ghana face a number of obstacles that prevent their full participation in society. Primary school net and gross attendance rates, nigeria. The purpose of this study was to find out why a significant percentage of students drop out of the nigerian school system every year. School dropout pattern among senior secondary schools in delta state. An analysis of dropout rate among secondary school student in. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The discussion focuses more on an area which is often accorded. The major purpose of this study was to determine the pattern of dropout among secondary school students in delta state. This study focused on the causes of secondary school male dropouts among. Dropout syndrome among girls in secondary school and human.
The findings in this paper are drawn from a research study on female students dropouts in nigeria based on the data collected from junior secondary schools of shinkafi local government zamfara state. The issue of school dropout in nigeria in particular has been with us for a very long time. Impact evaluation of conditional cash transfer cct. The first nine years of basic education is mandatory. Nigeria has largest number of children outofschool in. Girlpupil dropout in secondary schools in botswana.
In the north of the country, the picture is even bleaker, with a net attendance rate of 53 percent. Adejuyigbe 1head, technical and vocational department, st. The population of the study was 6,167 dropped out students and 400 dropout students were used as the sample size. This will give a clear roadmap toward the march to education 2030 for national sustainable development. The study was guided by six research questions and six null hypotheses. No studies to my knowledge in nigeria studied dropout problems using the parameter pattern of dropout under the influences of school type and environment.
The sample was selected from five secondary schools in the area namely. Predictors to secondary school dropout rate in rivers state, nigeria christian, mathew ignatius ajuru university of education, pmb 5047, rumuolumeni, port harcourt, nigeria abstract this study was undertaken to underscore the extent the variables of school location, students gender and school section can predict the rate of drop out of. Find out the remote causes of female student drop out of secondary schools in ebonyi state. In its simplest meaning school dropout is the untimely withdrawal from school.
The case study of mbeya, dar es salaam and kilimanjaro r egions in partial fulfillment of requirements for the masters degree of education in administration. During the period of colonization in nigeria, the education system was handed over to. One of the major reasons for children being kept out of school was the lack of education of parents. The link between dropout and lack of progression in postcompulsory schooling is important as graduating from upper secondary school is a prerequisite to attend. The universal basic education ube policy program of 1999 was designed to tackle the problem of dropouts in secondary schools in the country federal ministry of education nigeria, 2000. Getting outofschool children back into education poses a massive challenge. Most of the researches on dropout have been centered on causes, effects and remedies. Assess and quantify the impact of the programme on attendance and completion rates among girls in primary and jss. The students who dropout and withdraw from school prematurely end up not obtaining any certificate of graduation.
Causes of dropout among boys and girls from secondary schools. In this research work the researcher tried to look into the cause of the problem, find solution to. The 2015 nigeria education data survey neds was implemented by the national population commission npc in collaboration with the federal ministry of education, the universal basic education commission, and the national. Nigeria is among the west african countries that have the highest number of girls that are out of school, and more than 75% of the 3. Nigeria on the same subject matter followed the same pattern. The paper focuses on patterns of participation, agespecific drop out rates, equity in drop out rates, and the link between over age. Estimation of the numbers and rates of outofschool children. The study assessed dropouts rate among secondary school students in benue state, nigeria. Dropout syndrome among girls in secondary schools and human. The impact of the universal basic education program in. Pdf relationship between parental economic factors and. The study also showed among others that lowself esteem, susceptibility to future emotional insecurity cum behavioural problems, are some of the psychological aftermaths of female student dropout of secondary school in ebonyi state, southeast nigeria. School location, school section and students gender as predictors to secondary school dropout rate in rivers state, nigeria christian, mathew ignatius ajuru university of education, pmb 5047, rumuolumeni, port harcourt, nigeria abstract.1060 1268 723 646 802 832 1033 1316 1277 48 130 540 790 248 382 442 231 1313 886 1346 83 1273 401 975 801 923 1017 871 1075 970 1088 893 1058 1430 1140 1442 1052 679