Treatment duration of topics in senior secondary school core mathematics in Ghana: a case study of Cape Coast district

  • A Asare-Inkoom Department of Science Education, University of Cape Coast Cape Coast, Ghana
  • J Gyening Department of Science Education, University of Cape Coast Cape Coast, Ghana

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to investigate whether the intended time of 160 minutes per week for 96 weeks was adequate for the treatment of the SSS Core Mathematics. The study used simple random sampling method to select two mixed, two single-sex female and two single-sex male Senior Secondary Schools in the Cape Coast Education District of the Central Region of Ghana. The study involved 790 students. Three achievement tests in mathematics were used to collect data. The data were analyzed by means of student t-test. The results showed that the intended time of 160 minutes per week for 96 weeks for the SSS Core Mathematics Program was inadequate.

African Journal of Educational Studies in Mathematics and Sciences Vol. 2(1) 2004: 59-74
Published
2006-11-24
Section
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