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Gender sensitivity to public school enrolment in Ondo State, Nigeria using systematic sampling

Adedayo Amos Adewara, Adebola Anthonia Adeniyi

Abstract


This study employed the total number of public schools in Ondo, Nigeria which gives information on the name of the school, males and females in each school from JSS1 to SS3 in the eighteen local government areas. Systematic sampling was used to select forty eight schools from the two hundred and eighty eight public schools in the state during the 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 academic sections. Applying the instrument of Pearson product moment correlation coefficient, the study revealed that (i).females are more sensitive to public school enrolment during 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 academic sessions than their males counterparts, (ii).there is significant difference between the female enrolments during the two academic sessions, (iii).there is significant difference between the male enrolments during the two academic sessions and (iv). the trend of male female enrolments in the selected public schools shows improvement during 2013/2014 over that of 2012/2013 academic session.

Keyword: Gender, Sensitivity, Systematic Sampling, School, Enrolment




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/gjpas.v22i1.8
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