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Academic achievement and self-concept of secondary school students in Nigeria’s federal capital territory

BO Onyilo, OG Onyilo

Abstract


This paper investigated the relationship between academic achievement and self-concepts of male and female secondary school students in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja Federal Capital Territory. Four research questions were stated and answer in the field, four hypotheses were stated and tested to guide the study. For hundred respondents were randomly selected.
From the data analysis, academic achievement and self concept were discovered to be gender sensitive. Some problems discovered were that male students had greater time to play outside school, while female students were always engaged in domestic work. So, the paper concluded with recommendation for the consumption of the home, the school and the Government to encourage the female students.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jorind.v8i2.66795
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