|Title:||FCTORS AFFECTING ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF FEMALE STUDENTS: THE CASE OF DOLO SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL, DOLO ADO District SOMALIA REGIONAL STATE, ETHIPIA|
|Keywords:||Academic performance, factors, female students|
|Publisher:||ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY|
|Abstract:||In fact, academic participation of females has been increasing from time to time alike that of the total number of students. Yet, the share of female students at different levels of education remains lower when compared to their male counterparts. This has made gender disparity in education inevitable especially in secondary and tertiary education. This particular study aimed at investigating the major factors affecting the academic performances of female students of Dolo Senior Secondary School in Somalia Regional State. The study adopted both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. The primary data were mainly collected from students through questionnaire and FGD whereas secondary data were collected from the school administration office. The study found out that attitudes of the surrounding toward female education, economic factors, as well as psychological capacity toward own potential were worth-mentioning when it comes to determining academic performance. In the case of the target population of this study, the aforementioned factors have negatively affected academic performance. The performance profile of those female students revealed that they performed poor when compared to their male counterparts. Thus, the school administration in partnership with other concerned authorities should work on awareness creation among the nearby society about the need for female education|
|Appears in Collections:||SOCIAL WORK|
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