CORRELATES OF DAY SCHOOL/ADULT LEARNERS AND STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: IMPLICATION FOR COUNSELLING IN NIGERIA

Love Joseph Asor, Paulina Mbua Anake

Abstract


The purpose of the study was to identify those challenges that hinder the day schools students/adult learners the opportunity to learn information, master new skills and improve old ones. The academic performance of day school secondary students’ grades and adult learners in Nigeria were influenced by factors such as, socioeconomic status, the quality of the home environment, parental involvement, societal aspirations and the school factor continue to influence the course of school achievement. To this, the writer critically looked at the challenges before the school and society and discuss how the values and expectation of the government, school/home can programme its activities for the projection and effective teaching and learning conditions for academic growth. On this, possible counselling implications were made to help improve the academic performance of day secondary school students and adult learners in Nigeria.

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