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Title: Gender Difference in Academic Achievement at Private Higher Education Institutions: The case of selected PHE Institutions in Addis Ababa
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Wanna Leka, (Dr)
Metasebia, Bekele
Keywords: factors that contribute to the difference
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The focus of the study was to investigate the gender difference in academic achievement by comparing female students with male students in Private Higher Education institutions in Addis Ababa. To deal with the problem, four basic research questions were formulated. The research questions focused on factors that contribute to the difference on academic achievement among male and ' female students in private hie mixed method was employed in order to get both quantitative and qualitative r education institution. To conduct the study data. Questionnaire, interview, focus group discuss The findings showed that male students achieve better than female students in Private Higher Education Institutions. School and environmental problems were indentified as factors that affect the academic achievement of the females' students from their counterpart. According to the findings, possible measures that can improve the academic achievement of females' students were recommended. Among this, hiring qualified female instructors, counseling, Opening gender office, facilitating tutorial program to empower female students were the major ones.
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