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Major Problems Affecting the Academic Performance of Female Students: The Case Wolis Wereda,Secondary Schoolssouth West Showa Zone Of Oromia

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dc.contributor.advisor Wirtu, Dessu (PhD)
dc.contributor.author Wami, Gashahun
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-05T13:34:12Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-05T13:34:12Z
dc.date.issued 2019-06
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/19008
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to assess major problems affecting the academic performance of female students in Woliso wereda secondary schools. To this end, descriptive survey design was employed. Both primary and secondary sources of data were used. The primary sources included teachers, principals, education officials and female students while the secondary sources were relevant documents and school reports. A total of 152 respondents were included in this study. Availability sampling was employ to select schools, purposive sampling and stratified random sampling techniques were employed to select respondents included in the study.Data collection tools were questionnaires, interviews and observations. Both quantitative and qualitative data analysis were employed in order to reach at results. The data analysis led to the following major findings. It was revealed that parents low economic status ,lack of adequate role model female teachers and early marriage were among the most influential factors on girlsˈ academic performance. Based on the findings, it was safely concluded that factors the academic performance of girls in woliso woreda secondary school was lower than that of male. Therefore, the researcher recommends that Oromia Region Education Bureau is advised to provide laboratory technician, guidance and counseling services, the Bureau is advised to search a means to assign female teachers in the secondary schools who can serve as a role models for girls. Woliso woreda education office is advised to organize short term training for secondary school teachers on ways of enhancing girls academic performance. Finally Woliso woreda secondary schools are advised to provide sustained tutorial support for girls, so as to improve their academic performance. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Education en_US
dc.title Major Problems Affecting the Academic Performance of Female Students: The Case Wolis Wereda,Secondary Schoolssouth West Showa Zone Of Oromia en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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