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TEACHERS’MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ABUJA MUNICIPAL AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA

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Abstract
Today, the need to improve academic performance in our secondary schools calls for serious commitment from all quarters. Consequently, this study investigated teachers’ motivation and academic achievement of senior secondary school students in Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory. Specifically, the study sought to find out whether teachers ‘motivation has effect on their morale and the academic achievement of Senior Secondary School Student in AMAC, FCT.
A descriptive survey research design was adopted with a total of 2,424 persons making up the population of the study in all the 23 public senior secondary schools under consideration. To simplify the analysis, the researcher used 382 teachers representing 15.76% of the entire population were randomly selected from 10 secondary schools to elicit their opinions on “Teachers’ Motivation and Academic Achievement of Senior Secondary School Students in AMAC, Abuja. A Likert Scale Structured questionnaire written in clusters was used to elicit the respondents ‘opinions. Other than the use of questionnaire, vital information was sourced from FCT Secondary Education Board. To analyse information obtained, the researcher used simple percentage and chi-square.

 Research findings revealed that Teachers motivation has positive effect on the academic achievement of Senior Secondary School Students in AMAC, FCT. Regrettably, the research shows that Senior Secondary School teachers in the FCT are not well motivated; hence, the continuous decline in academic achievement of students.
In order to improve teachers’ performance and academic achievement of Senior Secondary School Students, the research advocates among others, the reversal of Policies that says student must not repeat a class and Separation of junior secondary school from senior Secondary Schools. Also, the appropriate authority should try and increase teachers’ salaries 
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE... i
CERTIFICATION.... ii
DEDICATION.... iii
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.. iv
TABLE OF CONTENTS..v
LIST OF TABLES....vii
LIST OF FIGURES..viii
ABSTRACT.... ix

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1  Background of the Study 1
1.2  Statement of the Problem.5
1.3  Research Questions6
1.4  Research Hypotheses..7
1.5  Purpose of the Study...7
1.6  Significance of the Study.8
1.7  Scope and Delimitation of the Study...8
 


CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Theoretical Framework..10
2.2 Theories of Motivation and Learning Outcomes.14
2.3 Importance of Motivation...19
2.4 Motivational Strategies for Teachers.22
2.5 Factors affecting Teaching Profession...25
2.6 The Impact of Motivation on Student Performance28
2.7 Literature Appraisal.37


CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY
3.1 Research Design39
3.2 Variables of the Study.39
3.3 Population of the Study....39
3.4 Sample and Sampling Techniques...40
3.5 Instrument for Data Collection...41
3.6 Validity of the instrument.41
3.7 Reliability of the instrument..42
3.8 Administration of Instrument42
3.9 Method of Data Analysis...42


CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
4.1 Background Characteristics of Respondents43
4.2 Presentation and Analysis of data....47
4.3 Test of Hypotheses..52


CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1  Summary of Findings...61
5.2 Conclusions63
5.3 Implication of the Study...63
5.4 Recommendations...63
5.5 Suggestion for Further Study.65
5.6 Limitation of the Study.65


LIST OF TABLES
Table 1.1 Population of the study40
Table 1.2 Sample and Sampling Techniques...40
Table 2.1 Extent of Teachers’ Motivation...47
Table 2.2 Principal Leadership Style.48
Table 2.3 Perception of School Organisational Climate50
Table 3.1 Statement of Hypothesis 1.52
Table 3.2 Rescheduled Response Structured for Hypothesis 1....52
Table 3.3 Computed Chi-Square for Hypothesis 1...53
Table 4.1 Statement of Hypothesis 2.54
Table 4.2 Computed Chi-Square for Hypothesis 2...55
Table 5.1 Statement of Hypothesis 3.56
Table 5.2 Computed Chi-Square for Hypothesis 3...56
Table 6.1 Statement of Hypothesis 4.58
Table 6.2 Rescheduled Response Structured for Hypothesis 4....52
Table 6.3 Computed Chi-Square for Hypothesis 4...53


LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1 Maslow’s Pyramid of Human Needs17
Figure 2 Teachers Distribution on Basis of Class Taught..43
Figure 3 Gender Distributions of Respondents44
Figure 4 Educational Qualification Distributions of Respondents....45
Figure 5 Lengths of Employment Distributions of Respondents.46
TEACHERS’MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ABUJA MUNICIPAL AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA

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