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Mungoo, Judith – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
This paper highlights boys' underachievement in Botswana junior secondary schools. The paper argues that there is need to establish the root cause of boys' underachievement and institute possible remedies, while safeguarding the gains made in girls' education. Drawing from findings at school level, the discussion demonstrates a structured gender…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Academic Achievement, Males, Junior High School Students
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Kuranchie, Alfred; Addo, Hillar – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
When parents bring forth children, they perceive and act on their upbringing. However, some children live with and are brought up by non-biological parents. The phenomenon of children living with non-biological parents has been a long standing practice in most societies, yet little comparative research interest had been shown to examine the…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Parents, Outcomes of Education, Rural Urban Differences
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Owuba, Asiedu Lloyd; Amanyi, Churcher Kwesi – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
The purpose of the study was to determine whether there was any significant difference in speed, accuracy, retention and transferability between the Decomposition (DEC) and the Base-Complement Additions (BCA) algorithms for performing compound subtraction in non-decimal bases. Fifty-nine students with a mean age of approximately 15 years from two…
Descriptors: Subtraction, Addition, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Mpolokang, M.; Hulela, K.; Baliyan, S. P. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to describe the linkages that exist between the primary school and junior secondary school agriculture syllabi in terms of subject matter contents, goals, objectives and the cognitive domain of learning in selected topics. The study used mixed method whereby content analysis and a survey technique were used. The…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary Schools, Junior High Schools, Foreign Countries
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Bonito, Jorge; Boné, Maria – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
The debut in alcohol consumption among young people is becoming a reality with ascending precocity. The Portuguese society has been traditionally tolerant in this area. This study sought to understand the role of personal and social involvement in alcohol consumption, among young students of the municipality of Estremoz (Portugal) who share work…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Drinking, Foreign Countries, Grade 8
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Eshetu, Amogne Asfaw – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Parental socioeconomic status is among the widely cited factors that has strong association with academic performance of students. Explanatory research design was employed to assess the effects of parents' socioeconomic status on the academic achievement of students in regional examination. A survey was conducted to collect data on regional…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Socioeconomic Status, Performance Factors, Foreign Countries
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Ginsburg, Mark; Balwanz, David; Banda, Dennis; Park, Jeongin; Tambulukani, Geoffrey; Yao, Wei – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This study investigates inter-school variations in several dimensions of opportunity to learn as well as examines the extent to which these measures significantly affect students' performance on grade 7 literacy and numeracy exams. After situating the study within the global discourse emphasizing the importance of providing access to quality…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education, Numeracy, Literacy