This study examined influence of teacher qualification on students’ academic performance in Home Economics Practical in senior secondary schools in Aba Education Zone. The study was a descriptive survey research design. Four research questions and four null hypotheses guided the study. The sample for the study was 402 subjects (16 principals and 386 teachers) selected through simple random sampling techniques from a population of 2010 principals and teachers (80 principals and 1930 teachers). An instrument named “Home Economics Teachers Qualification Influence Students Academic Performance Questionnaire (HETQISAPQ)”, with thirty seven items was used for the study”. The instrument was face-validated by three experts: Two from Agricultural and Home Science Education, one from Measurement and Evaluation, and all from the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. The data obtained through the trial testing were used to determine the internal consistency of the items which yielded reliability index of 0.81. The data collected were analyzed using mean scores and standard deviation in order to provide answers to the four research questions, while the null hypotheses were analyzed using t-test statistics at P < 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed the following findings: there was no significant difference between the mean responses of male and female students on the qualifications of teachers teaching Home Economics practical, efficiency in instruction delivery, teacher’s performance in secondary school in Aba Education Zone. Consequently, the study reviews also that level and qualification of teacher influence students’ performance in Home Economics practical in Aba Education Zone. Thus, it was recommended that qualified teachers be posted to all government owned secondary schools and as well be encourage to do their job appropriately, Teachers should strive toward the acquisition of skills and effective implementation of the content of instruction, regular inspection and supervision of schools should be done by the supervisors of education in the local government and the state at large.
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OGECHI, BRIDGET. "Perceived Influence Of Teacher Qualification On Students Academic Performance In Home Economics Practical In Senior Secondary Schools In Aba Education Zone" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 06 Dec. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/perceived-influence-of-teacher-qualification-on-students-academic-performance-in-home-economics-practical-in-senior-secondary-schools-in-aba-education-zone-7-2