Factors Affecting Female Students’ Participation on Academic Achievement in Teyara-Bora Primary School, Barhale Woreda, Afar, Ethiopia
World Journal of Public Health
Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017, Pages: 28-37
Received: Oct. 16, 2016; Accepted: Nov. 2, 2016; Published: Jan. 7, 2017
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Fikir Alebachew, Department of Nursing Dessie Health Sciences College, Dessie, Ethiopia
Natnael Girma, Department of Nursing Dessie Health Sciences College, Dessie, Ethiopia
Nuru Mohammed, Department of Social Science, Ewket Chora Primary School, Assayta, Afar, Ethiopia
Seid Mohammed, Education Offices of Barhale Woreda, Afar, Ethiopia
Melaku Ashagrie, Department of Medical Laboratory, Dessie Health Sciences College, Dessie, Ethiopia
Natnael Taye, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Tita Health Center, Dessie, Ethiopia
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Abstract
Education is a universally recognized fundamental human role in eradicating poverty and promoting socio economic development in any society. The aim of this study is to assess factors affecting female students’ participation on academy achievement; Teyra- Bora Primary School in BarhaleWoreda. The cross sectional study was conducted at Teyara-Bora Primary School, 2016. The total participants are 40, and out of which the 10(25%) are teachers 20(50%) are students and the rest 10(25%) are parents. on the other hand, 20(50%) of the participants were females, and the rest,20(50%)are male participants, so genderbalance was given emphasis in this research 15(37.5%)of the participant such as students and their parents were educated below grade -8 level where as, the rest 15(37.5%) of the teachersparticipants were diplomaand degree holder the rest only 3(30%) of them certified below diploma (certificate or 12+1 and 10+1). The majority (80%) of the participants indicated that financial problem can affect negatively the academic achievement 0f female students. 90% the participants also reported that lack of educational support from them parents and teachers were the factor that affect female students academic achievement. Similarity 50% the problems can be originated from the female students by lack of interest towards their education to participate actively. Similarly, more than 80% of the female students’ problems were resulted by absenteeism, sex and lobar abuse as well as cheating experience that noticed the participants highly affected female students’ academic achievement. This study revealed that Academic achievements as well as educational participation of the female students are very low in BerahleWoreda, Teyara –Bora school. The major in education of this may be the parents number of reputation and drop out female students are high and it continue to increase the past three year from 32% to 59%.
Keywords
Female Student, Primary School, Academic Achievement, Performance
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Fikir Alebachew, Natnael Girma, Nuru Mohammed, Seid Mohammed, Melaku Ashagrie, Natnael Taye, Factors Affecting Female Students’ Participation on Academic Achievement in Teyara-Bora Primary School, Barhale Woreda, Afar, Ethiopia, World Journal of Public Health. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017, pp. 28-37. doi: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170201.14
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