THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS IN DETERMINING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS : A LONGITUDINAL STUDY IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN GHANA

@inproceedings{Azigwe2016THEIO,
  title={THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS IN DETERMINING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS : A LONGITUDINAL STUDY IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN GHANA},
  author={John Bosco Azigwe and Awelegiya Ernest Kanyomse and Abotuyure Roger Awuni and Godfrey Adda},
  year={2016}
}
The Socio-Economic Status (SES) of families is an important determinant of child learning outcomes. The current study contributes to the debate on SES on learning outcomes. As part of a longitudinal study on teaching effectiveness in Ghana, this paper examines the effects of SES on child academic performance in mathematics. A representative sample of 73 primary schools in Ghana was selected and written tests in mathematics were administered to all grade 6 students of the school sample both at… CONTINUE READING

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