TEACHING AND LEARNING BASIC SCIENCE EFFECTIVELY: INHIBITIVE FACTORS
The study aimed at identifying the factors that inhibit or prevent effective teaching and learning of Basic Science Education in Ebonyi State. Questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection; it was designed and administered to both the teachers and students from the randomly selected secondary schools in the 3 education zones of the state. From the data analysis, it was found that low teacher qualification; inadequate number of basic science teachers, lack of laboratories among others are the factors that affect effective teaching and learning of Basic Science Education in the junior secondary schools. Based on these, suggestions and recommendations were made.
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