Salient Issues in Students’ Poor Performance in Mathematics at Public Examinations in Nigeria: A Case Study of selected secondary schools in Adamawa State
Udonsa, A. E.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
This study on Salient Issues in Students’ Poor Performance in Mathematics at Public Examinations in Nigeria aims at investigating the possible and reliable solutions to the problems that are emanating from the “causes of mass failure in mathematics at O-level examination. A case study is drawn selected secondary schools in Adamawa State, Nigeria. The study adopts expository research design. It also investigates the way teachers and students are involved in a day to day process of teaching and learning of mathematics as a subject and as a career. It is observed that the brain behind the whole setbacks centered on the attitude of the students and effectiveness of the tutor in handling the subject (Mathematics). Therefore, it is good that government should propound the means to allocate necessary resources needed for the implementation and development of our educational system; and for the attainments of the whole goals written in the national policy on education