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The relationship among school adjustment, gender and academic achievement amongst secondary school students in Kisumu District Kenya

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dc.contributor.author John Odwar Agak, A Mildred Ayere, Maureen Adhiambo Winga
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-21T07:24:14Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-21T07:24:14Z
dc.date.issued 2011-12-01
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/2241
dc.description The record can be accessed through this URL. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/sabinet/sljeteraps/2011/00000002/00000006/art00014 en_US
dc.description.abstract Poor school adjustment leads to low academic achievement, behavioural problems, discordant educational aspirations and even school dropout. The current study investigated the levels of school adjustment and its relationship with academic achievement. Gender differences in school adjustment were also examined. The theory used in the current study is the stage-environment fit theory propounded by Eccles and Midgley. A cross sectional research design was employed. The target population was 4500 students. The sample consisted of 450 secondary school students with mean age 18.38, SD 1.078. The form four classes in the selected schools were used. Questionnaires as well as official KCSE examination results were used to collect data in the study. Cronbachs' alpha as well as a pilot study was used to depict the reliability of the instrument. Face validity was also ascertained by three experts from the … en_US
dc.publisher Sabinet en_US
dc.subject Academic achievement; Form four examinations; Gender; School adjustment; Secondary school students en_US
dc.title The relationship among school adjustment, gender and academic achievement amongst secondary school students in Kisumu District Kenya en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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