Effects of Teacher's Attitude on Child’s Academic Performance: The Case of Hohoe Municipality


  • Alberta Aseye Ama Duhoe Department of Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages, Kenyatta University


academic performance, attitude, children, teacher


This paper investigates the impact of educator's attitudes on the academic performance of children in basic schools in the Hohoe Municipality. Teacher's attitude, as estimated by the standard inventory in this research, involved seven particular components of an attitude (clarity, enthusiasm, interaction, organization, disclosure, speech, and rapport) while the academic performance of the children was estimated by their (student's) class score. By utilizing a stratified proportionate testing strategy, 300 students were chosen from structure basic institutions in Hohoe Municipality and a cross-sectional study was led to gauge the impact and to find the connection between factors. It has been established from information examination that instructors' attitude has a significant association with academic performance. Of these seven components, the research found five components (clarity, organization, disclosure, speech, and rapport) have a significant association with children's academic performance while two components (enthusiasm and organization) have no association with the dependent variable. Children have a significant difference in their academic performance while the only single component (speech) was found to reveal distinction based on their (student's) sexual orientation


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Effects of Teacher’s Attitude on Child’s Academic Performance: The Case of Hohoe Municipality. (2019). International Journal of Research and Scholarly Communication, 2(Special), 4-17. https://royalliteglobal.com/ijoras/article/view/29

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