oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Illiteracy and truancy: implications for parents, teachers and governments
|Article Title||Illiteracy and truancy: implications for parents, teachers and governments|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Psychology Section, Department of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||143 - 151|
|Keyword(s)||Absenteeism, Adult education programmes, Functional illiteracy, Inefficiency and Life-orientated|
The study investigated the relationship between parental illiteracy and truancy among urban and rural Day Secondary School pupils in Kaduna and Katsina States. The findings were discussed in the light of available data and literature. The implications of this for parents, teachers and governments and other remediation measures were discussed.
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