n Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies - An evaluation of secondary school teachers' competency in evaluating students' cognitive and pyscho-motor achievement in basic science and technology (BST)

Volume 5, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 2141-6990
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The study assessed the competency of the secondary schools teachers in evaluating students' cognitive and psychomotor achievement in BST with the teachers gender, years of experience and qualification as variables. The study is a descriptive research of the survey type. The population of the study consisted of all secondary school teachers in Ondo state but the study was delimited to 4 Local government Areas of the state. out of which 20 public secondary schools and 5 private secondary schools were selected. The total number of the teachers used in the study were 90 out of which 57 male and 33 female were selected through stratified random sampling technique The instrument used was a self-developed 25-item instrument. One research question and three hypotheses were raised and tested using descriptive and inferential statistics respectively. The study is significant in that it aims at identifying the competencies required and acquired by BST teachers for successful and comprehensive assessment of their students' achievements and reveal gaps on which suggestion for filling the gap are made. The results of the study indicated that teachers' qualification and their years of experience does not have any effect on how to determine the objective of the test, constructing table of specification and evaluate students' learning outcome but there was a significant difference in teachers' gen, and their competency in evaluating sciences learning outcome. Some recommendations were made after the study.

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