Effect of Teacher Effectiveness on Kwara State Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Mathematics

Abstract:

The thrust of the study was to assess the effects of “Teacher Effectiveness” on students’ achievement in Mathematics. Results of ANOVA revealed that apart from teachers’ qualification, there were significant differences in all variables of teacher effectiveness Considered in the research. Furthermore, the results of multiple repression analysis showed clearly that the subjective independent variables predicted considerably the objective measures of students’ achievement in Mathematics. It was therefore suggested, that the present secondary school students’ Poor achievement in Mathematics could be improved, if only Qualified and experienced teachers handle Mathematics at the Senior secondary school level; but such teachers need be adequately provided with relevant instructional facilities.