Academic performance of students admitted with different entry certificate in Nigeria certificate in education programme in federal college of education (technical), Omoku

Japo Oweikeye Morto Amasuomo


The study was an attempt to determine the levels of academic performance of two groups of students admitted with different entry certificates in the Nigeria certificate in Education (NCE) Technical Programme and to find out whether both groups differ significantly in performance. Seventy (70) first year Technical students of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku during the 2011/2012 academic session were used for the study. The data consisted of raw scores obtained by these students in five (5) courses. The Arithmetic Means and t-test were used to analyze the data. Reliability of t-test results were ascertained by the use of f-test of group variances. The study established that the secondary school certificate students performed significantly better than their City and Guilds certificate counterparts, and the both groups differed significantly in other academic performance.


performance, academic qualification, entry qualification, prior education

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Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2011-2024

Online ISSN: 2013-6374; Print ISSN: 2014-5349; DL: B-2000-2012

Publisher: OmniaScience