Article Number: DRJEVS186005267
Vol. 2 (5), pp. 79-88, September 2020
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Original Research Article
Input and Output of the Educational System for 2011 – 2017 Academic Sessions of Public Secondary Schools in three (3) Senatorial District of Edo State
This study explored the pattern of input and output of the educational system for seven (7) years in the Edo North Senatorial District of Edo State and examined how educational input affects the output of pupils in public secondary schools. The research study was centred on the new intake of Junior Secondary School Admission into Class 1 (JSS 1) and Junior Secondary School Examinations (JSSE). Pearson’s product-moment correlation shows a t-value (2.3356), with a degree of freedom (25) and a p-value (0.0278). (a) It, therefore, follows that the H0 could be rejected since the p-value is less than the alpha (0.05) at a 5 percent level of significance. This shows that there is evidence of correlation though not a strong positive correlation with 42%, (b) shows a t-value (7.4118), with a degree of freedom (27) and p-value (0.465). This means that the H0 could not be rejected, hence, there is a weak correlation between inputs and outputs and therefore we cannot reject H0, (c) shows that t-value (3.6174), with a degree of freedom (25) and p-value (0.0014). It, therefore, follows that there no linear relationship between the inputs and output since the p-value is less than the alpha (0.05) at a 5 percent level of significance. It shows that there is a correlation between inputs and outputs and therefore we reject H0 and conclude that there is a linear relationship between the number of students admitted into JSS1 (input) and their performance during the JSS3 examination (output) of the public schools in Edo North Senatorial District of Edo State.
Keywords: Input, output, educational system, public schools, government policies