This research investigates the effects of child abuse on academic performance of primary school pupils’ in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State. Specifically, the study tried to; identify the personal characteristics of pupils’ and teachers in public primary school in Kwande Local Government Area and investigate the effect of child abuse on pupils’ academic performance in primary school and found that; child abuse has significant effects on both pupils’ assessment grades and their participation in class activities; and thus concludes that child abuse has significant effects on pupils’ academic performance in primary school. It was recommended among other things that, child abuse and it effects should receive attention in education policy forums in Benue State and Nigeria at large.
Tsegba Tersoo Timothy
Tsegba Tersoo Timothy born on 6th May, 1984 acquired the following advance qualifications; ND in Business Studies, HND in Business Administration & Managemet, & a PGD in Management. He currently works as an Independent Researcher in his self established research organization 'Global Learning Resource' in Mkar, Gboko in Benue State Nigeria.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
academic performance, child abuse, Primary School pupils
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