Impact of School Climate and Home Background on Performance of Students in English Language in Volta Region of Ghana

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Martina Adzo Kpornu


The essay investigated various factors which affect students’ performance in English language. As such, the performance of students in English is very important for the academic progression of every student. English is the main language used for instruction in all subjects in the school thus the performance in English is paramount for all students who do well in their academic work. This study is important in bringing out the strategies that enable teachers and students work on improving the performance of English in their schools. Further the study serves as an eye opener to the leadership of Senior High Schools on best practices that would help them improve performance of English in their schools and schools across Ghana,. In addition, the results of the study have the potential of helping educators and policy makers to come up with school policies that help in enhancing performance of English in Senior High Schools. The results are also of great significance for both the academia and practice. For academia, the work contributes to existing literature on factors influencing students’ performance in English language in the secondary schools, and for practice, educators can benefit from the recommendations of the study. Findings of this study pointed out to further studies on the factors influencing students’ performance in English language in the Senior High Schools across the country.


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Kpornu, M. A. (2020). Impact of School Climate and Home Background on Performance of Students in English Language in Volta Region of Ghana. Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(2).

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Kpornu, M. A. (2020). Impact of School Climate and Home Background on Performance of Students in English Language in Volta Region of Ghana. Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(2).


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