Okudo Odinakolisa Christopher (PhD), Obumse Nneka Anthonia (PhD)


This study was on the relationship between study skills and academic achievement of public senior secondary schools students in Anambra State. The correlation survey deign was adopted for the study. Five research questions and one null hypothesis guided the study. The population of the study was 10, 369 students of the SS (III) class and the sample size consists of 1000 students. Purposive sampling technique was used to choose the sample size. A researcher developed instrument made up of five clusters was used to measure the relationship between study skills academic achievement of senior secondary school students from Anambra State. The questionnaire was administered through the help of three research assistants briefed on the purpose of the research. All administered questionnaire were returned. Aggregate scores and correlation coefficient was used to answer the research questions while the hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance using -t- test for correlation. The findings of the study revealed that about 89.01% of students were satisfied with their study skills and a very high positive relation of the 0.69 existed between study skills and academic achievement of students from Anambra State. The hypothesis revealed a significance of difference between the student’s study skill and academic achievement. The following recommendations among others were proffered and they include, beefing up the presence of amenities in rural schools, organization of extra moral classes for the new students enhancing government interventions in schools.


Relationship, Study Skills, academic achievement, Public Secondary Schools, Anambra State

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