Effects of Gender and Source of Basic Education on Pre-Teachers’ Achievement in English Language Prose Fiction
Poor academic achievement of students hinges on many factors. Adunola (2011) linked regular poor academic achievement to ineffective teaching methods by teachers to impact knowledge to learners. Among other factors, gender is a recurrent decimal in the currency of research engagements. In many ways, gender influences so many personal and corporate decisions in human existence which includes choice of profession, academic career, and membership of social, cultural, religious, and political groups or organisations. Severally, many research outcomes favour the influence of gender on academic achievement, while some are negative. To this, we must understand that when many factors interact in certain situations and conditions, there might be differences. Therefore, the high index level of gender influence on human endeavour generally and its effect on the strategies as treatment on the achievement of Nigeria Certificate in Education English Language students in Prose Fiction were considered.