The Impact of Domestic Responsibilities on the Academic Achievement of Married Women in College of Education, Azare

Tata Umar Sa’ad

Abstract


This study focuses on the impact of domestic responsibilities on the academic achievement of married women in College of Education, Azare, Bauchi state. The study sample was one hundred and twenty (120) married women selected through disproportionate stratified random sampling technique. The design adopted for this study was descriptive survey. The instruments for this study were questionnaire and results records. The questionnaire was administered to the sample and end of semester results were collected from the exams offices of the college. It was observed that married women in the College were performing a lot of domestic activities, such as cooking food for the family, taking care of the children, providing sexual satisfaction to their husbands, conception, giving birth, all during their studies period. It was also discovered that married women were finding it difficult in combining academic and domestic activities together but dedication and hardworking were their weapons. Finally, it was found out that they (married women) were also performing well like other students (males and single women) because they obtained a mean of 2.54 CGPA. It was recommended that the service of house help needs to be employed for married women, special scholarship should be provided for married women.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n7p101


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