UNIZIK Journal of
Educational Research and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: UNIZIK J. Educ. Res. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2736-0296
  • DOI: 10.5897/UNIJERPS
  • Start Year: 2020
  • Published Articles: 17

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of gender on Basic Science students’ academic achievement in secondary schools in Enugu Education Zone, Enugu State, Nigeria

Ani I. Mercy
  • Ani I. Mercy
  • Department of Educational Foundations, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Obodo C. Abigail
  • Obodo C. Abigail
  • Department of Science Education Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Ikwueze C. Chikodiri
  • Ikwueze C. Chikodiri
  • Department of Science Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.
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Festus I. Tafi
  • Festus I. Tafi
  • Department of Science Education, Federal University of Agriculture, Markudi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 06 August 2021
  •  Accepted: 06 October 2021
  •  Published: 31 October 2021


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