Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 6, Pages: 1-10
Muhammad Arshad1*, Zia Ahmad Qamar2 , Faheem Huma Gulzar3 and Gulzar Ahmed4
1SST Science, Govt. Fazilka Islamia Model High School Pakpattan, Punjab-Pakistan;
2Govternment High School No.1 Haveli Lakha, Okara-Pakistan; [email protected]
3University of Lahore-Pakistan; [email protected] 4 University of Lahore-Pakpattan Campus, Pakistan; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
SST Science, Govt. Fazilka Islamia Model High School Pakpattan, Punjab-Pakistan;
Email: [email protected]
Objective: To find out the effects of school environment on academic achievement in English subject at secondary level in Pakistan. Methodology: Sample comprised of 448 respondents which include 28 school heads, 140 teachers teaching English to secondary classes and 240 students of 10th class of Rawalpindi district. Three types of questionnaire, one for each respondent were developed and validated before actual data collection. For measuring students’ achievement, a test in the subject of English was administered. Data were analyzed in the form of percentages, averages and Pearson’s Correlation Method. Findings: It was found that most of the school buildings were not properly equipped with necessary physical facilities. Audio visual aids were not properly utilized in all the sample schools. It was concluded that there was no relationship between the school environment and students’ achievement in English subject at secondary level. Improvements: The better physical environment may be provided to the secondary level educational institutions. Discipline may properly be maintained in the secondary schools.
Keywords: Academic Achievement, Pearson Correlation, Physical Facilities, School Environment, Secondary Level, Test
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