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ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION OF STUDENTS AND TEACHERS TOWARDS EXAMINATION MALPRACTICES

ABSTRACT  

This research was carried out to investigate examination malpractice among secondary school students in Oshodi/Isolo Local Government area in Lagos State. The project examines the attitude and perception of students and teachers towards examination malpractice in secondary schools. In this research work, a sample of one hundred (100) respondents was collected using purposive sampling techniques from four secondary schools in Oshodi/Isolo Local Government. The research instrument used for the study was the teachers and students perception questionnaire which was validated by the supervisor and used for the collection of data from the respondents. The data collected from respondents were analyzed with distribution tables and simple percentage using likert scale. At the end of the analysis the study revealed the major reasons for examination malpractice which include parental pressure for good grades, peer group influence, inadequate preparation, and so on. The study further recommends that, good remuneration, re-orientation of teachers and parent, should be emphasized.