Influencing Factors Bedeviling the Study of Science among Ghanaian Students in Senior High Schools

Ebenezer Wireko Brobbey, Alexander Baah, Sabina Ampon-Wireko


The study unveils factors affecting the teaching and learning of science among secondary schools in Ghana. However, from open and available literature, it can be established that eleven (11) influencing factors impedes the conduct and development of science as a subject. The study aims to bring to light the factors affecting the Study of Science among Ghanaian Students in Senior High Schools. The results found that inadequate and lack of skilled science teachers, mode of delivery of science, Lack of Resources, changing of policies affect the teaching and learning of science. The study however posit various innovative measures and methodologies that policy makers can adopt towards improving the teaching of science as an academic discipline in the country.

Keywords: Science, Education, Ghana, Senior High Schools

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/11-9-28

Publication date:March 31st 2020

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