ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF PUPILS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT PLACED ON THE INTEGRATED EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN THE HOHOE MUNICIPALITY, GHANA

Jacqueline Edem Akosua Dorleku, Raphael Kodzo Kwashie, Gifty Nana Yaa Rockson

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This research analyzed the academic performance of pupils with visual impairment placed on the integrated education programme in the Hohoe Municipality. The study was an evaluation research which employed pre-experimental research design. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the respondents for the study. A total of 25 respondents, comprising 12 boys with visual impairment and 13 girls with visual impairment were drawn for the study. The instruments used for data collection was test. The data was analyzed using mean and standard deviation using Microsoft Excel. The study revealed that the integrated education programme had a positive influence over the academic performance of the visually impaired pupils. Finally, teachers need to be given in-service training to use appropriate methodologies in teaching mathematics and English language to enhance academic performance.

 

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