Teacher Factors as Predictors of Students’ Achievement in English Language in Ibadan Southwest Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria

Adeyemi Adeyinka, Nigeria, ID LLCE2016-301;    This study investigates teacher factors as predictors of students’ achievement in English Language. It adopted the descriptive research survey design. Four research questions were raised and ten randomly selected public senior secondary school two students in Ibadan Southwest Local Government Area participated in the study. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics and multiple regression at 0.05 level of significance. Findings revealed a significant relationship between teacher factors and students’ achievement in English Language. The relative effect of the variables on students’ achievement were significant. Teacher attitude was the only factor that predicted students’ achievement in English most. It is therefore recommended that teachers should be sponsored to workshops, seminars and conferences to improve their attitude to English Language.

Keywords: Teaching experience, achievement in English language, attitude, years of experience, content knowledge, text utilization.