HomeSMCC Higher Education Research Journalvol. 7 no. 1 (2020)

Determinants of Learning Competency Among Pupils of Indigenous Groups

Emma C. Butil

Discipline: Education



Education is a primary and powerful instrument in reducing poverty. The study was conducted to determine the Determinants of Learning Competency Among Pupils of Indigenous Group in the Division of Agusan del Norte. The study utilized the descriptive research design. It employed Grade IV, V and VI a total of 154 pupils of Santiago, Jabonga, and Kitcharao Districts during School Year 2016-2017. Data were gathered through questionnaires and interviews. The statistical tools used in analysis and interpretation of data include the Frequency, Percentage, Stepwise Regression, and analysis of variance (ANOVA). The study results revealed that there is no significant influence in the personal profile, domestic factors and school environment to the learning competency among pupils of the indigenous group. The study concludes the respondents must study more to get a satisfactory mark rating to be proactive rather than the passive individual. The study recommends that hence father educational attainment, family income, family size and physical facilities, determinants of learning competency among respondents, parents must do something to educate, to uplift, to have family planning and DepEd as key instruments for progress must conduct training and workshops for teachers pupils and parents.