The Psychological Trauma of Boko Haram Conflict On Secondary School Students in Borno State.



The purpose of the study is to explore the impact of the psychological trauma in Borno as a result of Boko Haram insurgencies. Specifically, the objective of the study is to find out the Psychological Trauma affecting students’ academic achievement as a result of Boko Haram insurgencies. The study is a descriptive survey..  Questionnaire and Academic achievement test would be developed and validated for data collection. Similarly to obtain more detail information observation techniques would be used in order to observe the nature of schools in Borno state. Data collected would be analysed using SPSS 20; Chi square test  would be used as a statistical tool for analysing the students’  responses on various kind of Trauma affecting the entire secondary school students of Borno state, and Co- relation would be employed to analyse the results obtained using academic achievement test in three core subjects that are offered as the core subjects  by every secondary school students in Borno state.  It is expected that the finding of this study will explore various psychological trauma affecting secondary school students of Borno and how these psychological trauma affecting their academic achievement. In line with the findings, recommendations would be made for improvement in the existing schools and restoring confidence and psychological well being among staff and students of Borno state. 

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