Gaga Thomas Ali, Shamsudeen Sadisu


This study is based on a total of eighty five people were used. A total of eighty questionnaires and six 96) research questions and hypothesis were raised and tested.Some related literature reviews were used. Questionnaires and oral interview were used to collect relevant data. A case study type of research design was used, due to the in-depth search for the problems facing the teaching and learning of computer science in secondary schools. The finding shows that the problems facing the teaching and learning are, lack of qualified teachers capable of handling the subject, attitude of both the teachers, ministers of education and students to the subject, lack of practical classes, “lack of relevant materials, and equipments, the appreciation attitude of students.The teaching of computer science in secondary schools is necessary since Computer Education is relevant to the technological needs and interest of our society as a result of its numerous areas of applications such as Medicine, Education, Transport, Office automation, Sports, banking and Business etc.Thus the findings leads to the conclusion that lack of appreciation of falling standard in Computer Science Education are dependent on identified problems above and if adequate attention is focused at solving the problems, the problems facing the teaching and learning of Computer would be eradicated in our Nigeria educational system.

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