Internalizing and externalizing factors as predictive impact of covid-19 on private schools in the Dormaa Ahenkro district, Ghana.
Keywords:Covid-19, Low-Fee Private Schools (LFPS)
This study explored some internalizing and externalizing factors as predictive impact of covid-19 on private schools in the Dormaa Ahenkro district, Ghana. The study used the descriptive method with seven private schools comprising twenty-eight heads and proprietors. The items in this study were tested using the Cronbach alpha value. The study tested a hypothesis to determine the homogeneity of impact of Covid-19 among the schools. Analysis of the study was done using descriptive and inferential statistics respectively; with the help of SPSS version 25. Analysis revealed that there was an impact of Covid-19 pandemic on private schools in the study area and that the impact was homogeneous among the 14 schools. Analysis further revealed some key outlining factors that greatly impacted the schools. It has been suggested that leadership of the association of private schools along with the school heads and proprietors in their capacities should try and provide the necessary incentives for their teachers and workers in times of crisis. The leadership of the association of private schools should secure government support for their members. The private schools should implement virtual learning in order to send learning to the door steps of their students in their homes. That the school heads and the proprietors periodically should organize workshops for their teachers and workers.
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