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The study made a comparative analysis of students' attitudes and performance in financial accounting in public and private secondary schools in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. A descriptive survey design was used. Two hundred and forty (240) respondents were selected from public and private secondary schools using a purposeful sampling technique. Three research questions guided the study. Two Researcher-developed questionnaires titled Student's Attitudinal Scale and Student's Performance Scale were used for data collection. The data were analysed using frequency count and percentage. The results revealed that students’ attitudes had a significant impact on teaching and learning, there is no significant difference in the performance of male and female students in financial accounting in public and private secondary schools. It was therefore recommended among others that teachers should demonstrate skills to attract the attention of students in learning financial accounting. Adequate teaching and learning facilities should be provided.


Students’ attitude Performance Financial accounting

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Akinloye, M. L., & Iyekekpolor, O. P. (2023). Analysis Of Students’ Attitude Towards Financial Accounting In Public And Private Secondary Schools In Alimosho Area Of Lagos State. Benin Journal of Educational Studies, 28(1), 144–150. Retrieved from