By Dr Veronica Nakanda Effiom & Stella Uchechukwu Okeke
This study sought to determine the influence of teachers’ demographics on academic achievement of secondary school students’ in Economics in Calabar Metropolis of Cross River State; that is Calabar Municipality and Calabar South Local Government Areas. Two research questions and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The research design adopted for this study was the ex-post facto design. Simple random and purposive sampling techniques were used to recruit a total of 92 Economics teachers and 2,940 Economics students as the respondents. Two sets of instruments were used for data collection: Teacher Variables Questionnaire (TVQ) and Economics Achievement Test (EAT). Independent t-test analysis and One-way analysis of variance was carried out on data collected at .05 significant level. The results from the analysis of the data indicated that gender of teachers has no significant influence on academic achievement of students” in Economics and age of teachers does not significantly influence “students’ academic achievement. The study recommended that employers of labour and school proprietors should not rely on the gender and age of the teachers before employing them.