This research work was conducted to investigate the effects of strike action on secondary school students learning effectiveness in Social Studies in some selected secondary schools in Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State as it patterns to their development. Survey research design was adopted for the study. With this design it was possible to study the targeted population using sample. The sample comprised of 100 students carefully selected from a population of 400 students. To elicit responses from these students, a structured and closeended questionnaire was developed and systematically administered. The questionnaires were retrieved and analyzed with the Pearsons Product Moment Correlation statistical tool. Result revealed that strike action in secondary school significantly influence students learning effectiveness and performance in Social Studies. To this end, it was recommended that the government and other educational stakeholders stand up to their responsibility and stabilize the education system while stamping out strike actions in the system for effective human development in the field of social studies.
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