Academic Underachievement of Learners at School: A Literature Review


This paper provides an account of academic underachievement using a literature review. It begins by describing what academic underachievement is as a global conern. Different etiological models, characteristics, types and symptoms of academic underachievers are discussed. The paper concludes with a dsicussion of school-related factors affecting acadeimc underachievement. We conclude by noting that learners need to be made aware of the existence of academic underachievment and that the phenomenon is pervasive but can be dealt with. DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n23p82

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