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|Title:||Influence of school location on pupils' academic performance in nairobi central business district, starehe division, Nairobi Kenya|
|Authors:||Wangari, Alice Kamaru|
|Publisher:||Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning|
|Abstract:||The researcher's main aim was to find out the effects of school location on pupils' academic performance in Nairobi Central Business District of Starehe Division, Nairobi North District. In the learning process, many factors affect the pupils' academic performance. These factors may be due to home environment, school environment or even the learner's attitude. The objective of this study was to find out the relationship that exists between the learners' academic performance and the location of the school. A descriptive survey method was adopted, whereby four schools were used. Questionnaires were developed for the respondents. The instrument covered areas like home factors, parents' role, school location, academic performance and its enhancement. The researcher found that the location of the school greatly affect the academic performance of pupils learning within the Nairobi Central Business District. Factors such as noise, lack of enough space, transport and exposure have a negative effect on the learners' performance. Location of the school very much influences the academic performance of the pupils. Many factors caused by the location of the school lead to poor academic performance of the pupils. If this has to be corrected, effective mechanisms have to be put in place. The study recommended that much ought to be done by all stakeholders to check on the negative effects brought about by the school being located within the NCBD.|
|Description:||A research report submitted to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Education in Arts of Kampala International University|
|Appears in Collections:||Bachelor of Arts with Education|
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