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Title: Factors for high rate of girl child school dropout:
Other Titles: a case study of Nguni Zone Nguni Division
Authors: Kisyule, Daniel Musee
Keywords: Girl child school dropout
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: This research is on factors for high rate of girl child school dropout, a case study of Nguni zone, in Nguni division of Kenya. The researcher in this study tried to investigate the causes of girl drop out in Nguni zone, the researcher further went on to find out the effects of such girl drop outs in the entire zone. The researcher also sought to discover the strategies that have been put in place to curb the drop out of girls in Nguni zone During the research period, the researcher used a number of data collection tools some of which included questionnaires, focus group discussions, interview, and schedules among others. The researchc-r found that girls in this zone dropped out schools due to early pregnancies over age and poor performance in school poverty among others. It was also found that the drop outs have affected the human resources in terms of employment opportunities for girls which has consequently led to high poverty levels. It was found that there was need for parents to be enlighten much on the need for education for girls as well as child rights. Guidance and counseling should be initiated in schools.
Description: A research report submitted to the institute of open and distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Degree of Bachelor of Education-Early childhood and primary Education of Kampala University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood and Secondary Education

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