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Title: Effects of Poverty on the Academic Performance of Learners in the Selected Primary Schools of Keiyo District, Kenya
Authors: Kiprotich Sialo, Hillary
Keywords: Poverty
Academic Performance
Keiyo District, Kenya
Issue Date: Dec-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, bachelors degree of arts with education
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to establish the effects of poverty on pupil's academic performance of the selected primary schools in Keiyo District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between the effects mentioned and academic performance in Southern Division, and to investigate the role of the community in alleviating poverty and improving education in Southern Division. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires to the staff members of the schools and students involved in the study. The findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that poverty affected the academic performance of students negatively. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations on areas pertaining to the provision of school facilities for students to learn well.
Description: A Research Report Presented To the Institute Of Open and Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Degree Bachelor of Education (Arts) Of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/10259
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