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Title: Child abuse and its effect on academic performance of pupils in Ainabkoi zone, Eldoret east district, Kenya.
Authors: Boinett, Carolyn
Keywords: Child abuse
Academic performance of pupils
Ainabkoi zone, Eldoret east district
Kenya
Issue Date: Nov-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The purpose of study was to determine the effects of child abuse on the academic performance of pupils in Ainabkoi zone in Eldoret East district Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were; to determine the effect child abuse on the academic performance of pupils, to investigate the relationship between Child abuse and emotional behavior, to investigate the relationship between child abuse and violence and to investigate the common types of child abuse in Ainabkoi zone in Eldoret East District. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the teachers and focused group discussion with the pupils. Findings indicated that child abuse had a negative consequence on the academic performance of pupils in Ainabkoi zone in Eldoret East District. Recommendations included Government making sure the culprits of child abuse are punished according to the law to prevent escalation; also Schools should devise means of identifying children who have been abused and help them by for example providing counseling services; lastly the community should be sensitized on the dangers of child abuse and how to prevent it
Description: A Research Project Submitted To The Institute Of Open And Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirement For The Award Of The Degree Bachelor Of Education (SNE) Of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/10596
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