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dc.contributor.authorJoel, Ndegwa Njuche-
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-13T13:21:23Z-
dc.date.available2019-11-13T13:21:23Z-
dc.date.issued2011-08-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/2920-
dc.descriptionA Research Report Presented To The Institute Of Open And Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirement For The Award Of Bachelor Of Education In Early childhood And Primary Education Of Kampala International Universityen_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to investigate the academic performance of children living with single parents in Mwingi Central, Mwingi District Kenya. Specific Objectives of the study were: (1) To investigate the relationship between children living with single parents and poor performance, (2) Investigate the relationship between children living with single parents and emotional stress, (3) Investigate the relationship between children living with single parents and dropping out of school and (4) Investigate the relationship between children living with single parents and delinquent behavior. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the teachers and focus group discussions with the parents. The findings revealed that children from single parent families were likely to drop out of school, perform poorly in school, have emotional stress and involve in delinquent behaviors. The study recommended: that: The government and policy makers should take into consideration the problems of children living with single parents. The single parents should also be counseled on social needs of their children so that their academic work will not suffer at school. Children and their parents should be counseled together to help both the child and the parenten_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKampala International University, school of educationen_US
dc.subjectAcademic Performance of Children Living With Single Parentsen_US
dc.subjectMwingi District Kenyaen_US
dc.titleAcademic Performance of Children Living With Single Parents in Mwingi Central, Mwingi District Kenyaen_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
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