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Title: Social Factor and Female Pupils’ Participation in Mobile Schools in Wajir District North Eastern Province Kenya.
Authors: Karani, Odanga Phelix
Keywords: Female Pupils
Mobile Schools
Wajir District-Kenya
Issue Date: May-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
Abstract: This study established the social factors and females’ participation in mobile schools in Wajir District in North Eastern province Kenya. Specifically, the study sought to determine (i) To determine the profile of the respondents as in gender, level of education, age, qualification and experience.(ii)To determine the extent to which social factors (such as home based factors, individual based factors and school based factors) affect girls’ participation in mobile school programme in Wajir District.(iii)To determine the degree of girls’ participation in mobile school programme in Wajir District.(iv)To determine if there are significant differences in the degree participation in mobile school programme in Wajir District between male and female pupils.(v)To determine the relationship between the social factors and girls’ participation in mobile school programme. A survey design was used specifically descriptive correlation and descriptive comparative; data were collected from using self administered questionnaires as the key data collection instruments. Data were analyzed at univariate level using frequency counts, mean Pearson Linear Correlation coefficient and regression analysis at bi-variate level. The findings revealed that there was a high level social factors there were several social factors affecting participation of learners in mobile schools programme north Wajir District; high level of participation of girls learners were high; there was no significant difference in the of social factors and level girls participation in mobile prodramme; social factors are positively correlated with girls in mobile programme in schools. Recommendations based on the findings were that; government of Kenya should implement more poverty reduction programs in country parts in mobile schools; parents should give equal rights to both boys and girls when it comes to school matters;Girls participation in leadership at schools needs be encouraged by both parents and school adminitration; girls participation in schools should be given more attention.
Description: A Dissertation Presented to the College of Higher Degrees and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree Bachelor of Arts with Education.
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