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Title: Mentorship and girl child education in secondary schools in Garowe, Puntland, Somalia
Authors: Fatima Abdulsalam, Moiiamud
Keywords: Mentorship
Girl child education in
Issue Date: Nov-2018
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The study sought to examine the impact of mentorship and girl child education in secondary schools in Garowe, Puntland, Somalia. The study objectives were; to establish the relationship between guidance and counselling and girl child education in Garowe, Puntland, to find out the relationship between role modelling and parental attitudes toward girl child education in Garowe, Puntland and to establish relationship between learning environment and girl child education in Garowe, Puntland, Somalia. The study was employed correlation research design to study the relationship between mentorship and girl child education. The study also employed quantitative approach. The study population involved 100 respondents and this comprised of selected officials from Ministry of Education, Mercy Corps, Educationalists, Selected female mentors and selected female students in Garowe. A sample size of 80 respondents was determined through stratified sampling, purposive sampling and random sampling methods. Data was collected from both primary and secondary sources using questionnaires and data from Puntland Ministry of Education. Data was analyzed through standardized statistical analysis techniques using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). Descriptive data organized into frequency tables from which the means, standard deviations, percentages were calculated. The inferential data was also analyzed using Pearson’s’ multi linear correlation coefficient to compare the difference between categorical frequencies of the research variables. The study found out that the total average mean of mentorship and girl child education was 3.34 which means very satisfactory in likert scale. This also indicates that there is a strong and positive significance relationship between mentorship variables (role modeling, guidance and counseling and learning environment) and girl child education. Further, the regression analysis found that the three variables a great and positive influence on girl child education. The study concludes that guidance and counseling is a twin word that is inseparable, but for the purpose of this study. School counselling for secondary students is designed to address the physical, emotional, social and academic difficulties of adolescents. The study recommends that as much as possible Ministry of Education (MOE), all implementing agencies of educational policies and heads of• senior high school should endeavor to assign female mentor and counselors with the sole responsibility of guidance and counseling for the students especially for girls.
Description: A dissertation submitted to ‘~i1e college of humanities and social sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements of award of’ a master’s degree in counseling psychology of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology

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