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Title: Social factors and dropout in selected public primary schools in Kisumu municipality Kenya
Authors: Percy, Aokoodawa
Keywords: Dropout
Public primary schools
Kisumu municipality Kenya
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open & Distance Learning
Abstract: The study was about social factors and Pupils dropout rate in selected Public primary schools in Kisumu Municipally. It was guided by four objectives; establishing the profile of the respondents, level of social factors level of pupils ~drop out, and finding the relationship between level of social factors and level of pupils’ dropout. Using descriptive correlation survey research and expos factor design, the study employed a sample of 231 primary 8 pupils from a population of 547 in 8 selected Public Primary schools. The study found out that male pupils are more than female ones, level of social factors is fair, and level of pupils drop out is fair and that there is a significant positive relationship between level of social factors and level of pupils drop out. Based on the findings of the study, the following are recommended; that for the adaptation of schooling institutions to better respond to the needs of all learners, including discipline and attendance policies that maintain high standards without alienating students from schools, scheduling adaptations that accommodate learners needs, smaller school communities, and more challenging and engaging class work.
Description: A Thesis presented to the School of Post graduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala Uganda in Partial Fulfillment for the Degree Master of Educational Management and Administration
Appears in Collections:Masters of Educational Management and Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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