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Title: Family roles and academic performance of girls in selected secondary schools in Bungoma District
Authors: Nasimiyu, Gladys Luchwala
Keywords: Family roles
Academic performance
secondary schools
Bungoma District
Issue Date: Aug-2007
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The study was carried out under the title Family Roles and Academic Performance of Girls in Selected Secondary Schools in Bungoma District. It was set to establish the causes of desimal performance of girls in secondary schools and find possible solutions to the problem. The study followed a descriptive research design where both qualitative and quantitative research design was adopted. The quantitative techniques were used in collecting and analyzing data from teachers and students. Three tools were employed to gather data; Observation, interview schedules and questionnaires. The qualitative technique on the other hand was used to assess factors affecting students academic performance in respect to attitudes towards school and studies for both girls as well as teachers. Through the research done in eight schools randomly selected in the division of Kimilili, data collected in form of interview schedules observation and questionnaires, the following factors emerge as responsible for the poor performance of girls in Kimilili division; work schedule 25 percent, home environment 31.24 percent, resource endowment 6.24 percent and school environment was 6.24 percent.
Description: A research project presented to the institute of continuing and distance studies in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree in Bachelor of Education in Arts
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Arts with Education

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