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Title: Analysis of the factors responsible for pupils drop out in schools in Maragua Division Gathera Sublocation Nginda Zone in Ihumbu Village Central Province Of Murang'a South District Kenya
Authors: Wainaina, Elizabeth
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Keywords: Dropout
Pupils
Schools
Issue Date: Nov-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The maJor objective of the study was to examine the causes of school dropouts in Maragua Division, Murang'a South district, Kenya. The study was conducted in Maragua Division Murang'a South district Kenya. A total of 60 respondents were chosen; I 0 politicians, I 0 religious leaders, I 0 political leaders, and 30 parents consulted during the study. The study findings were collected in line with the research questions of the study. The first research question sought to find out the causes of school dropout in Maragua Division. The study findings reveal that; poverty, corpcral punishments, chronic illness, long distance of schools and lengthy learning hours were the answers given by respondents. The second research question sought to find out the effects of school dropouts in Maragua division. The study findings here revealed that; high crime rates, high level of illiteracy, early marriages, and early pregnancies were the answers given by respondents on this research question. The third research question sought to find out the solutions to school dropouts in Maranga division. The study findings revealed that; building of more schools, free education, compulsory education, provision of lunch in schools, and reduction of learning hours were the solutions given by the respondents. Conclusions and recommendations were then made after presenting and interpreting the data.
Description: A research report submitted to the institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of a Bachelor Degree of Education in Early Childhood Primary Education of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7640
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education

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