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Title: Effects of Drug Abuse On the Academic Performance of Primary Pupils in the Selected Schools of Kagundu Location, Murang' a South District Kenya
Authors: John, Zipporah Wairimu
Keywords: Drug Abuse
Murang' a South District Kenya
Issue Date: Nov-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, bachelors degree of science with education
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of drug abuse on the academic performance of learners. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the effects of drug abuse on student's discipline, to explore the common drugs abused by learners; and to investigate if learners who use drugs attend school regularly. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires and interview guides to learners, and teachers of the schools involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that drugs effect the discipline and education of learners negatively. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations that community and parents are important in a child's life. They should therefore be sensitized and encouraged to participate in all programs that aim to solve the problem of drugs. The government should also include them in all the plans they make concerning the fight against drug abuse
Description: A Research Report Submitted To the Institute Of Open and Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Degree Bachelor of Education (Science) Of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/8301
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