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Title: Effects of poverty on the academic performance of learners in the selected secondary schools of Kabati division Kitui district Kenya
Authors: Muli Kanyaa, Bendetta
Keywords: Poverty
Academic performance
Learners
Secondary schools
Kabati division Kitui district
Kenya
Issue Date: Jul-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to establish the effects of pove1ty on learners' academic performance of the selected schools in Kabati Division Kitui District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study was to investigate the relationship between the effects mentioned and academic performance in Kabati division, and to investigate the role of the community in alleviating poverty and improving education in Kabati Division. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the staff members of the schools and learners involved in the study. 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 poverty affected the academic performance of learners negatively. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations on areas pertaining to the provision of school facilities for learners to learn well.
Description: A Research Report Presented to the Faculty of Education in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Bachelor Degree in Science with Education of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/9731
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Science with Education

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