Factors influencing drop outs of pre-schools: a case study in Navakholo Division

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Kampala International University.College Of Education
The study of this report is about the factors influencing pre-school drop outs in Navakholo division, Kakamega district. It is directed by three objectives and these include: causes of the drop out, to identify the roles of NGO in fighting school drop out, and to estimate effort of government in promoting education. The study was descriptive where stratified sampling was used to select population. It employed a total sample of 50 respondents as in chapter four. Data were analyzed and presented using statistical methods of data presentation where percentages were integrated into tables. It was found out that the Causes of school drop out include the following; Personal factors that include marriage, personal problems, Social factors which include jobs, gender bias, and drug problems. Home and school stability and school experience. Rebellion, lack of encouragement related to school. Among the recommendation given are: provision of scholastic materials, increase in teachers' remuneration, provision of snack by schools, punishments should be minimized, establishment of technical schools, and there is need to sensitize the community.
Dissertation submitted to the IODL in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of bachelor of Education of Kampala International University
Drop outs, Pre-schools, Navakholo Division