Factors Affecting Primary School Pupils' Education in Karimenu Sub-Location Thika Municipality Kenya

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of arts with education
The purpose of this study was to establish the factors affecting primary school education m Karimenu sub - location , Thika Municipality in Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to examine the educational policies and institutional processes affecting the education of pnmary school pupil's, examine the school based factors affecting the education of primary school pupil's and to examine the household and community based factors affecting the education of primary school pupil's. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires to the staff members 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 a number of factors are responsible low enrollment of pupils in primary schools. 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 ensuring that children go to school.
A Research Report Submitted To the Institution of Continuing and Distance Studies in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of A Bachelor's Degree in Education (Arts) Kampala International University
Pupils' Education, Thika Municipality Kenya