Determinants of Students’ Academic Performance in Nandi-East District Public Secondary Schools.

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Kampala International University ,College of Education, Department of Open and E-distance Learning
This study explored the determinants of academic performance in some selected secondary schools in Nandi-East District in Kenya. In this manner, the study was guided by four objectives; establishing the profile of the respondents, the level of the determinants of academic performance, establishing the level of academic performance of the students and finding the relationship between the two variables, The study employed descriptive corre[ational survey research design using a sample of 231 form four students from the selected three secondary schools. The study discovered that the level of determinants of academic performance is fair. The study also found that the level of academic performance in Nandi East District schools is low. The study further discovered a significant positive relationship between the level of determinants of academic performance and the level of academic performance. The researcher recommended that administrative policies in some of the schools should be done, academic committee should be established in every school, parents should be informed to watch over their children’s academic performance, issues regarding teachers’ rewards should also be addressed and the administration should provide basic education facilities and employ skilled and trained teachers.
A Thesis Presented to The Institute of Open and Distance Learning and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment of The Requirements for The Degree Master of Education.
Students’ Academic Performance, Nandi-East District, Public Secondary Schools