Low completion rates of secondary schools students in central division, Garissa district, Kenya

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Kampala International University, Institute of Open and Distance Learning
This study aimed at investigating the low completion rates of secondary schools in Central division, Garissa district, Kenya. In the review of related literature, all secondary sources viewed relevant to the study was revisited and gave the researcher a clear picture of what the entire study was about. A descriptive design was adopted for this particular study and questionnaires served the main tools for data collection. The number of students who start secondary school is high but those who complete are few. Poverty was named as the major cause of low completion of secondary schools where parents do not have enough money to pay for their children. This study provides a deeper analysis of the reason why there were low Completion rates in Central division Garissa district in Kenya. It was conducted to increase understanding of all stakeholders. particularly policy makers charged with the responsibility of providing education for all children. A number of recommendations were made that could increase accessibility of students in secondary school.
A Research Report Submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Bachelor of Science with Education of Kampala International University
completion rates, secondary schools