Analysis of the Factors Responsible for Pupils Drop Out in Schools in Sagalla Division Voi District- Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ................................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ......................................................................................................................... ii

DEDICATION .................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ..................................................................................................... iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................................................................................... v

ACRONYMS ..................................................................................................................... viii

ABSTRACT ........................................................................................................................ ix

CHAPTER ONE .................................................................................................................... I

1.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................ !

1.1 Background ................................................................................................................ 3

1.2 Statement of the problem ....................................................................................... .4

1.3 Objectives of the study ............................................................................................ .4

1.3.1 General objective .................................................................................................. .4

1.3.2 Specific objectives .................................................................................................. 4

1.4 Research questions .................................................................................................. .4

1.5 Scope of the study ................................................................................................... .4

1.5.1 Contextual scope ................................................................................................... .4

1.5.2 Geographical scope .............................................................................................. 5

1.6 Significance of the study .......................................................................................... 5

1.6 Definition of operational terms ............................................................................... 5

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................................ 6

2.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................ 6

2.1 Comparison of primary school drop out among few countries .......................... 6

2.2 Poverty ........................................................................................................................ 6

2.3 Hunger ......................................................................................................................... 7

2.4 Poor facilities at school ............................................................................................. 8

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2.5 Break down of families ............................................................................................. 8

2.6 Bad school experience .............................................................................................. 9

2.7 Social behaviour ........................................................................................................ 9

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY ............................................................................. 10

3.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 11

3.1 Research design ...................................................................................................... 11

3.2 Area and population of the study ......................................................................... 11

3.3 Sample design .......................................................................................................... 11

3.4 Data collection methods and instruments ........................................................... 12

3.4.1 Method ................................................................................................................... 12

3.5 Data analysis ............................................................................................................ 13

3.5.1 Quantitative data analysis .................................................................................. 13

3.5.2 Qualitative data analysis ..................................................................................... 13

3.6 Limitations of the study .......................................................................................... 13

CHAPTER FOUR: FINDINGS, PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS ............................... 14

4.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 14

4.1 Social demographic characteristics of respondents ........................................... 15

4.1.1 Age ......................................................................................................................... 15

4.1.2 Marital status ........................................................................................................ 15

4.1.3 Sex of the respondents ....................................................................................... 16

4.1.4 Education status of respondents ....................................................................... 17

4.2 Causes of school dropout in Sagalla Division, Voi District, Kenya ................... 18

4.3 The impact of school dropout in Sagalla zone, Voi district.. ............................. 21

4.4 Solutions to students' school dropout.. ................................................................ 23

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION ................... 27

5.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 27

5.1 Summary of the study ............................................................................................ 27

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5.2 Conclusion ................................................................................................................ 28

5.3 Recommendations ................................................................................................... 28

REFERENCES .................................................................................................................... 31

APPENDICES ..................................................................................................................... 33

APPENDIX I: QUESTIONNAIRE ................................................................................... .34

ABSTRACT The major objective of the study was to examine the causes of school dropouts in Sagalla Division, Voi district, Kenya. The study was conducted in Sagalla Division Voi district Kenya. A total of 60 respondents were chosen; 10 politicians, 10 religious leaders, 10 political leaders, and 30 parents consulted during the study. The study findings were collected in line with the research questions of the study. The first research question sought to find out the causes of school dropout in Saga Ila Division. The study findings reveal that; poverty, corporal punishments, chronic illness, long distance of schools and lengthy learning hours were the answers given by respondents. The second research question sought to find out the effects of school droput in Sagalla division. The study findings here revealed that; high crime rates, high level of illiteracy, early marriages, and early pregnancies were the answers given by respondents on this research question. The third research question sought to find out the solutions to school dropouts in Sagalla division. The study findings revealed that; building of more schools, free education, compulsory education, provision of lunch in schools, and reduction of learning hours were the solutions given by he respondents. Conclusions and recommendations were then made after presenting and interpreting the data.

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Frontiers, E. & NYANDIA, K (2022). Analysis of the Factors Responsible for Pupils Drop Out in Schools in Sagalla Division Voi District- Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-the-factors-responsible-for-pupils-drop-out-in-schools-in-sagalla-division-voi-district-kenya

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Frontiers, Edu, and KIGUNDA NYANDIA "Analysis of the Factors Responsible for Pupils Drop Out in Schools in Sagalla Division Voi District- Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-the-factors-responsible-for-pupils-drop-out-in-schools-in-sagalla-division-voi-district-kenya. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and KIGUNDA NYANDIA . "Analysis of the Factors Responsible for Pupils Drop Out in Schools in Sagalla Division Voi District- Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-the-factors-responsible-for-pupils-drop-out-in-schools-in-sagalla-division-voi-district-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and NYANDIA, KIGUNDA . "Analysis of the Factors Responsible for Pupils Drop Out in Schools in Sagalla Division Voi District- Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-the-factors-responsible-for-pupils-drop-out-in-schools-in-sagalla-division-voi-district-kenya