Causes and Effects of Girl Child School Dropout in The Community of Biiso Sub-County, Buliisa District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

DEDICATION Ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

LIST OF ACRONYMNS viii

LIST OF TABLES ix

ABSTRACT

CHAPTER. ONE: INTRODUCTION. E.....~.,.~s uunssus~nm..ugn.n...n.,..I..,..c.... 1

1.1 Background to the Study 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem 2

1.3 Purpose of the Study 3

1.4 Objectives of the Study 3

1.5 Research Questions 3

1.6 Scope of the Study 4

1.6.1 Contextual scope 4

1.6.2 Geographical scope 4

1.6.3 Time scope 4

1.7 Significance of the Study 4

CHAPTER. TV~lO : LITE R.PTU R.E ~EV’i! 6

2.0 Introduction 6

2.1 Review of Related Literature 6

2.2 Causes of girl child school dropouts 7

2.2.1 Parents Participation on girl child drop out in schools 7

2.2.2 Indiscipline cases and girls’ dropout in schools 9

2.3 Impact of girl child school dropout 11

2.4 Effect of girl School Dropouts to the Community 12

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CHA~P’TE~~. 1H1~.EE: £hlETi1ODOLOG”(n.in.,.iin.aui.#..i...i..~..i~u..~i 14

3.0 Introduction .14

3.1 Research design 14

3.2 Area and population of the study 14

3.3 Sampling procedure 14

3.4 Sample size 14

3.5 Instruments data collection 15

3.5.1 Interviews 15

3.5.2 Questionnaires 15

3.6 Reliability and validity 16

3.7 Ethical Consideration 16

3.8 Data processing 17

3.8.1 Editing and spot checking 17

3.8.2 Coding 17

3.8.3 Data analysis 17

3.9 Limitations of the study 18

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 19

4.0 Chapter Review 19

4.1 Social Demographic Characteristics 19

4.1.1 Age of the respondents 19

4.1.2 Marital Status 20

4.1.3 Sex of the respondents 20

4.1.4 Educational status 21

4.2. Causes of girls’ school dropout in Biiso sub county Buliisa District 22

4.3. The effects of girls’ school dropout in Biiso sub county Buliisa district 22

4.4. Solutions to girls’ school dropout in Biiso sub-county Buliisa District 23

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATION5~. 24

5.0 Introduction 24

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5.1 Discussion of the Findings .24

5.2 Conclusions 30

5.3 Recommendations 31

5.4 Areas for further research 33

REFERENCES 34

APPENDICES 35

APPENDIX I: QUESTIONNAIRE TO MATURE RESPONDENTS 35

APPENDIX II: QUESTIONNAIRE TO STUDENTS 37

APPENDIX III: BUDGET 39

ABSTRACT The study on the causes and effects of girl-child school dropouts was carried out in Biiso sub-county Buliisa District. The purpose of the study was to investigate the causes and effects of girl-child school dropout in schools. The research was guided by the objectives of the study which included; finding out the causes of girl-child school dropouts in Biiso sub-county Buliisa District, finding out the effects of girls school dropouts in the community of Biiso sub-county. The sample size of 60 respondents was got from the population of teachers, students, political leaders and local community members. The researcher used interviews, questionnaires to collect the data. The findings revealed that; poverty, corporal punishments, chronic sickness, long distance of schools, and lengthy learning hours were the major causes of school dropouts in Biiso sub-county. High crime rates high illiteracy levels early marriages and early pregnancies were the major effects of girl-child school dropout in Biiso subcounty, and building of more schools, free education, compulsory education, provision of lunch in schools, reduction of learning hours were the solutions to girl-child school dropouts in the community of Biiso sub-county. The researcher later recommended that; there is need for parental responsibility, community involvement in education, and stopping of corporal punishments were some of the recommendations made by the researcher after presenting and interpreting the data.

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Frontiers, E. & EVE, K (2022). Causes and Effects of Girl Child School Dropout in The Community of Biiso Sub-County, Buliisa District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-effects-of-girl-child-school-dropout-in-the-community-of-biiso-sub-county-buliisa-district

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Frontiers, Edu, and KYASIMIRE EVE "Causes and Effects of Girl Child School Dropout in The Community of Biiso Sub-County, Buliisa District" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-effects-of-girl-child-school-dropout-in-the-community-of-biiso-sub-county-buliisa-district. Accessed 07 Aug. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and KYASIMIRE EVE . "Causes and Effects of Girl Child School Dropout in The Community of Biiso Sub-County, Buliisa District". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-effects-of-girl-child-school-dropout-in-the-community-of-biiso-sub-county-buliisa-district >.

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Frontiers, Edu and EVE, KYASIMIRE . "Causes and Effects of Girl Child School Dropout in The Community of Biiso Sub-County, Buliisa District" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-effects-of-girl-child-school-dropout-in-the-community-of-biiso-sub-county-buliisa-district