Causes Of School Drop Out On Girls Of The Selected Primary Schools Of Lviumias Division, Mumias District, Kenya

ABSTRACT

The major purpose of the study was to determine Factors leading to girls' dropout in Mumias

Division, Mumias District Kenya The specific objectives of the study were to determine

whether poverty leads to girls drop out, to investigate whether attitudes towards girls' education

leads to drop out, To determine the school factors that lead to girls drop out, to Determine

whether social cultural factors lead to girls drop out and to investigate whether indiscipline

contributes to girls drop out in Mumias Division, Mumias District Kenya. The methods usedfor

data collection were questionnaires to the pupils and interviews with the teachers. The study

revealed that poverty was the main cause why girls drop out of school. It was also established

that the environment of the school was also a contributing factor to girls drop out. rt the

sanitation, i11{rastructure and classroom setting are not favorable to girls they will drop out of

school. The study also established that the negative attitudes of the society, teachers and parents

towards girls were a hindrance to girls' school achievement. The traditional and socio cultural

practices also hinder girls' education because girls are married off And .fznally the study

revealed that indiscipline also contributes to girls' drop out. The government should make sure

they supervise schools to make sure that the environment is conducive for the pupils especially

girls. The curriculum should be designed so that girls' needs are put into consideration. The

community and parents should be sanitized on the importance of girls' education. Policies

should be made to prevent some cultural practices that affect the education of girls. Measure to

discipline these pupils should be put in place other than suspending them.

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APA

CAROL!, A (2021). Causes Of School Drop Out On Girls Of The Selected Primary Schools Of Lviumias Division, Mumias District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-school-drop-out-on-girls-of-the-selected-primary-schools-of-lviumias-division-mumias-district-kenya

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CAROL!, AKALA "Causes Of School Drop Out On Girls Of The Selected Primary Schools Of Lviumias Division, Mumias District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-school-drop-out-on-girls-of-the-selected-primary-schools-of-lviumias-division-mumias-district-kenya. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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CAROL!, AKALA . "Causes Of School Drop Out On Girls Of The Selected Primary Schools Of Lviumias Division, Mumias District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 26 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-school-drop-out-on-girls-of-the-selected-primary-schools-of-lviumias-division-mumias-district-kenya >.

Chicago

CAROL!, AKALA . "Causes Of School Drop Out On Girls Of The Selected Primary Schools Of Lviumias Division, Mumias District, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 26, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-school-drop-out-on-girls-of-the-selected-primary-schools-of-lviumias-division-mumias-district-kenya