Child Labour and Its Implications On Students’ Educational Attainments in Selected Secondary Schools in Kotido Town Council, Kotido District- Karamoja Region

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .1

DEDICATION ii

APPROVAL

ACKNOWLEDGMENT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

ABSTRACT viii

CHAPTER ONE 1

1,OINTRODUCTON 1

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 4

1.3 PURPOSEOF THE STUDY 4

1.4 OBJECT1VESOFTHESTUDY 4

1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 4

1 .6SCOPE OF THE STUDY 5

1.7 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 5

1.8 LIMITATION OF THESTUDY 6

1.9 DELIMITATION OF THE STUDY 6

1.10 OPERATION DEFINITION OF TERMS OR KEY CONCEPTS 7

CHAPTER TWO 8

LITERATURE REVIEW 8

2.0 INTRODUCTION 8

2.1. MEANING OF CHILD LABOUR 9

2.2. CAUSES OF CHILD LABOR 9

2.3 CHILD LABOR AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENTS 11

2.4 SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF LEARNERS WHO ARE CHILD LABOURERS 13

2.5 INTERVENTIONS ON CHILD LABOR 14

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CHAPTER THREE .16

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16

3.0 INTRODUCTION 16

3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN 16

3.2. STUDY AREA 16

3.3. RESEARCH POPULATION 16

3.4. SAMPLE SIZE AND SAMPLING PROCEDURES 17

3.5 DATA COLLECTION METHODS 17

3.6.1. TYPES OF DATA 17

3.6.2. DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENTS 17

3.6.3. PROCEDURE OF DATA COLLECTION 18

3.7. DATA ANALYSIS PROCEDURE 18

3.8. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS 19

CHAPTER FOUR 20

PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA 20

4.0 INTRODUCTION 20

4.1 .OResponses of learners in the selected schools 21

4.1.1 Prevalence of child laborers in Kotido Town council secondary schools 22

4.1.2 Teachers’ views on the causes of child labor 23

4.1.3 What learners do when asked to go home for a new uniform9 23

4.1.4 Child labor, absenteeism and teachers’ attitude 24

4.1.5 Parents’ moral background, neglect and child labor 25

4.1 .6Child labor and discipline at school 25

4.1 .7How can learners from your families be assisted 26

4.1.8 Teachers’ views on how to curb child labor and reduce its impact on students’ educational

attainments 26

4.1 .9How do you assist your teachers at school9 27

4.2.0What are the teacher’s attitudes towards absenteeism9 27

4.3.0. Analysis of responses from teacher’s questionnaire 28

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4.3.1 Do teachers educate parents during school parent meeting on the Disadvantage of learner’s

absenteeism towards their learning objectives9 29

4.3.2 Do parents give their children permission to go for contract9 29

4.3.3 As a parent what can you do to make sure your child learns without several difficulties9 30

4.3.4 Do you provide the necessary requirement to your children9 30

4.4 Child labor and its implications on educational attainments 31

4.5 Educational achievements of learners suspected to be child laborers 32

4.6 Interventions put in place to create community awareness on the problems of child labor 33

4.7 Child Growth and Development 34

CHAPTER FIVE 36

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECMMENDATIONS 36

5.0. INTRODUCTION 36

5.lsummary of findings 36

5.2 CONCLUSION 45

5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS 46

REFERENCES 47

APPENDIX A: TIME FRAME 49

APPENDIX B: BUDGET 50

APPENDIX C: QUESTIONI’4AIRE FOR TEACHERS 51

QUESTIONNAIRE FOR LEARNERS 53

QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PARENTS 55

ABSTRACT The study addressed child labor and its implication on the students’ performance in kotido town council, kotido district- karamoja region. The researcher examines the causes of child labor, teacher’s attitude towards learners who are child laborers and how to create awareness to the community on the need to stop child labor. They require special love, acceptance and support from the community. By doing so they are psychologically encouraged towards a bright better future. The academic performance will also improve and there will be low rate of drop out from schools

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Frontiers, E. & JACOB, L (2022). Child Labour and Its Implications On Students’ Educational Attainments in Selected Secondary Schools in Kotido Town Council, Kotido District- Karamoja Region. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-and-its-implications-on-students-educational-attainments-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kotido-town-council-kotido-district-karamoja-region

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Frontiers, Edu, and LOWARI JACOB "Child Labour and Its Implications On Students’ Educational Attainments in Selected Secondary Schools in Kotido Town Council, Kotido District- Karamoja Region" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-and-its-implications-on-students-educational-attainments-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kotido-town-council-kotido-district-karamoja-region. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and LOWARI JACOB . "Child Labour and Its Implications On Students’ Educational Attainments in Selected Secondary Schools in Kotido Town Council, Kotido District- Karamoja Region". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 26 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-and-its-implications-on-students-educational-attainments-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kotido-town-council-kotido-district-karamoja-region >.

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Frontiers, Edu and JACOB, LOWARI . "Child Labour and Its Implications On Students’ Educational Attainments in Selected Secondary Schools in Kotido Town Council, Kotido District- Karamoja Region" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 26, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/child-labour-and-its-implications-on-students-educational-attainments-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kotido-town-council-kotido-district-karamoja-region