Education Projects and the Performance of Selected Primary Schools in Mogadishu, Somalia

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ABSTRACT 

After former government of Somalia throw out in 1991, all educational institutions have collapsed, due to lack of government, budget for education, salaries for teachers, and funds for rehabilitating schools in Somalia. International donors started to provide some limited support through United Nations agencies by financing many educational projects including primary school projects and their focus was almost entirely on the goals of improving enrolment and retention in primary schools. The crucial aspect of wastage in education system is dropout of pupils and this has caused problems to the individual life, parents, governments and the society. The main objective of the study was to examine education projects and the performance of selected primary schools in Mogadishu, specifically to identify the consequences of dropout to the community in funded schools, to explore causes of dropout and to recommend the possible ways of reducing the number of dropouts. The study employed a descriptive research design; data was collected from 76 respondents using questionnaires. Data were analyzed using Ms Excel application software and statistics to present findings. On the basis findings the following were emerged: early marriage, gender and perception of the value of education were identified as factor that affects dropout in primary schools. Also the study suggest the way forwards and possible ways of reducing of dropouts in selected funding primary schools in Somalia included student motivation, community involvement. The study reccomends first that there is a need for sensitization of the pupils on the implication of early dating and marrigae through parent discpiline, Second there should be no gender differnces; parents shoud birdge the gap of differntial treatment among their children,third the two sexes should be given equal growth and dvelopment of potential that can cause them to became self-reliant to themsleves and lastly In case of parnets perception to the value of education, the key concepts here include awareness, campagins, parental education and parent participation in the structure and the management of the schools.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter Page

One THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE 1

Background of the Study 1

Statement of the Problem 3

Purpose of the Study 3

Research Objectives 4

Research Questions 4

Hypothesis 4

Scope 5

Significance of the Study 5

Operational Definitions of Key Terms 5

Two REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 6

Introduction 6

Conceptual framework 6

Historical overview of Somalia education 7

Current state of education in Somalia 8

Education projects 9

The Primary Formal Education Project 9

The Primary Formal Education Project 10

Partnering for primary education projects 10

Community and education projects 11

Definitions of Dropout 12

Causes of dropout 13

Dropout rate 16

Consequences of dropout to the community 17

The Outcomes of dropouts to Society 18

Theory of the High School Dropout 18

Descriptive characteristics of all dropouts 20

Dropout Prevention and Effective School Research 21

Characteristics of successful dropout reduction 24

Three METHODOLOGY 27

Research Design 27

Research Population 27

Sample Size 27

Sampling Procedure 28

Research Instrument 29

Validity and Reliability of the Instrument 29

Data Gathering Procedures 30

Data Analysis 30

Ethical Considerations 30

Limitations of the Study 31

Four PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA

Introduction 32

Description of the respondents 32

Research Question One 35

Research Question Two 38

Research Question Three 44

Five FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS 45

Finding 45

Conclusion 47

Recommendations 47

Further research 48

References 49

Appendices 53

Appendix I - Transmittal Letter 54

Appendix II - Instrument 55

Appendix III - CVI 59

Appendix IV - Researcher's Curriculum Vitae 60

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APA

Consults, E. & MOHAMED, M (2022). Education Projects and the Performance of Selected Primary Schools in Mogadishu, Somalia. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/education-projects-and-the-performance-of-selected-primary-schools-in-mogadishu-somalia

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Consults, Education, and MOHAMED MOHAMED "Education Projects and the Performance of Selected Primary Schools in Mogadishu, Somalia" Afribary. Afribary, 08 Nov. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/education-projects-and-the-performance-of-selected-primary-schools-in-mogadishu-somalia. Accessed 06 Dec. 2022.

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Consults, Education, and MOHAMED MOHAMED . "Education Projects and the Performance of Selected Primary Schools in Mogadishu, Somalia". Afribary, Afribary, 08 Nov. 2022. Web. 06 Dec. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/education-projects-and-the-performance-of-selected-primary-schools-in-mogadishu-somalia >.

Chicago

Consults, Education and MOHAMED, MOHAMED . "Education Projects and the Performance of Selected Primary Schools in Mogadishu, Somalia" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/education-projects-and-the-performance-of-selected-primary-schools-in-mogadishu-somalia