Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Soy Secondary School

ABSTRACT

The essence of this study was to determine the impact of the gender issues on the academic

performance of learners in selected schools of Soy Division , Uasin Gishu West, Kenya.

Specific objectives of the study were to: examine the impact of gender on academic

performance of learners in Kiobatek district and to examine strategies used by schools to

improve on the academic performance of the girls and boys in Soy Division . The methods

used for data collection were face to face interview, which were canied on with parents,

Questionnaires were distributed to students and teachers. Observation was done on the state of

the learners. The findings revealed by 70% of the respondents that gender issues affect the

performance of the learner's negatively. 58% of the respondents also revealed that majority of

the learners in the schools are boys. According to 70% of the respondents most of the schools

had gender biasness in all the resources used by the learners. 80% of the respondents revealed

that poverty has greatly affected the performance of the learners. To ensure quality, the study

recommended that, the government should step in to see that all children are taken to school

both girls and boys. The parents and the community should be sensitized on the importance of

educating all their children both boys and girls. The government non-government

organizations, publishers and curriculum developers should work hand in hand to produce

gender sensitive books, which will change the attitude and stereotype thinking.

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APA

JEPKOGEI, L (2021). Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Soy Secondary School. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-soy-secondary-school

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JEPKOGEI, LIMO "Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Soy Secondary School" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-soy-secondary-school. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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JEPKOGEI, LIMO . "Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Soy Secondary School". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 27 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-soy-secondary-school >.

Chicago

JEPKOGEI, LIMO . "Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Soy Secondary School" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-soy-secondary-school