Environmental Influence On Student Academic Performance of Secondary Schools in West Pokot District, Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .................................................................................................................. i

APPROVAL ....................................................................................................................... ii

DlcDICA·1·1ON ................................................................................................................... iii

AKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................................... iv

ABSTRACT ........................................................................................................................ v

TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................... vi

CHAPTER ONE .................................................................................................................. I

INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................... I

I. I Background of the study ................................................................................................ I

I .2 Statement of the problem ............................................................................................... 2

I .3 Objectives of the study .................................................................................................. 3

I .3. I General objective ........................................................................................................ 3

I .3.2 Specific objectives will be to; ..................................................................................... 3

I .4 Research questions ........................................................................................................ 3

I .5 scope of the study ......................................................................................................... .4

1.6 Significance of'the study ............................................................................................... 4

CHAPTER TWO ................................................................................................................ 5

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE ....................................................................... 5

2. 0 Introduction ................................................................................................................... 5

2.1 Peace and security and academic performance ............................................................. 5

2.2 Geographical location and academic performance ........................................................ 6

2.3 School buildings and academic perfonnance ................................................................ 7

2.4 Climate and academic performance .............................................................................. 8

CHAPTER TH REE ............................................................................................................ 9

METHODOLOGY .............................................................................................................. 9

3. 0 Introduction ................................................................................................................... 9

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3.1 Research design ............................................................................................................. 9

3.2 Area of study and population ......................................................................................... 9

3 .3 Sample selection .......................................................................................................... IO

3 .4 Source of data .............................................................................................................. 1 O

3.4. I Primary data .............................................................................................................. 10

3.4.2 Secondary data .......................................................................................................... IO

3.5 Data collection methods .............................................................................................. 10

3.5.1 lnstrument ................................................................................................................. 10

3.6 Data analysis and interpretation .................................................................................. 11

3.6.1 Data analysis tools .................................................................................................... 11

3.6.2 Data interpretation .................................................................................................... 11

3.7. Conclusion ................................................................................................................. 11

CHAPTER FOUR ............................................................................................................ 12

PRESENTATION, INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSION OF THE

FINDINGS ....................................................................................................................... 12

4.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 12

4.1 Demographic Characteristics of Respondents ............................................................. 12

4.1. I Sex of Respondents .................................................................................................. 12

4.1.2 Age or Respondents .................................................................................................. 13

4.1.3 Class or Responclents ................................................................................................ 13

4.2 peace and security and academic performance ............................................................ 14

4.2.1 Peace and security is a cause of poor performance .................................................. 14

4.2.2 Cattle rust[ ing and academic performance ............................................................... 14

4.3 School Type and Academic Performance ................................................................... 15

4.3. I Class Work and Academic Perfonnance .................................................................. 15

4.3.2 Examination and Test frequency and academic ....................................................... 16

4.3 .3 Respect of teachers and academic performance ....................................................... I 7

4.3.4 Absenteeism, class dodging and other acts of indiscipline ...................................... 18

4.4 Geographical location and academic performance of ................................................. 19

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CHAPTER FIVE .............................................................................................................. 21

SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ................................ 21

5.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 21

5.2 Summary ...................................................................................................................... 21

5.3 Conclusion ................................................................................................................... 22

5.4 Recommendations ....................................................................................................... 23

BIBLIOGRAPHY ............................................................................................................. 25

ABSTRACT This study examined the environmental influence on the student academic performance in Kapenguria Division, West Pokot District. The objectives of the study were to identify and analyze the effects of environmental influence on academic performance. it also aimed at suggesting measures to remedy the situations. Qualitative and Quantitative Designs were employed where convenient sampling was applied to select the five secondary schools used for the study The main instruments used in the data collection were the questionnaires; the data collected was analyzed manually where the researcher used descriptive and quantitative analysis, which included percentages and frequencies. The findings of the study included among others the fact that the cattle crisis and other environmental factors have negatively influenced the student's academic performance in secondary schools in the district. This research recommended among other a Policy that should be a strategy towards the improvement of schools in this part of Kenya highlighted in this paper are addressing mainly to the Kenyan policy makers in general, and to the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology in particular

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Frontiers, E. & , C (2022). Environmental Influence On Student Academic Performance of Secondary Schools in West Pokot District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/environmental-influence-on-student-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-in-west-pokot-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and CHEPSERGONJ.HELLEN "Environmental Influence On Student Academic Performance of Secondary Schools in West Pokot District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/environmental-influence-on-student-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-in-west-pokot-district-kenya. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and CHEPSERGONJ.HELLEN . "Environmental Influence On Student Academic Performance of Secondary Schools in West Pokot District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 26 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/environmental-influence-on-student-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-in-west-pokot-district-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and , CHEPSERGONJ.HELLEN . "Environmental Influence On Student Academic Performance of Secondary Schools in West Pokot District, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 26, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/environmental-influence-on-student-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-in-west-pokot-district-kenya