Factors Contributing to Pupils’ Drop Out in Primary Schools in Kyabigambire Sub-County Hoima District, Uganda.

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ABSTRACT

The study focused on the factors that contribute to dropout problem of pupils in primary schools in Kyabigambire sub-county, Hoima district. The study was guided by the following objectives, to investigate the economic factors that contribute to pupils’ dropout in primary schools in Kyabigambire sub-county, Hoima district, to examine the social factors that contribute to pupils’ dropout in primary schools in Kyabigambire sub-county, Hoima district and to establish the environmental factors that contribute to pupils’ dropout in primary schools in Kyabigambir sub county, Hoima district. The sample of the respondents was taken from Buyanja B.C.s primary school which acted as the case study. 15 parents, 15 pupils of class seven and 20 teachers were supplied with questionnaires. The 20 teachers were also interviewed. The study adopted simple random sampling and purposive sampling techniques to sample its respondents. The study employed both quantitative and qualitative approaches. The study consists of five chapters. Chapter one provides the background of the study, statement of the problem, purpose of study, objectives, research questions, scope of the study, and the significance of the study. Chapter two provides the literature review and the conceptual frame work of the study, chapter three gives the research methodology and chapter four offers the research findings. Chapter five provides the discussions, conclusions and recommendations. The research findings concluded that economic factors that contribute to pupils’ dropping out of primary school included poverty, food, and the indirect cost of education. The research findings also concluded that social factors that contribute to pupils’ dropping out of primary schools included; teenage pregnancy and early marriages, indiscipline, parental perception, HIV/AIDS pandemic, poor law enforcement, orphanhood, and domestic violence. The research findings also concluded that environmental factors which contribute to pupils’ dropping out in primary schools included; poor school administration, unfavorable school environment, distance, child labor, teachers’ attitudes and their credential academic performance.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & MACKLINE, B (2022). Factors Contributing to Pupils’ Drop Out in Primary Schools in Kyabigambire Sub-County Hoima District, Uganda.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-pupils-drop-out-in-primary-schools-in-kyabigambire-sub-county-hoima-district-uganda

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and BIRUNGI MACKLINE "Factors Contributing to Pupils’ Drop Out in Primary Schools in Kyabigambire Sub-County Hoima District, Uganda." Afribary. Afribary, 21 Jun. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-pupils-drop-out-in-primary-schools-in-kyabigambire-sub-county-hoima-district-uganda. Accessed 03 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and BIRUNGI MACKLINE . "Factors Contributing to Pupils’ Drop Out in Primary Schools in Kyabigambire Sub-County Hoima District, Uganda.". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Jun. 2022. Web. 03 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-pupils-drop-out-in-primary-schools-in-kyabigambire-sub-county-hoima-district-uganda >.

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Frontiers, Edu and MACKLINE, BIRUNGI . "Factors Contributing to Pupils’ Drop Out in Primary Schools in Kyabigambire Sub-County Hoima District, Uganda." Afribary (2022). Accessed July 03, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-pupils-drop-out-in-primary-schools-in-kyabigambire-sub-county-hoima-district-uganda