Factors Contributing to the Performance in Physics by Girls in Makuyu Division, Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ...................................................................................................................... ii

APPROVAL ............................................................................................................................. iii

DEDICATION ........................................................................................................................ iv

AKNOWLEDGEMENT ......................................................................................................... v

LIST OF FIGURES ............................................................................................................... vi

LIST OF TABLES ................................................................................................................ vii

TABLE OF CONTENTS .................................................................................................... viii

ABSTRACT .............................................................................................................................. x

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

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

1. 1 Background of the study ........................................................................................... 1

1.2 Problem Statement ...................................................................................................... 2

1.3 Objectives of the study ............................................................................................... 2

1. 4 Research questions ...................................................................................................... 3

1. 5 Scope of the study ........................................................................................................ 3

1.4 Significance of the study ............................................................................................ 3

CHAPTER TWO .................................................................................................................... 4

LITEATURE REVIEW ........................................................................................................ 4

CHAPTER THREE .............................................................................................................. 7

METHODOLOGY ................................................................................................................. 7

3.1 Research Design ........................................................................................................... 7

3.2 Environment .................................................................................................................. 7

3.3 Instruments .................................................................................................................... 7

3.4 Data Collection Procedures ....................................................................................... 7

3.5 Statistical Treatment of Data ................................................................................... 8

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CHAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................................. 9

DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION ................................. 9

CHAPTER FIVE ................................................................................................................. 18

SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS .................................... 18

5.1 Summary .................................................................................................................. 18

5.1 Conclusions ............................................................................................................. 19

5.2 Recommendations ................................................................................................. 20

REFERENCE: ...................................................................................................................... 21

QUESTIONNAIRES ........................................................................................................... 23

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the affecting the academic performance of female students in physics in the selected schools of Makuyu Division. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate some factors responsible for the female students' academic performance in physics. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires and interview guides to gather information on the academic performance in physics. The findings revealed that discipline, Quality of teachers and school facilities affect academic performance of girls in physics in the selected schools of Makuyu Division. The study recommended the government to have a policy in place that encourages retaining teachers in upcountry schools; where government should consider introducing upcountry allowance in the remuneration scheme of physics teachers among other recommendations.

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Frontiers, E. & NJOROGE, M (2022). Factors Contributing to the Performance in Physics by Girls in Makuyu Division, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-the-performance-in-physics-by-girls-in-makuyu-division-kenya

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and MWAURA NJOROGE "Factors Contributing to the Performance in Physics by Girls in Makuyu Division, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-the-performance-in-physics-by-girls-in-makuyu-division-kenya. Accessed 07 Aug. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and MWAURA NJOROGE . "Factors Contributing to the Performance in Physics by Girls in Makuyu Division, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-the-performance-in-physics-by-girls-in-makuyu-division-kenya >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and NJOROGE, MWAURA . "Factors Contributing to the Performance in Physics by Girls in Makuyu Division, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-the-performance-in-physics-by-girls-in-makuyu-division-kenya