Girl Child Drop Out in Upper Primary Schools: A Case Study of Nabwigulu Sub County, Kamuli District, Uganda

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

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ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF TABLES viii

CHAPTER ONE 1

INIRODUCIION 1

1.0 Introduction

1.1 Background of the study I

1.2 Problem statement 3

1.3 Objective of the study 4

1.3.1 General objective 4

1.3.2 Specific objectives 4

1 .4 Research questions 4

1.5 Scope of the study 4

1.6 Time scope 5

1.7 Significance of the study 5

1.8 Definition of key concepts 5

CHAPTER TWO 7

LITERATURE REVIEW 7

2. 1 Introduction 7

2.2 Causes of Girl child dropout in upper primary schools in Kamuli district, Nabwigulu sub

county9 7

2.3 Effects of Girl Child dropout in upper primary schools in Kamuli district, Nabwigulu sub

county9 9

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2.4 Solutions to Girl Child dropout in upper primary schools in Kamuli district, Nabwigulu sub—

county2 10

CHAPTER THREE 12

METHODOLOGY 12

3.1 Introduction 12

3.2 Research design 12

3.3 Study area and population 12

3.4 Sample size 12

3.5 Sample selection 13

3.6 Methods of data collection 13

3.7 Data analysis 14

3.8 Ethical considerations 14

3.9 Research procedure 15

3.10 Limitations 15

CHAPTER FOUR 17

PRESENTATiON OF DATA 17

4:1 Introduction 1 7

4.2 Demographic characteristics of respondents 17

4.2.1 Gender of respondents 17

4.2.2Age of the respondents 18

4.2.3 Religion of the respondents 18

4.2.4 The level of education of the respondents 19

4.2, 5 The marital status of respondents 19

4.3.1 Whether there are girls dropping out of school in upper primary’? 20

4.3.3 Sex of the pupils that has the highest dropout fate in upper primary 20

4.3.4 Whether parents are responsible for the increased dropout rate in upper primary 21

4.3.5 Whether poverty has contributed to girl child dropout in upper primary 22

4.3.6 How poverty has contributed to girl child dropout in upper primary 22

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4.4. Effects girl child dropout in upper primary on the children 4.4.1 Whether there are effects of

girl child dropout in upper primary on the children 23

4.4.2 What is the effects girl child dropout in upper primary9 23

4.4.3 Whether girl child dropout in upper primary leads to low payment when employed 24

4.4.4 Whether lack of guidance to pupils and parents has contributed to high girl child dropout in

upper primary 24

4.4.5 Whether girl child dropout has had an effect on the income earned by an individual 25

4.5 Whether there are solutions to girl child dropout in upper primary 25

4.5.4 Whether local leaders have done enough in solving the problem of Girl child dropout in

upper primary 26

CHAPTER FIVE DISCUSSION, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 27

5.1 Introduction 27

5.2 Discussion of findings 27

5.3 Conclusions 28

5.4 Recommendations 29

5.5 Areas for further research 30

REFERENCES 31

APPENDIX I 34

QUESTIONNAIRE 34

APPENDIX II 41


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SHARON, K (2022). Girl Child Drop Out in Upper Primary Schools: A Case Study of Nabwigulu Sub County, Kamuli District, Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/girl-child-drop-out-in-upper-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-nabwigulu-sub-county-kamuli-district-uganda

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SHARON, KAUDHA "Girl Child Drop Out in Upper Primary Schools: A Case Study of Nabwigulu Sub County, Kamuli District, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/girl-child-drop-out-in-upper-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-nabwigulu-sub-county-kamuli-district-uganda. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

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SHARON, KAUDHA . "Girl Child Drop Out in Upper Primary Schools: A Case Study of Nabwigulu Sub County, Kamuli District, Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/girl-child-drop-out-in-upper-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-nabwigulu-sub-county-kamuli-district-uganda >.

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SHARON, KAUDHA . "Girl Child Drop Out in Upper Primary Schools: A Case Study of Nabwigulu Sub County, Kamuli District, Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/girl-child-drop-out-in-upper-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-nabwigulu-sub-county-kamuli-district-uganda