Impact Of Post Election Violence On Academic Performance Of Learners In Eldoret Town In Uasin Gishu District, Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to determine the Impact of Post Election Violence on Academic Pe1formance of Learners in Uasin Gishu High school, Eldoret Town, Kenya. Specific objectives of the study were to: Investigate the Psychological effects of post election violence on learners, determine the Effects of post election violence on the quality of teachers, investigate the Effects of post election violence on school infrastructure and school resources, determine Post election

violence and school drop out and determine the Effects of post election violence on the quality of education. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the teachers, interviews with the pupils and focus group discussions with the community members. The findings revealed by 44% of the respondents that post election violence leads to trauma in children, another 40% of the respondents strongly agreed that post election violence leads to children being withdrawn

and 46% of the respondents agreed that Post election violence has led to memory impairment in children 40% of the respondents strongly agreed that Post election violence has led to shortage

of teachers in some areas. 60% of the respondents strongly agreed that many schools were burnt down in the post election violence 60% of the respondents strongly agreed that some learners lost their parents and hence dropped out of school. 30% of the respondents strongly agreed that teachers are few due to post election violence which affects the quality of education, 46% of the respondents strongly agreed that Schools do not have enough learning materials and hence

quality of education is jeopardized and 36% of the respondents strongly agreed that Schools do not have enough learning materials and hence quality of education is jeopardized The study recommended that: Government, non government organizations and schools should come out and help children who _have suffered psychologically by availing counseling services in schools and the community at large. Government, non government organizations and the community

should come together and rebuild schools and avail learning resources that were destroyed during post election violence so that children have where to study from. Setting up of education insurance for the children especially those who were orphaned due to post election violence.



TABLE OF CONTENT

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

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

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

ACKNOWLEDGMENT ........................................................................................... v

DEFINITION OF TERMS AND ACRONYMS ................................................... vi

TABLE OF CONTENT ......................................................................................... vii

LIST OF TABLES ................................................................................................... ix

LIST OF BAR CHARTS ........................................................................................ xii

ABSTRACT ............................................................................................................ xiii

CHAPTER ONE ........................................................................................................ 1

INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background to the study ........................................................................................ 1

1.2 Statement of the problem ....................................................................................... l

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

1.4 Research Questions ................................................................................................ 2

l :5 Scope of the study .................................................................................................. 2

1.6 Significance of the study ······················································.············· .................... 2

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

LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................................................... .4

2.0. Introduction .......................................................................................................... .4

Psychological effects of post election violence on learners ....................................... .4

Effects of post election violence on the quality of teachers ........................................ 5

Effects of post election violence on school infrastructure and school resources ........ 6

Effects of post election violence on the quality of education ...................................... 6

Post election violence and school drop out.. ................................................................ 7

Conceptual framework ................................................................................................. 8

VII

CHAPTER THREE ................................................................................................... 9

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ................................................................................ 9

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

3 .1. Research Design ................................................................................................... 9

3.2. Organization of the study ...................................................................................... 9

3 .2.1. Study area .......................................................................................................... 9

3.2.2 Study population ................................................................................................. 9

3.2.3. Sample size ........................................................................................................ 9

3 .2.4. Sampling technique ........................................................................................... 9

3 .3. Data collection ........................................................•............................................. 9

3.3.1. Sources ofdata ............................................................. , ..................................... 9

3.3.2 Reliability of instruments . ................................................................................ 10

3.4. Data collection procedure ................................................................................... 10

3.5. Data analysis ....................................................................................................... 10

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

DATA ANALYSIS, PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION ...................... .12

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

4.1. Profile of the respondents ................................................................................... 12

4.1.1 Gender of the respondents ................................................................................ 12

4.1.2. Educational level of the respondents ............................................................... 13

4 .1.3. Age of the respondents .................................................................................... 14

4.2. Psychological effects of post election violence on learners .............................. .14

4.3. Effects of post election violence on the quality of teachers ............................... 19

4.4. Effects of post election violence on school infrastructure and school resources.23

4.5. Post election violence and school drop out.. ....................................................... 26

4.6. Effects of post election violence on the quality ofeducation ............................. 31

CHAPTER FIVE ..................................................................................................... 3

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Impact Of Post Election Violence On Academic Performance Of Learners In Eldoret Town In Uasin Gishu District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-post-election-violence-on-academic-performance-of-learners-in-eldoret-town-in-uasin-gishu-district-kenya

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Research, SSA "Impact Of Post Election Violence On Academic Performance Of Learners In Eldoret Town In Uasin Gishu District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-post-election-violence-on-academic-performance-of-learners-in-eldoret-town-in-uasin-gishu-district-kenya. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Impact Of Post Election Violence On Academic Performance Of Learners In Eldoret Town In Uasin Gishu District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-post-election-violence-on-academic-performance-of-learners-in-eldoret-town-in-uasin-gishu-district-kenya >.

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Research, SSA . "Impact Of Post Election Violence On Academic Performance Of Learners In Eldoret Town In Uasin Gishu District, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-post-election-violence-on-academic-performance-of-learners-in-eldoret-town-in-uasin-gishu-district-kenya