National Examinations Performance: Facts And Factors-Case Study Of Ngooru Secondary School In Nyeri District

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ABSTRACT

This study investigated causes of poor performance in Kenya Certificate of Education in N gooru

mdary school in Nyeri district, Kenya.

ms caiTied out on the background that performance of stndents in the school has generally been

•r over the years.

: study was guided by objectives of the study which included: to determine the effects of lack of

;hing and learuing aids/resources, absenteeism due to lack of school fees, poor attitndes towards the

;hers school and studies and weak academic entry behavior on performance.

) stndy was both descriptive and analytical. The primary data that was used in the research was

ained through questionnaires filled by stndents' teachers and the school administrators. The 40

:lent target respondents represented the population of 161 students in total.

) study established that there is a scarcity of teaching and learning aids and resources in the school,

re has been a high rate of absenteeism due to lack of school fees, the students have been having

Jr attitudes towards the teachers, school and stndies and that many students joining the school had

v marks at form one.

e study suggest that: their should be improvement on the quality and quantity of teaching and

rning aids/resources , parents should malce every effort to pay school fees on time, there should be

:reased guidance and counseling to help change the attitndes of the stndents towards their teachers,

.dies, and that although the entry grades of the stndents to the school are low, the leaving grades of

>st of them are even lower thus a need to address the issue .

. e findings of this research will help the school administrators, teachers, parents and other policy

tkers in formulating ways and means of reducing the rate of poor academic performance hence proving the schools performance.

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APA

KALITI, G (2021). National Examinations Performance: Facts And Factors-Case Study Of Ngooru Secondary School In Nyeri District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/national-examinations-performance-facts-and-factors-case-study-of-ngooru-secondary-school-in-nyeri-district

MLA 8th

KALITI, GRACE "National Examinations Performance: Facts And Factors-Case Study Of Ngooru Secondary School In Nyeri District" Afribary. Afribary, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/national-examinations-performance-facts-and-factors-case-study-of-ngooru-secondary-school-in-nyeri-district. Accessed 01 Aug. 2021.

MLA7

KALITI, GRACE . "National Examinations Performance: Facts And Factors-Case Study Of Ngooru Secondary School In Nyeri District". Afribary, Afribary, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 01 Aug. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/national-examinations-performance-facts-and-factors-case-study-of-ngooru-secondary-school-in-nyeri-district >.

Chicago

KALITI, GRACE . "National Examinations Performance: Facts And Factors-Case Study Of Ngooru Secondary School In Nyeri District" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 01, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/national-examinations-performance-facts-and-factors-case-study-of-ngooru-secondary-school-in-nyeri-district