Slum Life And Learners' At Risk Of School Failure. A Case Of Umoja Zone, Embakasi Division In Kenya

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ABSTRACT This study set out to investigate on slum life and learners' at risk of school failure. A case of Umoja zone, Embakasi division in Kenya. The following objectives guided the study; to establish the prevalence of learners who are at risk of school failure in Kwanjega slum; to identify the dominant factors in the slum responsible for putting learners at risk of school failure; to find out how these learners have been affected by risk factors and to assess the way teachers have interviewed for these learners who are at risk. Qualitative and quantitative methods were used and respondents were picked at random. Findings revealed that a number of learners who had the characteristics that put them at risk of school failure although some were low. Research revealed that among the pupils each teacher was teaching, a high number of children were being exposed to drugs and substance abuse. Research has indicated that many pupils in school were coming from poor families, whose parents were unemployed and did not have high educational attainments. Death of parents was also established to be another way in which pupils are put at risk of school failure. With no one to provide for the children's basic needs and security as well as social needs. Recommendations were also made. 

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Slum Life And Learners' At Risk Of School Failure. A Case Of Umoja Zone, Embakasi Division In Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/slum-life-and-learners-at-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-of-umoja-zone-embakasi-division-in-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Slum Life And Learners' At Risk Of School Failure. A Case Of Umoja Zone, Embakasi Division In Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/slum-life-and-learners-at-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-of-umoja-zone-embakasi-division-in-kenya. Accessed 08 Dec. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Slum Life And Learners' At Risk Of School Failure. A Case Of Umoja Zone, Embakasi Division In Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 08 Dec. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/slum-life-and-learners-at-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-of-umoja-zone-embakasi-division-in-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "Slum Life And Learners' At Risk Of School Failure. A Case Of Umoja Zone, Embakasi Division In Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 08, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/slum-life-and-learners-at-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-of-umoja-zone-embakasi-division-in-kenya