The Contribution of Private Primary Schools in Education Accessibility in Kumi District: A Case Study of on Gino Sub-County

ABSTRACT The study was basically to assess the contribution of private primary school in Ongino subcounty, Kumi district. The objectives of the study included; I. To examine the extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the education accessibility. 2. To establish the challenges experienced by private primary schools in promoting education accessibility. 3. To determine ways of improving the contributions of private primary schools in education accessibility. In order to obtain relevant and detailed data from the field among the selected respondents, self administered questionnaires, record reviews and interview guides were used as key tools of data collection The study findings gathered from the field indicated that; Private primary schools had largely increased education accessibility in various ways for instance through the better academic performance they exhibited, affordable fees being charged, efficient and effective management of pupils, teachers and head teachers, provision breakfast and lunches to children at school, etc The private primary schools were experiencing some challenges including; high staff turnover, stiff competition, limited financial resources, limited infrastructure like, classroom, limited land for expansion, incompetence of teachers, insecurity. The challenges experienced by the private primary schools could be addressed through the adaptation of measures such as; creation of partnership by the private primary schools with the government for instance; in the construction of classrooms. payment of teachers' salaries and the provision of instructional materials such as text books since private primary schools experience financial hardship s for their smooth running, recruitment of fully trained, qualified and experienced teachers, facilitation incompetent teachers to go for refresher courses and further training in order to equip them with the latest skills etc. The conclusions deducted from the study findings were that; primary schools to a greater had increased education accessibility; the operation of the private primary schools was hindered by various challenges and such challenges could be tackled with the suggested measures presented in chapter four The recommendations were; government to increase its support in private primary schools recruitment of qualified teachers, strengthening of local accountability by increasing the capacity of SMCs to develop school budgets and widening opportunities for generating more money.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DEDICATION ................................................................................................................................. i

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................................. vi

DECLARATION .......................................................................................................................... vii

APPROVAL ................................................................................................................................ viii

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

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

CHAPTER ONE

l.OINTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background to the Study ........................................................................................................... 1

1.1.1 Historical perspective ............................................................................................................. 1

1.1.2 Contextual perspective ............................................................................................................ 2

1.1.3 Conceptual perspective ........................................................................................................... 3

1.1.4 Theoretical perspective ........................................................................................................... 3

1.2 Problem Statement .................................................................................................................... .4

1.3 Purpose of the Study .................................................................................................................. 5

1.4 Objectives of the Study .............................................................................................................. 5

1.5 Research Questions .................................................................................................................... 5

1.6 Scope of the Study ..................................................................................................................... 5

1.6.1 Geographical Scope ................................................................................................................ 5

1.6.2 Time Scope ............................................................................................................................. 5

1.6.3 Content Scope ......................................................................................................................... 6

1. 7 Justification of the Study ........................................................................................................... 6

1.8 Significance of the Study ........................................................................................................... 6

1.9 Limitation of the Study .............................................................................................................. 7

1.10 Delimitations of the Study ....................................................................................................... 7

1.11 Definition of the Key terms ..................................................................................................... 8

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW

11

2.0 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 9

2.1 The extent to which private primary schools have contributed to education accessibility ........ 9

2.2 The challenges experienced by the primary schools in promoting education accessibility .... 11

2.3 Possible ways of improving the contributions of private primary schools on education

accessibility .................................................................................................................................... 13

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.0 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................. 16

3 .1 Research design ....................................................................................................................... 16

3.2 Sample size .............................................................................................................................. 16

3.3 San1pling techniques ................................................................................................................ 17

3.4 Data Collection ........................................................................................................................ 18

3.4.1 Questionnaires ...................................................................................................................... 18

3.4.2 Interview Guide .................................................................................................................... 18

3.4.3 Docun1entary analysis ........................................................................................................... 18

3.5 Area of Study ........................................................................................................................... 18

3.6 Sources ofData ........................................................................................................................ 19

3. 7 Data Analysis ........................................................................................................................... 19

3.8 Ethical Consideration ............................................................................................................... l9

3. 9 Research Procedure ................................................................................................................. 19

3.10 Quality Control ...................................................................................................................... 20

3.1 0.1 Reliability ........................................................................................................................... 20

3. 10.2 Validity ............................................................................................................................... 20

CHAPTER FOUR

PRESENTATIONS, INTERPRETATION AND ANALYSIS OF FINDINGS

4.0 INTRODUCTION . ................................................................................................................ 21

4.1 Background characteristics of respondents ............................................................................. 21

4.1.1. Sex ....................................................................................................................................... 22

4.1.2 Marital status ........................................................................................................................ 22

4.1.3 Education level ..................................................................................................................... 23

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4.1.4 Occupation ............................................................................................................................ 23

4.2 The extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the education accessibility .

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4.3 Challenges experienced by the private primary schools in promoting education accessibility .

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4.4 Possible ways of improving the contribution of private primary schools on education

accessibility .................................................................................................................................... 26

5.0 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 27

5.1 Discussions .............................................................................................................................. 27

5.1.1 The extent to which private schools have contributed to education accessibility ................ 27

5.1.2 Challenges experienced by Private primary schools in promoting education accessibility. 28

5.1.3. Possible ways of improving the contribution of private primary schools on education

accessibility .................................................................................................................................... 29

5.2 Conclusions .............................................................................................................................. 30

5.3 Recommendations ................................................................................................................... .3 0

5.4 Areas of further research ......................................................................................................... 31

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................................ 32

APPENDICES .............................................................................................................................. 33

APPENDIX 1: QUESTIONNAIRES ......................................................................................... .33

Table 9 showing an extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the

education accessibility ................................................................................................................. 34

Table 10 showing an extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the

education accessibility ................................................................................................................. 34

Table 11 showing an extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the

education accessibility ................................................................................................................ .35

Table 12 II showing an extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the

education accessibility ................................................................................................................. 35

Table 13 showing an extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the

education accessibility ................................................................................................................. 36  



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BEN, I (2022). The Contribution of Private Primary Schools in Education Accessibility in Kumi District: A Case Study of on Gino Sub-County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-private-primary-schools-in-education-accessibility-in-kumi-district-a-case-study-of-on-gino-sub-county

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BEN, IDEIT "The Contribution of Private Primary Schools in Education Accessibility in Kumi District: A Case Study of on Gino Sub-County" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Sep. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-private-primary-schools-in-education-accessibility-in-kumi-district-a-case-study-of-on-gino-sub-county. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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BEN, IDEIT . "The Contribution of Private Primary Schools in Education Accessibility in Kumi District: A Case Study of on Gino Sub-County". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Sep. 2022. Web. 23 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-private-primary-schools-in-education-accessibility-in-kumi-district-a-case-study-of-on-gino-sub-county >.

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BEN, IDEIT . "The Contribution of Private Primary Schools in Education Accessibility in Kumi District: A Case Study of on Gino Sub-County" Afribary (2022). Accessed July 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-private-primary-schools-in-education-accessibility-in-kumi-district-a-case-study-of-on-gino-sub-county