The Effect Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Schools: A Case Study Of Getai Primary School, Guciia District, Nyacheki Division-Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

APROV AL .............................................................................................................................. .ii

DEDICATION ....................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...................................................................................................... .iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS .......................................................................................................... v

DEFINITION OF TERMS ..................................................................................................... vii

LIST OF TABLES ................................................................................................................ viii

ABSTRACT ........................................................................................................................... .ix

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

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY. ........................................................................................ 1

1.0 introduction ........................................................................................................................ 1

1.1 Statement of the problem .................................................................................................... 1

1.2 Purpose ofthe study ............................................................................................................ l

1.3 Objectives of the study ........................................................................................................ l

1.4 Researcher Questions .......................................................................................................... 2

1.5 Significance of the study ..................................................................................................... 2

1.6 Scope of the study ............................................................................................................... 2

1.6.1 Content scope .................................................................................................................. 2

Geographical scope .................................................................................................................. 2

CHAPTER TWO ...................................................................................................................... 3

LITERATURE REVIEW ......................................................................................................... 3

2.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................ 3

2.1 Effect of gender issues on the Academic Performance oflearners in schools ....................... 3

2.2 Socio- Economic causes ...................................................................................................... 3

2.3 Socio cultural causes ........................................................................................................... 3

2.4 Teacher's Attitude and Class Interaction ............................................................................ -4

2.5 Gender Biases in Resources ................................................................................................ 6

2.6 The school environment ...................................................................................................... 7

CHAPTER TIIREE .................................................................................................................. 8

METHODOLOGY ................................................................................................................... 8

3. 0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................ 8

3.1 Research Design ................................................................................................................. 8

3.2 Target population ................................................................................................................ 8

3.3 Sample size ......................................................................................................................... 8

3.4 Research procedure ............................................................................................................. 8

3.5 Data collection instruments ................................................................................................. 9

3.4.1 Interview .......................................................................................................................... 9

3.4.2 Questionnaires ................................................................................................................. 9

3.6 Data Analysis ..................................................................................................................... 9

3.7 Limitations ......................................................................................................................... 9

CHAPTERFOUR .................................................................................................................. 10

DATA PRESENTATION ....................................................................................................... 10

V

4.0. Overview ......................................................................................................................... 10

4.2 Age ................................................................................................................................... 11

4 .3 Class attendance ............................................................................................................... 11

4.4 Encouragement at school .................................................................................................. 12

4.5 Parents support in education ............................................................................................. 12

4.6 School environment .......................................................................................................... 12

4. 7 community support ........................................................................................................... 13

4.8 Gender biasness in resources ............................................................................................. 13

4.9 Poverty ............................................................................................................................. 14

4.10 sex (teachers) .................................................................................................................. 14

4.llAge ................................................................................................................................. 15

4.12 working experience ......................................................................................................... 15

4.13 Academic qualification ................................................................................................... 16

4.14 Text books ...................................................................................................................... 16

4.15 access to the text books ................................................................................................... 17

4.16 Positive attitudes and interaction towards the learners ..................................................... 17

4.17 Gender biasness in resources ........................................................................................... 18

4.18 Gender friendly environment .......................................................................................... 18

4.19 Community support to girl child education ...................................................................... 19

CHAPTERFIVE .................................................................................................................... 20

DISCUSSION, CONCLUSIONS AND .................................................................................. 20

RECOMMENDATIONS ........................................................................................................ 20

5. O Introduction ...................................................................................................................... 20

5.1 Discussion ........................................................................................................................ 20

5.2 Conclusions ...................................................................................................................... 21

5 .3 Recommendations ............................................................................................................. 22

Suggestions for further research .............................................................................................. 23

APPENDIX A ........................................................................................................................ 24

QUESTIONNAIRE TO STUDENTS ..................................................................................... 24

APPENDIX B ........................................................................................................................ 25

QUESTIONNAIR TO TEACHERS ....................................................................................... 25

REFERENCES ....................................................................................................................... 27



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Research, S. (2022). The Effect Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Schools: A Case Study Of Getai Primary School, Guciia District, Nyacheki Division-Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-schools-a-case-study-of-getai-primary-school-guciia-district-nyacheki-division-kenya

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Research, SSA "The Effect Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Schools: A Case Study Of Getai Primary School, Guciia District, Nyacheki Division-Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 23 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-schools-a-case-study-of-getai-primary-school-guciia-district-nyacheki-division-kenya. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "The Effect Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Schools: A Case Study Of Getai Primary School, Guciia District, Nyacheki Division-Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 23 Aug. 2022. Web. 24 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-schools-a-case-study-of-getai-primary-school-guciia-district-nyacheki-division-kenya >.

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Research, SSA . "The Effect Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Schools: A Case Study Of Getai Primary School, Guciia District, Nyacheki Division-Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-schools-a-case-study-of-getai-primary-school-guciia-district-nyacheki-division-kenya