The essence of this study was to determine the impact of the gender issues on the academic
performance of learners in selected schools of Eldama Ravine division, Kiobatek district,
Kenya. Specific objectives of the study were to: examine the impact of gender on academic
performance of learners in Kiobatek district and to examine strategies used by schools to
improve on the academic performance of the girls and boys in Eldama Ravine division. The
methods used for data collection were face to face interview, which were carried on with
parents, Questionnaires were distributed to students and teachers. Observation was done on the
state of the learners. The findings revealed by 70% of the respondents that gender issues affect
the performance of the learner's negatively. 58% of the respondents also revealed that majority
of the learners in the schools are boys. According to 70% of the respondents most of the
schools had gender biasness in all the resources used by the learners. 80% of the respondents
revealed that poverty has greatly affected the performance of the learners. To ensure quality,
the study recommended that, the government should step in to see that all children are taken to
school both girls and boys. The parents and the community should be sensitized on the
impo1iance of educating all their children both boys and girls. The government nongovernment
organizations, publishers and curriculum developers should work hand in hand to
produce gender sensitive books, which will change the attitude and stereotype thinking.
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