The Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Kiambogo Secondary School

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ABSTRACT

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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APA

WARIGIA, G (2021). The Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Kiambogo Secondary School. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-kiambogo-secondary-school

MLA 8th

WARIGIA, GITHAGA "The Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Kiambogo Secondary School" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-kiambogo-secondary-school. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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WARIGIA, GITHAGA . "The Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Kiambogo Secondary School". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-kiambogo-secondary-school >.

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WARIGIA, GITHAGA . "The Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Kiambogo Secondary School" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 25, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-gender-issues-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-secondary-schools-a-case-study-of-kiambogo-secondary-school