The Family Background and Secondary School Students' Performance in Gesiaga Zone, Nyamira District Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENT

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

APPROVAL .................................................................................................. .ii

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

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

TABLE OF CONTENT ...................................................................................... v

LIST OF TABLES ........................................................................................... vii

LIST OF FIGURES ......................................................................................... viii

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

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

1.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background to the study ................................................................................................................ 2

1.2 Statement of the problem ............................................................................................................... 3

1.3 Purpose of the study ....................................................................................................................... 3

1.4 Objectives of the study ................................................................................................................... 3

1.5 Research questions ........................................................................................................................ 4

1.6 Scope of study ............................................................................................................................... 4

1. 7 Significance of the study ................................................................................................................ 4

CHAPTER TWO .................................................................................................................................... 6

REVIEW OF LITERATURE .................................................................................................................. 6

2.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 6

2.2 Parent's Marriage Status (Polygamy or Monogamy) Single Parents, Divorced, Affects Children's

Performances ....................................................................................................................................... 6

2.3 Parents' level of education ............................................................................................................. 7

2.4 Parents Economic Status ................................................................................................................ 8

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CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................................... 10

METHODOLOGY ................................................................................................................................ 10

Introduction ........................................................................................................................ :-.................. 10

3.0 Research design ........................................................................................................................... 10

3.1 Scope of the study ........................................................................................................................ 10

3.2 Instruments of data collection ...................................................................................................... 10

3.3 Reliability of data collection ........................................................................................................ 11

3.4 Data collection procedure ............................................................................................................ 11

3.5 Statistical treatment of data .......................................................................................................... 11

CHAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................................................. 13

FINDINGS AND INTERPRETATIONS ............................................................................................... 13

4.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 13

4.2 Profile of the respondents ............................................................................................................. 13

4.3 Parents level of education ......................................................................................... '.' .................. 16

4.4 Parents economic status ............................................................................................................... 17

CHAPTER FNE ................................................................................................................................... 18

DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION, RECOMMENDATIONS AND SUGGESTION FOR FURTHER

RESEARCH ......................................................................................................................................... 18

5.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 18

5.1 Sunnnary ..................................................................................................................................... 18

5.2CONCLUSION ............................................................................................................................ 19

5.3RECOMMENDATIONS .............................................................................................................. 19

5.4 Suggestion for further research .................................................................................................... 19

REFERENCES ..................................................................................................................................... 20

APPENDIX A .................................................................................................................... , .................. 21

ABSTRACT The research project aim was to find out how family background is affecting education performance in secondary schools. The study adopted both a quantitative and qualitative research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding on how family background affects performance in secondary schools. Information collected was analyzed and edited to create consistency and completeness. After collecting the questionnaires they were edited for completeness and consisten9y across the respondents and to locate omissions. Information obtained from the research study was presented and analyzed using narratives and statistical figures. This report provides suggestions for more effective approach to causes of school dropouts in schools in the country. It is designed for policy makers, planners and practitioners who have responsibilities in the area of big number of schools dropouts.

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Frontiers, E. & NYAKUNDI, S (2022). The Family Background and Secondary School Students' Performance in Gesiaga Zone, Nyamira District Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-family-background-and-secondary-school-students-performance-in-gesiaga-zone-nyamira-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and SALOME NYAKUNDI "The Family Background and Secondary School Students' Performance in Gesiaga Zone, Nyamira District Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-family-background-and-secondary-school-students-performance-in-gesiaga-zone-nyamira-district-kenya. Accessed 05 Oct. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and SALOME NYAKUNDI . "The Family Background and Secondary School Students' Performance in Gesiaga Zone, Nyamira District Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 05 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-family-background-and-secondary-school-students-performance-in-gesiaga-zone-nyamira-district-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and NYAKUNDI, SALOME . "The Family Background and Secondary School Students' Performance in Gesiaga Zone, Nyamira District Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 05, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-family-background-and-secondary-school-students-performance-in-gesiaga-zone-nyamira-district-kenya