The Role 01? The Media In The Education Ot' The Glltlciiild

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1

INTRODUCTION ................................................ 1

I.I. BACK GROUND ..................................................... !

I. 1. l. Responsibilities of girls in the home ............................. 6

1.2. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM ............................... 8

1.3. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY ................................... 8

1.3.1 General Objectives ................................................... 8

1.3.2 Specific Objectives .................................................. 8

1.4. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY ................................. 9

1.5. SCOPE OF THE STUDY ............................................ 10

1.6. HYPOTHESES ......................................................... 10

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................... 11

2.1.1. Definition of School drop out.. ..................................... l l

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2.1.2. The role of media in the girl child education ..................... .12

2.1.3. Causes of school drop outs ........................................... 14

CHAPTER THREE

METHODOLOGY

3.0 INTRODUCTION ....................................................... 18

3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN .................................................. 18

3.2 DESCRIPTION OF POPULATION .................................. 18

3.3 SAMPLING STRATEGIES ............................................ 19

3.4 DATA COLLECTION METHODA ................................... 19

3.5 LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY ..................................... 19

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 PRESENTETION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF THE

FINDINGS ........................................................................... 21

4.1. INTRODUCTION ............................................................... 21

4.1.1. Contribution of media ........................................................... 28

4.1.2. Problems at school. .............................................................. 31

4.1.3. Fighting gender imbalance ..................................................... 31

4.2. BENEFITS OF GIRL EDUCATION ......................................... 32

4.2.1. Health benefits .................................................................... 32

4.2.2. Educational benefits ............................................................. 32

4.2.3. Economic benefits ............................................................... 33

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4.3. A TTIUDESOF PARENTS TOWARDS GIRLS EDUCATION ........... 33

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0 CONCLUSION, SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATION ............. 35

5.1. INTRODUCTION ................................................................ 35

5.1.1 CONCLUSION ................................................................... 35

5.1.2 SUMMARY ....................................................................... 36

5.1.3 RECOMMENDATION ......................................................... 36

CHAPTER SIX

6.0 APPENDICES ................................................................... 37

6.1 Explanatory notes ............................................................... 37

6.2 Introduction ....................................................................... 37

Appendix I ......................................................................... 39

Appendix 11. ....................................................................... 40

Verification letter from St.Joseph's primary school

(Nsyabya) ......................................................................... 47

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LIST OFT ABLES

TABLE I: SECONDARY ENROLMENT BY SEX AND QAINTILE IN 2002

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TABLE 2: SC HOOS PERFOMANCE IN 1993 ADV AN CED LEVEL

EXAM .............................................................................. 5

TABLE 3: RESPONSIBILITIES OF PAYING SCHOOL FEES iN THE

HOME .............................................................................. 7

TABLE 4: SEX COMPOSITION OF THE RESPONDENTS (PRIMARY

DATA) ............................................................................. 21

TABLE 5: AGE COMPOSITION OF THE RESPONDENTS ........................... 22

TABLE 6: SHOWS THE LEVEL OF AGREEMENT OR DISAGREEMENT

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TABLE 7: SHOWS THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE RESPONDENTS AGREED

OR DISAGREED ON THE CONTRIBUTION OF MEDIA TOW ARDS

THE GIRL CHILD EDUCATION ........................................... 26

TABLE 8: REASONS FOR NOT EDUCATING GIRLS ................................ 33

TABLE 9: PRIMARY SCHOOL ENROLMENT & DROP OUT RATE 1977-

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