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Title: Community Development and School Drop Out In Primary Schools: A Case of Rubongi Sub County, Tororo District
Authors: Monica, Akello Alowo
Keywords: Community Development
School Drop Out In Primary Schools
Tororo District
Issue Date: Sep-2018
Publisher: Kampala International University, bachelors degree of education
Abstract: study aimed at examining community development and school dropout in primary schools in Rubongi Sub ty, Tororo District.The objectives of the study were to: Assess the factors that influence school dropout in rry schools, find out the effect of school dropout on development and the stake holders' efforts in reducing problem of school dropout in primary schools in Rubongi Sub County, Tororo District. The study used a sectional research design where by both qualitative and quantitative methods were employed. The study :ation was 3285, comprising of five Universal primary schools, 5 head teachers, 55 class teachers, 2500 ,700 parents and 30 opinion leaders in Rubongi Sub County, Tororo District. The sample size was 5 teachers, 48 class teachers, 333 pupils, 248 parents and 28 opinion leaders. The research Instruments used questionnaire, interview guide and observation. The data was analyzed using both descriptive analysis and tical package of social scientists (SPSS) which involved sorting, cording and tallying to get frequencies ,ercentages. The study established social factors that influence school dropout namely: family conflicts, of parental guidance and counseling, negative attitude of parents towards education, negative peer :nee, moral degeneration, early marriages, alcoholism and drug abuse and gender Inequality. There were 1 number of economic factors that influence school dropout these included; poverty, lack of scholastic ials, child labor, long distance to school, unrealistic school demands and large family size. The religious ·s that influence school dropout included; harmful religious beliefs and practices. The political factors that :nee school dropout included; inactive laws on school dropout. Other factors that influence school dropout reliability of pupils to learn, death of parents, early pregnancies, poor teacher- parent relationship, repeating :s and low morale among teachers. The effect of school dropout on community development included; ty, unemployment, low incomes, alcoholism and drug use, crime and missed out opportunities. nolder's efforts in reducing the problem of school dropout included; free primary education, family mic empowerment, discouraging negative religious beliefs and practices and arresting school dropout. research recommends that; Government should increase community sensitization against early sex, age and pregnancy, provide free scholastic materials to needy pupils, institute strict laws against child and community leaders should discourage harmful religious beliefs and practices. words: Pupils, parents and teachers
Description: A Research Report Submitted To The Faculty Of Education In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements Of The Award Of Bachelors Degree Of Education Of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7965
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