17Dec 2019

QUALITY ENHANCEMENT INITIATIVES AND GIRL CHILD PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KENYA: A CASE STUDY OF KWANZA DIVISION, KENYA

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The purpose of the study was to investigate the quality enhancement initiatives and girl child performance in Mathematics in Secondary Schools in Kwanza Division of Trans- Nzoia county- Kenya. The problem for investigation was on the phenomenon of persistent poor performance of girl child in mathematics in Kwanza Division. The objectives of the study were: identify the quality initiatives that affect performance in mathematics in secondary schools in Kwanza Division, establish the extent to which quality enhancement initiatives have enhanced mathematics performance of girl child in secondary school in Kwanza division, establish factors affecting the effectiveness of quality enhancement initiatives in enhancing mathematics performance of girl child in secondary school in Kwanza division. The sample size of this study was two hundred and fifty six (256) respondents drawn form a total population of seven hundred and fifty (750) (Krejcie and Morgan 1970). The study used proportionate stratified sampling and simple random sampling techniques. We used questionnaires to enlist information from the study respondents. Data was analyzed using Pearson?s Chi-square test to compare significance of opinion of respondents about relationships of study variables. The findings reveal a considerable influence of quality enhancement initiatives on performance of the girl child in mathematics in Kwanza Division. The study revealed that the performance of the girl child in mathematics in secondary schools can be enhanced through these initiatives. It is thus recommended that most of the secondary schools and authorities ought to focus on improving on the quality enhancement initiatives.


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[Salome Awinja Simiyu, Simiyu Kefer, Ezine Enos, Ben Malesi, Murunga Joseph, Roes Kisaka, Beatrice Watiti, Leaonard Wekesa, Nicolas Wamalwa, Kellways Nyamanga, Daniel Wamalwa, Mwalo Maurice and Susan Chematui (2019); QUALITY ENHANCEMENT INITIATIVES AND GIRL CHILD PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KENYA: A CASE STUDY OF KWANZA DIVISION, KENYA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (12). 166-179] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


SALOME AWINJA SIMIYU
MED (POLICY PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT) BUSOGA UNIVERSITY

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/10140       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/10140


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