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Opportunities and challenges for mixed day secondary school headteachers in promoting girl-child education in Kenya: A case study of Kisumu municipality

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dc.contributor.author Simatwa, Enose MW
dc.contributor.author Dawo, Jane-I
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-10T07:09:18Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-10T07:09:18Z
dc.date.issued 2010-12-01
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/458
dc.description.abstract Despite Kenya Government's commitment to enhancement of girl-child education, their participation rate at secondary school level is still notably low. Many studies on the girl- child education have concentrated in the rural populations with the assumption that the situation in the urban setting is nearly ideal. This was not the case as was evidenced in the period 2004-2007 whereby, mixed day secondary schools in Kisumu Municipality were averagely made up of only 43% girls. Headteachers as implementers of government policies are well placed to enhance girl child participation in mixed day secondary schools. The purpose of this study was therefore to investigate the opportunities, challenges and coping strategies for headteachers in the promotion of secondary school girl-child education. The findings of the study were that headteachers had several opportunities such as financial … en_US
dc.publisher Academic Journals en_US
dc.title Opportunities and challenges for mixed day secondary school headteachers in promoting girl-child education in Kenya: A case study of Kisumu municipality en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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