EXTENT TO WHICH HOME BACKGROUND DETERMINES TRANSITION FROM PRIMARY TO SECONDARY SCHOOL IN RONGO SUB COUNTY, KENYA

Jeam Otieno Agutu, James Ochieng Sika, Jane Irene Dawo

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There are still disparities in transition in different parts of the country, reflecting existence of salient factors that determine transition in education other than policy or statutes. In Rongo Sub County transition has dwindled at about 42%, being notably lower than the national, county, sub-counties’ level. Specifically, the study set out to assess home background factors that affect transition of pupils from primary to secondary schools. The study employed descriptive survey research design to collect data. Data was collected from a sample size of 405 respondents. The mean ratings of 4.288, 4.276 & 3.97 from the response of secondary principals, primary school head-teachers and parents respectively show that family background was a determinant of transition of pupils from public primary to secondary schools.

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home background; education; primary; secondary; transition

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejes.v7i12.3414

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