Influence of Fishing Activities on Academic Performance among Secondary School Students in Lamu East Sub County, Kenya
Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science,
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of fishing activities on academic performance among secondary school students in Lamu East Sub County. It will be guided by the following objectives; to find out the extent to which fishing activities influence student’s school absenteeism, to investigate the extent to which fishing activities influence school dropout among secondary school students, to investigate the extent to which fishing activities influence academic performance among secondary school students. The Conflict Theory by Karl Max et al. (2005) will anchor the study. Mixed research methodology will be employed in which both qualitative and quantitative data will be collected. The researcher will employ descriptive survey research design. Target population will be 5 public secondary schools with 1200 students. Purposive sampling technique to select 4 public day secondary schools. The number of students to be involved in the study from each school will be proportionately sampled and then simple random sampling will be used to obtain the students in each school to participate in the study. The sample size will consist of 4 day secondary schools representing 80%, 60 boys and 80 girls who will represent 11% and 12% respectively.; questionnaires and interview schedules. The researcher will carry out a pilot study in one school to test the validity and reliability of the research instruments. A total of 32 students (16 boys and 16 girls) will be randomly selected from form one to from four to participate in the study. The researcher will use administration of questionnaires and interviewing to collect data. Data analysis will involve the use of two statistical methods; descriptive statistics (frequencies, percentages, mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (Pearson product moment correlation analysis). The results will be presented using bar graphs, pie charts and tables.
- academic performance
- sustainable development
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