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An Explorative Analysis of Children’s Dropouts from Rural Schools of Pakistan (English version)

Muhammad Mehar Akram ()
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Muhammad Mehar Akram: GC University, Faisalabad

Revista romaneasca pentru educatie multidimensionala - Journal for Multidimensional Education, 2011, vol. 7, 185-193

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to present an explorative analysis about the causes of children’s high proportion of drop-outs from rural schools of Pakistan. For this purpose, simple random sampling technique was used by taking a sample size of 120 respondents from six villages of the rural areas of district Jhang, Pakistan in 2010. The major objectives of the said research were to investigate the socio-economic hurdles of the drop-outs of children from schools, to find out the attitude of parents towards the drop-outs, and finally to suggest the measures for solving the problems regarding drop-outs of rural children from schools. Initially, the pre-testing was done on ten respondents before starting the actual research. As a result of the said research, it was found that there are certain factors, e.g. uneducated parents, teachers’ behavior, low mental ability, bad habits, bad peer group and scarcity of educated people in the community, which not only affects the performance of the children but also ends it in the form of their drop out from school.

Keywords: Explorative analysis; drop-out; random sampling; sample size; respondents; pre-testing; scarcity. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 I21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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