SCHOOL RELATED FACTORS CAUSING TEACHER ATTRITION IN PREPRIMARY SCHOOLS IN MOMBASA COUNTY, KENYA

Ngala Grace Maku, Nyakwara Begi

Abstract


Teacher attrition is an issue that is affecting many schools globally and a matter of great concern in schools in Kenya. It is due to this context that the study was conducted to explore the school related factors influencing teacher attrition in preprimary schools in Kengeleni zone in Mombasa County. Descriptive survey design was used to guide the study. The target population was pre-primary school teachers in the zone. Stratified random sampling was used to select sample for the study. Questionnaires and interview schedules were used to collect data which was analyzed using both quantitative and qualitative methods and results presented using tables and figures. Results had shown that teacher attrition existed in preprimary schools in the zone and it was caused by many school related factors, including poor school management, inadequate school facilities and administrative support.  

 

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school factors; teacher attrition; preprimary schools

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