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Title: Factors Affecting The Academic Achievement Of Children’s Engaged In Traditional Weaving And Pottery Industry In Gullele Sub-City Addis Ababa
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: .Mulu Nega (Dr)
Befekadu, Yeseraw
Keywords: children engaged in child labor
Issue Date: Oct-2014
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: This study focused on the factors that influence academic achievement of children engaged in child labor. It intends to identify the school related factors that influence children's engaged in child labor concerning access and retention in Elementary school education in the Gullele sub city of Addis Ababa. The study adopted the descriptive survey design and targeted a population of child labor in Elementary schools . A total of 112 grade 8 students selected from 4 elementary schools in the sub city were included in the study. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the 112 grade 8 pupils engaged in traditional weaving and pottery industries. Data was collected using achievement test and questionnaires. The questionnaires were pre-tested on 37 respondents selected from two elementary schools. The Descriptive statistics, correlation& regression technique were used to analyze the data. Result of the data analyses revealed that pupil engaged in traditional weaving and pottery industries are significantly affected by the work condition (workload), their attitude to the school, their school attendance, the amount of support from their family. Findings of the study suggest the need for a well-designed program support that can have a positive and long-term impact on enrollment and academic performance of those affected school children. Hence, this intervention requires the involvement of all stakeholders including nongovernmental organizations
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