Dropout from Primary School - causes and solutions

Dr Muhammad Shahid Farooq, University of the Punjab | View as single page |
Attainment Map Causes Strength Transfer Acknowledge Sample Limitations References Problem Retention Dropout G Causes Individual Family School Community Advice Need Inclusion Areas Comments

General Causes

The comparative analysis of reasons for dropouts as reported by parents, their teachers and dropouts were the same but their order of importance was different. …[the] top three reasons …included lack of interest in studies, lack of interest in school and difficulties in learning. There seemed to be consensus on the following causes in terms of their priority:

Friendship with out of school children

Financial burden

Family crises

Attitude of class fellows

Inappropriate curricula.

There was consistency of findings across a wide range of studies analysed for the literature review linked with the research with the following exceptions: xxxp 80need to check with Shahid

p. 80 Farooq, 2011