International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 11, November 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


The impacts of truancy in academic performance among secondary school students: A case study of Kigamboni Ward in Temeke Municipality
      Tiberius P. Mlowosa, Natalia Kalimang’asi, and Bundala Dodo Mathias
Abstract: Truancy is any intentional unauthorized absence from compulsory schooling. This refers to absences caused by students of their own free will and not caused by poor medical conditions. also refer to students who attend school but do not go to classes (Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). Truancy is the serious problem in Tanzania especially in cities. The Ministry of Education and Vocational Training reported that in 2009/10 Form II has the highest number of student drop outs which stands at 9,627 per annum and the main reasons for drop out were truancy 36.2 % and pregnancies 20.4 % (URT, 2011) .

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Tiberius P. Mlowosa, Natalia Kalimang’asi, and Bundala Dodo Mathias (2018); The impacts of truancy in academic performance among secondary school students: A case study of Kigamboni Ward in Temeke Municipality; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(11) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1114.php?rp=P353370
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