Effects of Socio-Political and Economic Marginalization on Education Management in Kerio Valley Region of Marakwet East-Sub County, Elgeyo Marakwet County

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Emmaculate Jepkosgei Maina https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2622-5227
Alice Limo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4213-5950
Joshua Keter


Socio-political, economic, marginalization, management


Conflict has greatly contributed to the destruction of built social infrastructures. Teachers in conflict areas are then forced to leave these zones for fear of being invaded, leads to a disruption of the educational system. The objective of the study was to determine the effect of socio-political and economic marginalization on education management Kerio Valley region of Marakwet East sub-county, Elgeyo Marakwet County. Descriptive survey design was employed in this study. The target audience incorporated 420 respondents, 200 families, 190 instructors and 30 headteachers. The size of the sample was determined using regular random sampling techniques and a total of 205 respondents were used. Head teachers, teachers, and households filled questionnaires and interview schedules to collect quantitative data. Theme analysis was employed for qualitative data as well as descriptive and inferential analysis for quantitative data. Tables were used to present the information. The study's findings showed a socio-political and economic marginalization (β2=0.458 and p=0.000) on education management in Kerio Valley Region of Marakwet East sub county, Elgeyo Marakwet county. The conclusion of the study was that there was a positive correlation between socio-political and economic marginalization and education management. The Ministry of Education should make investments in the area's educational infrastructure and include local residents in its administration.


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