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  • Theodorah M. Mabeya
  • 2020
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Influence of personal characteristics on teacher attrition in public secondary in Kenya

Attrition of teachers has been a challenge facing most public secondary schools in Uasin Gishu County Kenya. Research studies have been conducted to check on the factors that influence the attrition trend in Kenya but none has focused on specific teacher characteristics relating to their demographic features. This paper looks at various personal characteristics of teachers’ influences attrition in public secondary schools in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. The paper concludes that teacher characteristics in terms of gender, age, work experience and marital status contribute to attrition in public secondary schools in Uasin Gishu County. The study recommends that appropriate measures need to be taken by the TSC to ensure that proper conditions of workplace and employment are created so as to retain the category of teachers who are moving from the profession in large numbers.

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