Factors influencing prevalence of bussing in private primary schools in Eldoret town Uasin-Gishu County,Kenya
Transportation of children is becoming a global concern in the major urban region today. This is causing a serious physical, emotional and psychological distress on the children. The prevalence of busing is high especially in Kenya as one of the developing nations. This research will investigate the factors influencing prevalence of busing culture in light of pupil learning in private primary schools in Eldoret town. The areas of interest in these prevalence's are the contributions focus on extend of parental lifestyle to learners transportation to school. Accessibility to motoring service operators on pupils travel, the nature of administrative influence to the vice and the social impact other children peer pressure to embrace busing. The john Biggs constructivism theory on deep learning approach will help shade insight to the theoretic understanding on social issues enforcing pupils into busing drawing a clear conceptual framework constituting the prevalence of busing factors on pupils in private. The study intends to engage descriptive design by employing both qualitative and quantitative tool to operationalize this research. The target population is the 3223 in the 75 private schools within this former Eldoret municipality. The study stratified random sample Y3 of these schools obtain 25 areas to investigate a sample of 322 at 12 with a ratio of 1: I, 6 boys to 6 girls. The questionnaire examined the central Business District, suburb and the periphery school. The admission generate dated for the Statistical Package Science Software analysis for central tendency mean and standard Deviation for analyzing factors such as parental lifestyle, access to vehicles, leadership and peer pressure influencing prevalence on busing discussion. The results exhibited social forces behind this build up of these phenomena within this town. There was a clear indication of poor policy facing this sector since there was not order among these operators. This is a clear market responding to both internal and external forces. This has led to deregulation of this service operation without guidelines to regulate the player. Awareness must be given room to explore better avenues to operate this sector especially bearing in mind the child without say. This means calling for appropriate approach for key stakeholder to review this mess and develop workable structure toward addressing this issue in good time. Establish a statistical centre for an early warning signs. The study recommendation for further research or presentation for workshops and seminar for policy formulation on busing issues of concern for review and implementation sound pupils transit to their daily destination without intimidation from opportunist. This will allow quick or rapid respond to any eventuality in future through scientific and academics researches. This research model sample was limited to only Eldoret town a much wider scale will in future be required to verify what has been done as per now. This will provide a clear and a critical evaluation on this scourge later not only with private institution but also with public entities.