EFFECT OF ETHNIC CONFLICT ON THE EDUCATION OF THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN GOSSAIGAON SUB-DIVISION OF KOKRAJHAR DISTRICT
Keywords:Effect, Ethnic conflict, Education, High School, Students
School education plays a very important role in students’ life. It is regarded as the backbone of the society. Proper school education helps the pupils to become successful in their life. Success of the students comes only when true education is provided to them. But, Ethnic Conflict, one of the serious problems that had prevailed in the district had brought negative impact on the students. The present study tries to investigate the effect of ethnic conflict on the education of the class IX and X students in Gossaigaon sub-division of Kokrajhar district. Descriptive Survey method was used for the present study. A total of 40 high schools and a student sample of 500 students from class IX and X were selected randomly. The major finding of the study revealed that 75% of the respondents had faced negative effect of ethnic conflict in their studies. It also shows that majority of the respondents had to drop out from the school due to ethnic conflict. The investigator feels that, this present study will bring some positive impact in the society. The findings of the present study will bring light to the Government, Non-Governmental Organizations, other organizations, policy makers and educational planners to frame and improve the school education of children in this conflict affected region.
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