Assessment Of Students’ Practices And Awareness Of Environmental Issues In Secondary Schools In Makindye Division Kampala District

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ABSTRACT

In this study efforts were made to give an overview of environmental concern St Denis

Ssebugwawo SS Ggaba and Pearl High school secondary schools in Makindve Division. Three

research questions were formulated to guide the study. The main objective of this research was

to assess the level students’ practices and awareness of environmental issues

The study used Questionnaires. interviews and observation checklist to obtain data.

The researcher used purposive and simple random sampling techniques to select respondents.

The study used two schools in Makindye Division. 142 respondents were sampled from head

teachers, teachers and students.

Study findings revealed that school environment has been protected, students have learnt how

to protect natural resources, and that students have got a strong feeling due to environmental

awareness. Students engage in cleaning classrooms, planting flowers. collecting garbage and

clearing the compound as ways of protecting and improving the quality of the environment.

Recommendations were made that Environmental Education should be a subject on its own

and text books supplied to all schools as a way of raising environmental awareness and

seminars and workshops be organized such that environmental protection related infom~ation

is shared with them.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Assessment Of Students’ Practices And Awareness Of Environmental Issues In Secondary Schools In Makindye Division Kampala District. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-students-practices-and-awareness-of-environmental-issues-in-secondary-schools-in-makindye-division-kampala-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Assessment Of Students’ Practices And Awareness Of Environmental Issues In Secondary Schools In Makindye Division Kampala District" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-students-practices-and-awareness-of-environmental-issues-in-secondary-schools-in-makindye-division-kampala-district . Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Assessment Of Students’ Practices And Awareness Of Environmental Issues In Secondary Schools In Makindye Division Kampala District". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-students-practices-and-awareness-of-environmental-issues-in-secondary-schools-in-makindye-division-kampala-district >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Assessment Of Students’ Practices And Awareness Of Environmental Issues In Secondary Schools In Makindye Division Kampala District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-students-practices-and-awareness-of-environmental-issues-in-secondary-schools-in-makindye-division-kampala-district