Challenges in the Management of Primary Schools in Kibaale District

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION A

DECLARATION B.

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

ABSTRACT

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE OF CONTENT

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background of the study 1

1.1.1 Historical perspective 1

1.1.2 Theoretical perspective 2

1.1.3 Conceptual Perspective 2

1.1.4 Contextual perspective 3

1.2 Statement of the problem 3

1.3 Research objective 4

1.3.1 General objective 4

1.3.2 Specific Objective 4

1.4 Purpose of the study 4

1.5 Research questions 4

1.6 Scope of the study 5

1.6.1 Geographical ~..

1.6.2 Content Scope

1.7 Significance of the study 5

CHAPTER TWO 6

LITERATURE REVIEW 6

2.0 Introduction 6

VIII

21. Theoretical Review .6

2.2 Conceptual framework 7

2.3 Related literature 8

2.3.1 Administrative experience and management of primary schools 8

2.3.2 Management of curriculum and instruction 9

2.3.3 Management of school physical resources 11

2.3.4 Management of staff personnel 12

2.3.5 Management of school community relations 13

2.3.6 Management of finances and income generating activities 14

2.4.1 Challenge of delay of funds to schools 15

2.4.1 Challenge of formula funding in schools 16

2.5 Academic Qualification and school management 17

2.5.1 Head teachers exposure to training and management 17

2.5.2 The need fQr ‘professional development and central office support for secondary school

managers 18

2.5.3 Tools applied in the monitoring and assessment of management in primary schools in

Kibaale district 18

2.5.4 Head teacher’s gender and school management 19

CHAPTERTHREE 21

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 21

3.0 Introduction 21

3.1 Design 21

3.2 Study population and area 21

3.3 Sample size 21

3.4 Sampling method 21

3.5 Data collection method 22

3.6 Reliability and validity .22

3.7 Ethical consideration 22

CHAPTER FOUR 23

PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTEGRATION OF DATA

4.0 Introduction 23

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4.1 Demographic profile of respondents .23

4.1.2 Head teachers administering of primary schools 26

4.2 Head teacher economic management of primary schools 27

4.3 Head teachers personnel factors, academic qualification and management of primary

schools 28

4.3.1 Gender performance and management of head teachers 29

4.3.2 Importance of the Head teachers in school management 31

4.3.3 Reason for the preferences of head teachers 32

CHAPTER FIVE

DISCUSSIONS, CONCLUSION, RECOMMENDATIONS 34

5.0 Introduction

5.1 Head teachers administrative experience and their management of primary schools in

Kibaale district 34

5.2 Head teachers economic and financial management of primary schools 35

5.3 Head teachers personal factors / academic qualification and gender influence~:in the

management of primary schools in Kibaale district .36

5.4 Conclusion 37

5.5 Recommendations

REFERENCES 39

APPENDIC: 1A 43

APPENDIC:1B

ABSTRACT The study assessed the challenges in the management of primary schools in Kibaale district. The specific objectives of the study aimed at investigating the administrative challenges that primary schools face in Kibaale district. There is need for efficient and effective management and running of primary schools over the formation however, there has been concern over the management of primary schools in Kibaale district often resulting to poor performance of these schools in National Examination and frequent students unrests. The conceptualization of the study was based on the fact that schools just as the business enterprises need effective management to achieve the set goals and objectives, such as functional organizations have a purpose which they must be seen to fulfill effectively and efficiently the research was based on a descriptive design. The research adopted a stratified random sampling strategy on a target population of 89 public schools in Kibaale district. Primary data was collected by the use of questionnaire which were self-administered by the researcher with the help of two other assistants. Secondary data was obtained from books, Journals. On administrative problems in primary schools and general management of schools as well as the functioning and roles of various school management committee. The research embraced a research, methodology that give valuable results as desired by the study research questions and objectives~ A descriptive, research survey design was employed, questionnaires with closed and open ended questions were applied to ensure that the research instruments gave formidable data and thus ensuring reliability of the instrument. The study established that lack of adequate training and experience on financial management might be the’ main cause of school mismanagement and hence poor academic performance every aspect of school management and hence is attached by the way more is allocated. The finding indicate that Head teachers spend more time on reviewing finance matters with parent, teachers and Board of governors. Issue of discipline come second in V importance to the Head teacher as finance, because Head teachers would probably delegate them to the deputy and other teachers. The study conducted that inadequate training and experience of the Head Teacher in such financial management, discipline a teacher relation could be the case of poor performance. This is because the role of the Head teacher revolve around the three issues. The study came up with various recommendations touching on various stakeholders that included parents, teachers, Head teachers and Board of governors the government should at least train head teachers on finance management. The government should also provide grants to help in the operation of school especially on matters to do with finance. The ministry of education should put mechanisms in place to ensure that Head teachers run schools without extend interference. Head teachers should delegate their powers to the deputes, with supervision. This research was conducted in Kibaale district Western Uganda,

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Frontiers, E. & ANGELLINA, K (2022). Challenges in the Management of Primary Schools in Kibaale District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-in-the-management-of-primary-schools-in-kibaale-district

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and KABONESA ANGELLINA "Challenges in the Management of Primary Schools in Kibaale District" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-in-the-management-of-primary-schools-in-kibaale-district. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and KABONESA ANGELLINA . "Challenges in the Management of Primary Schools in Kibaale District". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-in-the-management-of-primary-schools-in-kibaale-district >.

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Frontiers, Edu and ANGELLINA, KABONESA . "Challenges in the Management of Primary Schools in Kibaale District" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-in-the-management-of-primary-schools-in-kibaale-district