ECONOMICS STATUS OF PARENTS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF LEARNERS IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LUWERO DISTRICT Kilo.MI~ SUB-COUNTY MAZZI PARISH

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ............................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ....................................................................................................................... ii

DEDICATION ................................................................................................................. iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................... iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................ v

ABSTRACT .................................................................................................................... viii

CHAPTER ONE .............................................................................................................. 1

1.0 INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................... 1

1.1 Back ground of the Study ................................................................... 1

1.2 Statement of the problem .............................................................................. 2

1.3 Purpose of the study ............................................................................. 2

1.4 Objectives of the study ........................................................................ 3

1.5 Significance of the Study .................................................................... 3

1.6 Limitation of the study ........................................................................ 4

1. 7 Definition of terms ................................................................................ 4

CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................................................. 5

REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE ....................................................... 5

2.0 Introduction .......................................................................................................... 5

2.1 How economic status of parents affects the academic

performance of learners .......................................................................................... 5

2.2 The social- economic Status and students' performance .... 7

2.3 Parents level of education and students performance .......... 8

2.4 The school environment and students performance ............. 9

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CHAPTER THREE ...................................................................................................... 13

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ............................................................................... 13

3.0 Introduction ............................................................................................ 13

3.2 Research Instruments ........................................................................ 13

3.3 Data analysis and interpretations: ............................................... 14

3.4 The scope/Delimitation ..................................................................... 15

CHAPTER FOUR ......................................................................................................... 16

RESEARCH FINDINGS AND DATA ANALYSIS ............................................... 16

4.0 Introduction ....................................................................................................... 16

4. lPresentation and Interpretation of data ................................................. 16

4.1.1 The ways how economic status of parents affect academic

performance of learners in Mazzi Parish ....................................................... 18

4.1.2 Factors influencing performance besides economic status. ... 20

4. 1.3 The effects of poor academic performance of learners in

Mazzi Parish ................................................................................................................ 23

4. 1.4 The means that can be taken to improve on academic

performance of learners ........................................................................................ 24

CHAPTER FIVE ........................................................................................................... 27

DISCUSSIONS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ...................... 27

5.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................ 27

5.1 Discussion ............................................................................................................ 27

5.2 Conclusion ........................................................................................................... 27

5.2 Recommendations ............................................................................................ 31

5.2.1 Recommendation to the government.. ................................................ 31

5.2.2 To parents ........................................................................................................ 32

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5.2.3 To teachers ...................................................................................................... 32

5.2.4 To learners ....................................................................................................... 33

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................. 34

APPENDICES ............................................................................................................... 35

APPENDIX A ................................................................................................................ 35

APPENDIX B ................................................................................................................ 37

APPENDIX C ................................................................................................................ 39

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ABSTRACT The research was conducted in Mazzi Parish found in Kamira sub -

county in Luwero District. This was due to the fact that the researcher

has served in area since 2006 as a teacher, and observed that fact that

academic performance of learners was a result of economic status of a

parents being poor

The purpose of the research study therefore was to remind parents to

work hard and provide their children with school needs.

The research is also to challenge the learners of their responsibility and

task a head of them as leaders of tomorrow for the country Uganda thus

requires them to work hard academically and be successful in nature.

In the interaction with the community the researcher was able to obtain

data through both interview and questionnaire method on the topic of

study observation was also used I collecting the data.

The researcher is very grateful to all those who co-operated with him to

come with the research findings as to be seen a head in this book.

In chapter one the following sub - topics were treated: Purpose of the

study objectives justification of the study.

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Research, S. (2022). ECONOMICS STATUS OF PARENTS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF LEARNERS IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LUWERO DISTRICT Kilo.MI~ SUB-COUNTY MAZZI PARISH. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/economics-status-of-parents-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-luwero-district-kilo-mi-sub-county-mazzi-parish

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Research, SSA "ECONOMICS STATUS OF PARENTS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF LEARNERS IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LUWERO DISTRICT Kilo.MI~ SUB-COUNTY MAZZI PARISH" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/economics-status-of-parents-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-luwero-district-kilo-mi-sub-county-mazzi-parish. Accessed 05 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "ECONOMICS STATUS OF PARENTS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF LEARNERS IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN LUWERO DISTRICT Kilo.MI~ SUB-COUNTY MAZZI PARISH" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 05, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/economics-status-of-parents-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-luwero-district-kilo-mi-sub-county-mazzi-parish