TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION APPROVAL DEDICATION AKNOWLEDGEMENT iv TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES ABSTRACT -CHAPTER ONE 1 INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 Background to the study 1 1.2 Statement of the problem 2 1.3 Objectives of the study 2 1.3.1 General objective 2 1.3.2 Specific objectives will be to; 2 1.4 Purpose of the study 3 1.5 Scope of the study 3 1.6 Significance of the study 3 CHAPTER TWO 4 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 4 2.0 Introduction 4 2.2 Teacher Availability and Qualification 2.3 Discipline and acad~mic achievement 7 2.4 Research Questions 9 CHAPTER THREE 10 METHODOLOGY 10 3.0 Introduction 10 3.1 Research Design 10 V 3.2 Study Population .10 3.3 Sample Framework 10 3.3.1 Sample Size 10 3.3.2 Sample Technique 11 3.3.3 Sample Procedure 1 ~ 3.4 Methods for Data Collection ii 3.4.1 Instruments 1 . 3.4.2 Sources of Data 11 3.5 Data Processing and Analysis 12 ~CHAPTER FOUR 13 DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 13 4.1 school facilities and the academic performance of pupils in class eight 13 4.2 Teacher Availability and Qualification and the academic performance of pupils in class eight 14 4.3 Discipline and the academic performance of learners in class eight 18 CHAPTER FIVE 21 SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 21 5.1 DISCUSSION 21 5.2 CONCLUSIONS 22 5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS 22 FURTHER RESEARCH 23 REFERENCES 24 QUESTIONNAIRE FOR HEADS OF DEPARTMENT 32 QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PUPILS 35 QUESTIONNAIRE FOR TEACHERS 37 INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR HEAD TEACHERS 39 vi LIST OF TABLES Table 1: The level of discipline in the school 24 Table II: Level of academic performance in school 24 Table III: Combining table I and II the results are as follows 25 Table IV Types of indiscipline in schools 26 ~Table V: Qualification of teachers 27 Table VI: Experience of teachers 27 Table VII: Rating of Heads of departments about teachers 28 Table VII: Pupilss rating of teachers’ performance 29 Table IX: Rating of adequacy of facilities in schools 30 vii
The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors affecting the academic performance of learners of A.K Magugu primary school in Kiambu District. The specific objectives of the study were to determine if discipline affects the pupils’ academic performance; to determine if teacher qualities affect the pupils’ academic performance; and to determine if school facilities affect the pupils’ academic performance. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires and interview guides to pupils, teachers and head teacher of the school involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that teacher qualities, discipline of pupils; and school facilities have a direct impact on the pupils’ academic performance. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations that the Government should provide more teaching learning facilities in schools to make the learning environment more attractive to pupils and teachers among other recommendations
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