Factors Contributing To Poor Performance Of Science Sub.Ibcts. In Public Primary Schools, A Case Study Butaleja Town Council, Butaleja District, Uganda

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DECLARATION ...................................................................................................................... 2

APPROVAL ....................... .................................................................... ............... .... .............. 3

DEDICATION ........................................................................................................................ 4

ABBREVIATIONS ................................................................................................................. 8

CHAPTER ONE ...................................................................................................................... . 9

INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................... 9

1.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................ 9

1.1 Background ................................................................................................................. 9

1.2 Statement of the Problem ......................................................................................... 15

1.3 Objectives of the Study ............................................................................................. 16

1.3.1 General Objective ............................. ............................................. ................... 16

1.3.2 Specific Objectives ............................................................................................ 16

1.4 Research Questions ................................................................................................... 16

1.5 Scope o the Study ..................................................................................................... 17

1.5.1 Geographical scope ........................................................................................... 17

1.5.2 Time frame ........................................................................................................ 17

1.6 Significance ................................................................................................................ 17

CHAPTER TWO .......................................................... .......................................................... 19

LITERATURE REVIEW ....................................................................................................... 19

2.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 19

2.1 Theoretical framework .......................................... ...................................................... 19

2.2 Conceptual framework ..................................... .............................................. ............. 21

2.3.1 Review of Related Literature ............................................................................... 21

2.3.2 Leaming environment .................................................................................................... 21

2.3.3 Teaching materials ... ......... ............................................................................................. 22

2.3.4 Performance ................................................................................................................... 22

2.3.5 Types of Performance Measures .............................................. ...................................... 22

2.3.6 Effects of lack of resources on performance .................................................................. 23

2.3.7 Negative attitude and performance ................................................................................ 24

2.3.8 Teachers' competency and performance .... ........... ........ ................................................. 24

2.3.9 Teacher's in-service training and performance .............................................................. 25

2.4 Empirical analysis of relevant studies ...................................................................... 25


2.4.1 Empirical literature review in the World ....................................................................... 26

2.5 Research Gap Identified ................................................................................................... 27

CHAPTER TIIREE ................................................................................................................ 28

METHODOLOGY ...................................................................................................... 28

3.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 28

3.1 Research Design ........................................................................................................ 28

3.2 Target Population ..................... ......................................... 28

3.4 Sample size ................................................................................................................ 29

3.5 Data Collection Methods .......................... ................................. ............................... 29

3.6 Instrumentation ....................................................................................................... 30

3.6.1 Questionnaires ............................................................................................................... 31

3. 7 Reliability and validity of data .......................................................................................... 31

3.7.1 Reliability of data .......................................................................................................... 31

3.7.2 Validity of data .............................................................................................................. 31

3.9.1 Questionnaires ............................................................................................................. 32

3.9.2 Interviews ................ ................................ ................................................................. 32

3 .10 Data analysis techniques ............................................................................................. 32

CHAP'fER FOUR ................................................................................................................ 34

PRESENTATION, DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF THE FINDINGS

...................................................................................... 34

4.0 Introduction .......................................... ...................................................................... 34

4.1 The analysis of data ................................................................................................... 34

4.2 Pupils perceptions on poor performance on science subjects ...................................... 34

4.4 Teachers' responses on poor performance in science subjects .......................................... 37

4.5 Response of heads of science departments on the performance of science subjects ......... 39

CHAPTER FIVE ................................................................................................ 42

DISCUSSIONS FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ..................... 42

5.0 Introduction .............................................. ............................... 42

5.1 Discussion of the findings ........................................................................................ 42

5.2 Conclusion .......................................................................................................... 44

5.3 Recommendations ............................. ...... .............................................. ........................... 45

Appendix 1 : Teachers' structured interview questions ............................................... ........... 51

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Research, S. (2022). Factors Contributing To Poor Performance Of Science Sub.Ibcts. In Public Primary Schools, A Case Study Butaleja Town Council, Butaleja District, Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-poor-performance-of-science-sub-ibcts-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-study-butaleja-town-council-butaleja-district-uganda

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Research, SSA "Factors Contributing To Poor Performance Of Science Sub.Ibcts. In Public Primary Schools, A Case Study Butaleja Town Council, Butaleja District, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-poor-performance-of-science-sub-ibcts-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-study-butaleja-town-council-butaleja-district-uganda. Accessed 01 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Factors Contributing To Poor Performance Of Science Sub.Ibcts. In Public Primary Schools, A Case Study Butaleja Town Council, Butaleja District, Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 01 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-poor-performance-of-science-sub-ibcts-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-study-butaleja-town-council-butaleja-district-uganda >.

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Research, SSA . "Factors Contributing To Poor Performance Of Science Sub.Ibcts. In Public Primary Schools, A Case Study Butaleja Town Council, Butaleja District, Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 01, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-poor-performance-of-science-sub-ibcts-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-study-butaleja-town-council-butaleja-district-uganda