Research Papers/Topics in Art Education

Peer Influence and Illicit Drug Use Among Adolescents in Secondary Schools of Makindye Division Kampala, Uganda

Abstract This study examined peer influence in relationship to illicit drug use by adolescents in secondary schools of Makindye Division, Kampala. Research interest in drug use stems from its increased frequency in the past decades making it a worldwide public health problem. The global burden of disease projected that tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs were 2nd, 9th and 20111 consecutively the leading cause of mortality globally. This report further projected that tobacco smoking alone would...

Performance Appraisal of Teachers in Public and Private Secondary Schools in Kagadi District of Uganda

ABSTRACT The current study was carried out in 29 secondary schools in Kagadi district of Uganda to establish the extent to which formal performance appraisal of teachers done in public secondary schools in Kagadi district, Uganda; to find out the extent to which formal performance appraisal of teachers is done in private secondary schools in Kagadi district, Uganda; as well as to assess whether or not there is a difference in secondary school teacher performance appraisal system between publi...

Conflicts and Their Resolution Strategies in Private Secondary Schools in Kampala District of Uganda

ABSTRACT Many private schools were closed due to poor conflict resolution system and there was no clear conflict resolution technique. This study was conducted to help private schools to solve conflicts in a better way to ensure conflict free environment in the school system and to develop suitable conflict resolution techniques that guide managers, teachers, and students. The study was done in Kampala district in five randomly selected private secondary schools out of ten top private seconda...

Contribution of Civil Society Organizations to Education Service Delivery in Katakwi District-Uganda

ABSTRACT This study sought to determine the contribution of civil society organizations to Education service delivery in Katakwi District-Uganda. It was guided by the overall objective of the study that aimed at determining the contributions of civil society organizations to education service delivery in Katakwi district. Three objectives of the study were used to guide the study namely, nature of civil society organizations engagement in education sector, effects of contributions of civil so...

School Violence and Girl Child Academic Performance in Primary Schools of Suba West, Migori County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study was conducted to find out relationship between school violence and girl child academic performance in primary schools of suba west, Migori County, Kenya. The central research Objectives were; “To determine the profile of the respondents in terms of;i) age, gender, marital status and level of education, ii) establishing the varying forms of violence in school, iii) establishing the level of academic performance on girl child iv) establishing the relationship between schoo...

Classroom Management and Pupils Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Agago District Uganda

ABSTRACT The study established the relationship between classroom management and pupils’ performance in selected primary schools in Agago district. Four major objectives were pursued and they included; determining the profile of respondents in terms of age, gender, educational qualification and experience, determining the level of classroom management in selected primary schools in Agago district, determine the level of pupils’ performance in selected primary schools in Agago district and...

Self Regulation and Cultural Orientation On the Academic Achievement of University Students On Distance Education in Kampala, Uganda

ABSTRACT Correlated in this study were the variables of self regulation, cultural orientation and academic achievement of university students on distance education in Kampala, Uganda with these aspects sought for in the specific objectives: (1) sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents in terms of gender, age, nationality, religion, course of study and present course enrolled in; (2) extent of self regulation; (3) degree of cultural orientation; ( 4) level of academic achievement; (...

Factors Leading to The Poor Performance in Physics in Selected Secondary Schools of Nyeri South District, Central Province - Kenya.

ABSTRACT The major purpose of the study was to determine Gender physics concepts' perception and its effects on academic performance of students in selected Secondary schools of Nyeri South district, central province of Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between girl's attitude and performance in physics, Investigate the relationship between teachers' attitudes and girls' performance in physics, Determine the relationship between the curriculum an...

Challenges of Teaching Information and Communication Technology in Rural Schools in Kenya: A Case Study of Kigio Secondary School in Gatanga Division, Thika Distict

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was is to examining the challenges of teaching information and communication technology in rural schools of Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the describe the challenges of teaching ICT, evaluate the JCT ]earning programmes for students and to assess levels of interest in and attitudes towards ICT among students, teachers and parents and to assess the positive impact of ICT exposure in the lives of students and the improving pra...

The Impact of Teachers' Misconduct On Learners' Performance in Primary Schools in Moshono Division Arusha Tanzania

ABSTRACT This study was conduct from December 2008 to February 2009 in Moshono, Arusha region Tanzania. The purpose of the study was to assess various misconducts that teachers committed in the execution of their duties and their impact on the learners performance in Moshono division in Arusha region Tanzania. The study used an explanatory cross section design whereby data was collected through structured questionnaires with open and closed ended questions. The objectives if this study was to...

Factors That Affect Poor Performance of English Language as Subject in Mwala Zone Secondary School, District, Kenya

ABSTRACT English is the official language in Kenya. It is internationally used and anyone who terms themselves educated is judged by their ability to express themselves in the language. The performance of the English subject has however been poor in Mwala division, Machakos district, Kenya. A lot has been done by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to ensure that the subject improves. The research aimed at seeking and identifying the determinants of poor performance of the Engli...

The Role of Party Politics in Promoting Good Governance in Uganda: A Case Study of Kampala Capital City Authority

Abstract The purpose of this study was to establish the role of party politics in promoting good governance in Uganda in general and KCCA in particular. This was premised on the argument that whereas party politics have been embraced by many countries across the globe with the fall of communism, and in spite of the fact that it is seen as a panacea for democratisation and good governance, most of the countries that have embraced party politics are far from realizing good governance. The main ...

Effects of Drug Abuse On Academic Performance in Selected Schools of Wareng District Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of drug abuse on the academic performance of students. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the effects of drug abuse on student's discipline, to explore the common drugs abused by secondary students; and to investigate if students who use drugs attend school regularly. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires and interview guides to students, and teachers of the schools involved in the stud...

Autism Among Pupils in Inclusive Primary Schools, Issues and Challenges. A Case of Kibulgen Zone, Eldoret West District in Kenya

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to investigate the challenges faced by pupils vvith autism u1 selected inclusive primary schools of Kibulgen zone, Eldoret West district of Kenya. The follmving objectives guided the study; to assess of prevalence of pupils Vith autis1n in inclusive primary schools; to examine the challenges facing pupils with autisn1, and to investigate the challenges which the children with autisn1 face at school. The studv _, utilized teachers as respondents, forty of th...

Parents Late Payment of School Fees and Its Implication to the Functioning of Institutions. A Case Study of Selected Secondary Schools in Kasambya Sub County - Mubende District

ABSTRACT The study was intended mainly to investigate the effects of late payment of school fees on functioning of institutions in selected secondary schools in Kasambya Sub County Mubende district. From the study , the causes of late payment of school fees in secondary schools were high poverty levels within area of study , students behaviors’ , high cost of living, wide spread of unemployment among people living in area of study , family status (single parents ). All these factors contrib...


1 - 15 Of 450 Results