Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Teacher Motivation and Academic Performance of Pupils in Universal Primary Schools in Entebbe Municipality, Wake5o District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT Teacher motivation has become an important issue given their responsibility to impart knowledge and skills to learners. Consequently, this report is a study carried out in Entebbe municipality, in Wakiso district which aimed at studying the relationship between teacher motivation and academic performance of pupils in Universal Primary Education (UPE) Schools. Teacher motivation has been seen to be at its lowest in Entebbe municipality, this stemming from a number of variables rangin...

Poverty and School Drop Out in Busia Municipality Busia District, Uganda

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the causes of poverty and school dropout of students selected in schools in Busia Municipality Busia District, Uganda. The specific objectives of the study were to find out the cause of school dropout, to find out the impact of poverty on school dropout, and establish solutions to the school dropout problem in Busia Municipality Busia District, Uganda. The methods used for data collection were interviews for the parents and questionnaires...

Truancy and Academic Performance of Learners in Selected Schools in North Eastern Province Ijara Division Ijara District

ABSTRACT After realizing that truancy was very common the researcher made an effort to undertake a study on how truancy affected the academic performance of the learners. The researcher also wanted to identify other effects, causes underlying the behavior, and above all the intervention measures to be taken to curb truancy. To achieve the above objective, the researcher prepared his data collection tools in form of questionnaires and circulated them to his respondents. The data collected was...

Hindrances to Access of HIV/AIDS Services Among Teenagers Living with HIV/AIDS of Selected Centers of Maiundye Division -Kampala District

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the hindrances to access to HIV/AIDS services among adolescents in Kampala District. The study had four objectives, which included; i) identifying the profile of respondents in terms of gender, age, and class ii) examining the level of hindrances of HIV services among teenagers living with HIV/AIDS; iii) examining the level of access of HIV/AIDS services among teenagers living with HIV and iv) to determine the relationship between hindrances a...

Attitude of Regular Learners Towards Integration of the Hearing Impaired Learners in Regular Schools in Starehe Division Nairobi, Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study mv estimated the attitudes of regular learners towards integration of the hearing impaired learners in regular schools in Starehe Division, Nairobi. The study wa~ based on the three schools in Starehe Division that have units for deaf children. The subjects )f the study were all learners from class five to class eight in the three schools named / Racecourse, Juja Road, and Pangani Primary schools. These three schools represented the twenty-five schools in Starehe Division...

Psycho-Social Support Services in "Promotion and Protect the Rights to Help for Orphans" In Uganda. A Case Study of Ntinda Child's Development Centre

ABSTRACT Addressing the psycho-social support service which is being provided at Ntinda child's development center. Psychosocial problems facing orphans have been a particular concern of many counties in Africa. The study examined the psycho-social support services in the promotion and protection of the right to help orphans in the national child's development center Kampala district in Uganda. Both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection were used to gather information to tr...

The Impact of Free Primary Education On Early Childhood Development

ABSTRACT  This study of the impacts of free primary education on early childhood development has five chapters. The study is to analyze how the introduction of free primary education has affected early childhood development in schools or in their education, psychologically, socially, emotionally, and physically. Chapter one gives the background of the study. When free primary education was introduced what lead to its introduction and the effects that have been realized since its introduc...

Contract Award and Performance of Public Sector in Uganda, Case of Kcca, Kampala.

ABSTRACT The study was carried out to find out whether Contract a Ward affects service performance in the Public sector of Uganda. The study was carried out in KCCA which lies in the Central region of Uganda. While collecting my data, I used questionnaire and interview guides as the methods of collecting data. A total of 40 respondents was involved and the data was collected from both males and females. According to my research, the study of the findings revealed ~that Contract award affects...

Teachers' Attitudes Towards Teaching Learners Who Are Mentally Retarded in Tambach Division Keiyo District

ABSTRACT The rationale of the research is to focus on the attitudes of teachers integrating intellectually handicapped children with the non-handicapped in their classes. The purpose of the study is to investigate the attitudes of teachers towards teaching learners who are mentally retarded, The study will pave the way to other future researchers and act as a reference to other integration studies elsewhere. The author hopes that her recommendations will send more light to the educational po...

Effects of Alcoholism On Academic Performance. A Case Study of Rubaare Sub-County Ntungano District

ABSTRACT The study investigated into by the effects of alcoholism on academic performance in schools. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; determining the causes of alcoholism, to identify effects of alcoholism on academic performance and to establish rthe elationship between academic performance and alcoholism. The research consists of five chapters. Chapter bone with ithe ntroduction, chapter two consists of the related literature, chapter three consists of methodolo~...

Instruction in English Language and Learners’ Academic Performance in Selected Primary Schools Located in Namuganga Sub County Mukono District Uganda

ABSTRACT This study Investigated Instruction in English and performance of pupils in primary schools of Namuganga Sub County. Two subjects, that is, Social studies and English were used to examine the differences and similarities in pupil’s performances. The study mainly used qualitative approach in data collection, analysis and presentation. Quantitative approach was only used to present statistical data. Data was obtained through the use of interviews, observation and documentary review....

The Relationship Between Teacher Motivation Academic Performance For Pupils Of Kcpe 2001/7: Case Study Of 50 Schools Of Kangema Division, Muranga District-Kenya

ABSTRACT The government since independence has tried to provide basic education to all in an endeavour to solve problems of illiteracy and ignorance with some degree of success. With coming to power of the N.A.R.C, government in 2002, F.P.E (Free Primary Education) was introduced The number of pupils increased as compared to earlier years and the performance started to nore dive. The study adopted a descriptive survey design to study adopted a descriptive survey design to study the problems ...

Stigmatization and Discrimination of People Living with HIV/AIDS and Its Implications for Prevention and Spread: (A Case Study of Nsambya Hospital Kampala District)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the level and pattern of stigmatization and discrimination against PLWHAs and its implications for spread and prevention in the Nsambya Hospital in Kampala District. Data were gathered quantitatively with some qualitative supplementary data. The quantitative data were gathered through administration of questionnaires to 70 persons living with HIV/AIDS, with the qualitative data been gathered through in-depth interviews with one health worker ...

The Impact of English Language On the Academic Performance of Pupils in Diani Zone Msambweni District

ABSTRACT The education system in Kenya has undergone various major changes in the curriculum since independence. The curriculum formulated has not solved students' problems, especially in academic performance. From the literature reviewed in Diani Zone, Msambweni District Kenya reveals that variety of students have a negative attitude toward English. The literature review did it also reveals that the majority of people believed that English is a Whiteman's language. Hence learners and teache...

An Investigation into the Level of Reflection and Barriers to EFL Teachers’ Reflective Practice

The present study aimed at investigating English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers’ level of reflection and the barriers to their reflection. To do so, based on an experimental research method, 98 EFL teachers were recruited and the English language teacher reflection inventory (ELTRI) was distributed among them. To consolidate the findings of the inventory, 20 volunteers from the same pool were interviewed. As the next phase of the study, to investigate the barr...


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