Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

An Investigation On the Relationship Between Fishing and Academic Performance of Lakeshore Schools Inhabitants: A Case Study of Entebbe Municipality in Wakiso District

ABSTRACT The study focused on “an investigation on the relationship between fishing and academic performance of lakeshore schools inhabitants.” It was based on its objectives namely; to identify the causes of interest in fishing to the secondary school children in Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso district, To find out the effects of fishing activity to the academic performance of secondary school children of lake shore schools in Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso district and lastly suggest way f...

Self Esteem and Students Academic Achievement in Selected Secondary Schools in Kisumu District

ABSTRACT The study set out to investigate the relationship between programmed self-esteem and students' academic performance in Kisumu District, Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the level of self-esteem among the learners, the level of academic performance and finally the relationship between self-esteem and academic performance in Kisumu District. The study used a descriptive correlative survey research design. The sample size consisted of 204 students. The me...

Factors Responsible for the Poor Performance of Girls in Mathematics, A Case Study of Barwessa Zone Baringo District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study was a description cross-sectional design aimed at determining the factors affecting girls' poor performance in maths in the Barwessa zone as being an illustrative example. My objectives were; To determine why the performance of girls in mathematics in primary schools is poor and To determine possible ways for nurturing mathematics-solving problem attitudes in pupils to improve their performance. To determine possible ways of developing intellectual abilities and skills in...

Challenges Faced by Teachers When Teaching Learners with Developmental Disability - A Case Study of Three Primary Schools in Jinja District

AB~TRA~T Since the early l990s the movement to have education for all was launched at the World Conference that involved various international organizations such as UNESCO, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and the World Bank. The main agenda for this conference was Education for All in the entire world. In Uganda the aspect of education for all is not effectively implemented despite of having policies and legal framework that advocate education for all. The education should enhance teachers who teach chi...

Stigma and Discrimination Among Patients with Mental Illness in Selected Mental Health Centers in Kampala District.

ABSTRACT This was a cross-sectional quantitative study. Self-administered questionnaires we re distributed to the public and nurses working in health facilities that measured knowledge, attitudes and behavior towards individuals living with mental illness, in addition to their familiarity with a person with mental illness. Descriptive statistics were used to determine the extent to which stigma was reported in this population. Sixty-three (63) respondents participated in the study. Most of t...

The Impact of Feeding Programmes On the Academic Performance of Learners in Selected Primary Schools in Kangemi Area, Westlands Division in Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of feeding programme on academic performance of learners. The objectives were to investigate how feeding programme impacts on learners academic performance. The researcher used a cross sectional survey design and both qualitative and quantitative research designs were used. A sample of 300 respondents was selected. The respondents were drown from all the selected few primary schools plus the staff members. Questionnaires were admini...

Factors Causing Girls in Primary School to Drop Out: A Case Study of Makindye Military Police Primary School

ABSTRACT This paper aims at identifying the factors causing girls in primary school to drop out: a case study of Makindye Military Police Primary School. 0 Direct observation interviews and visiting of different schools were used in data collection-and here several people were asked or interviewed for information. It was discovered that in spite of the contributions of the government in its program of Universal Primary Education, the drop out rate of pupils from school is still on a high rat...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance of Learners with Special Needs in Primary Schools in Kolir Sub-County of Bukedea District.

ABSTRACT The study investigated the factors affecting academic performance of learners with special needs in primary schools of Kolir Sub-County of Bukedea district. A survey research design was used to achieve these objectives. A questionnaire and interview guide were developed and used to solicit responses from respondents. Frequent counts and percentages were used to determine the factors in the said primary schools. It was found that: 1) There was inadequate funding of special schools an...

Challenges Faced with Inclusion of Learners who are Physically Handicapped in Regular Schools in Muranga South District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The impact of free primary education has been manifold and complex. The quality and magnitude of the programme has affected not only the normal physically fit pupil, but also the physically challenged learners in inclusive schools as well as the wider community and society. The study adopted a Quantitative research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the problems and impact of free primary education on the quality of special education for the phy...

Domestic Violence and Its Influence On Pupil's Academic Performance in Nama Yingo District, Uganda: A Case Study of Primary Schools in Buyinja Sub-County

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction This Chapter presents the background, problem statement, purpose specific objectives, research questions, hypotheses scope and the significance of the study. 1.1 Background Pupil school participation as seen in attendance, academic performance and class participation is related to their psychological and physical state which in turn could be influenced by family relations including domestic violence. Domestic violence is almost always accompanied by psychological...

Effectiveness of Copyright Law in Uganda: Case Study of Uganda Performing Rights Society.

ABSTRACT This study seeks to determine the effectiveness of copyright law in the music industry in Uganda. The Study applied the purposive sampling technique in singling out in order to have a more efficient sample and reduce random sampling error. Data collection was done by using structured and unstructured questionnaires. The research further showed that there is a correlation between effective copyright protection and the growth and development of the music industry in Uganda; There are ...

The Impact of Environment On Performance in Schools: A Case Study of Kyazanga Town Council, Lwengo District

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background to the Study the Environment is our surroundings. This includes living and non-living things around us. The non-living components of the environment are land, water, and air. The living components are germs, plants, animals, and people. All plants and animals adjust to the environment in which they are born and live. A charge in any component of the environment may cause discomfort and affect normal life. Any unlivable change or degeneration in the env...

Factors Contributing to Pupils’ Drop Out in Primary Schools in Kyabigambire Sub-County Hoima District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT The study focused on the factors that contribute to dropout problem of pupils in primary schools in Kyabigambire sub-county, Hoima district. The study was guided by the following objectives, to investigate the economic factors that contribute to pupils’ dropout in primary schools in Kyabigambire sub-county, Hoima district, to examine the social factors that contribute to pupils’ dropout in primary schools in Kyabigambire sub-county, Hoima district and to establish the environmen...

Teachers Impact On Student Academic Performance in Rwengoma Subcounty Kabarole District

ABSTRACT This study looks at the Teacher's Impact on Student Academic Performance in Rwengoma Sub-county Kabarole District. The purpose of this research study was to critically examine the influence of the teacher on the student’s performance in Rwengorna Sub-county KabaroleDistrict. This study was guided by three main objectives the general one being to find out the impact of teachers on students’ academic performance in Kabaroledistrict,to find out the impact of teacher qualification o...

Effects of Drug Abuse On Academic Performance’. A Case Study of Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso District

ABSTRACT The study investigated into the effects of drug abuse on performance in schools. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; determining the causes of drug abuse, proposing the effects of drug abuse on academic performance and establishing a relationship between academic performance and drug abuse. The research consists of five chapters. Chapter one with an introduction, chapter two consists of the related literature, and chapter three consists of the methodology. cha...


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