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Research Papers/Topics in Education

The Impact of Orphan Hood On Students' Academic Performance A Case Study Of Tiriki East Division Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of orphanhood on students' academic performance. The objectives of the study were to examine the challenges faced by orphans; find out strategies that would help orphans in schools, and examine the effect of orphanhood on the academic performance of learners. The researcher used a case study design. A representative sample was made from the target population through a simple random sampling method. A representative sample of 30% was...

Social Media and Child Academic Performance in Primary Schools in Ibanda Municipality, Ibanda District

ABSTRACT  Social media are web-based services that gives individual the opportunity to create either a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system, add a list of others to with they share a connection and view and transverse their list of connections and those made by others within the system. Therefore, this study was carried out with the aim of examining the impact of use of social media on students’ academic performance in Ibanda municipality. In other to measure social me...

Socio - Economic Status and School Drop Out A Case Study Of Selected Schools in Masaka Municipality Masaka District

ABSTRACT. The study was basically focused on establishing the socio-economic status and school dropout taking Masaka Municipality as the case study, the seriousness of the socio-economic status and school dropout was to be unveiled by this study. In the same way, effective and appropriate measures that could be applied to rectify the socio-economic status and school drop-out cases for the proper learning of the pupils were strongly expected to be identified in these study findings. The study...

Management and Performance Of Thematic Curriculum in Selected Primary Schools in BusolWe Town Council, Butaleja District

ABSTRACT This was about the Management and Performance of the Thematic Curriculum in selected primary schools in Busolwe Town Council, Butaleja District. The objectives of the study cover examining the effect of teaching methods on the performance of pupils in Butaleja Primary Schools, finding out how inadequate use of instructional materials affect the performance of primary pupils in Butaleja District and examining how monitoring affects the performance of pupils in Butaleja District. The ...

Implication of School Management in Improving Students Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools in Bukomansimbi District (Butenga Sub-County)

ABSTRACT The study was to explore the implication of school management in improving students’ academic performance in public primary schools in the Bukomansimbi district (Butenga sub-county). The Specific objectives of the study included; analyzing the influence of head teacher leadership on students’ academic performance in public primary schools, examining the effect of school funds mobilization on students’ academic performance in public primary schools and determining the influence...

School Administration and Students Discipline at St1 Brigid’s Girls’ High School-Kiminini Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of school administration on student discipline at St. Brigid’s Girls’ High School in Kiminini Division Trans-Nzoia District Data was collected from thirty students who are sampled using systematic random sampling, ten teachers who are purposively sampled and the head teacher. Data were collected by the use of questionnaires, interview schedules and analysis of documents. Data was analyzed using frequency distributions and perc...

Causes and Effects of Girl School Dropout in The Country of Bljtuunduzi Sub-County Kyenjojo District

ABSTRACT The study on the causes and effects of students’ school dropouts was carried out in Butuunduzi sub-county Kyenjojo District. The purpose of the study was to investigate the causes and effects of school dropout in schools. The research was guided by the objectives of the study which included; finding out the causes of school dropouts in Butuunduzi sub-county Kyenjojo District, and finding out the effects of girls' school dropouts in the community of Butuunduzi sub-county Kyenjojo D...

Challenges Facing Girl Child Education in an Inclusive Setting, In Mashuuru Zone, Mashuuru Division in Mashuuru District, Kenya

ABSTRACT One of the goals of millennium development goals is to ensure that there is gender parity in access to education. Education for All (EFA) has indeed brought the girl child education to another level where the government of Kenya has laid down strategies aimed at improving girl child enrolment and transition to higher levels. This study, therefore, looked at the challenges faced by the girl child in pursuit of education. The study was carried out at Primary data was sourced through t...

An Investigation On Regular Teachers Attitudes Towards Inclusion of Learners with Visual Impairments in Regular Schools in Central Division Norok District

ABSTRACT The researcher has carried out an investigation on regular teachers' attitudes towards the inclusion of learners with visual impairment in a regular school in the central division Norok district. The objectives of the study are: To find out regular teachers' knowledge about visual impairments, to find out the regular teachers' knowledge about inclusive education, to find out the teachers' attitude toward educating learners with visual impairment in regular schools, to find out the te...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance of Students in Secondary Schools in Ruhaama Sub County Ntungamo - Uganda

ABSTRACT The study sought to investigate Factors Affecting Academic Performance of Students in Secondary Schools in Ruhaama Sub County Ntungamo-Uganda with specific objectives which include; to identify the extent to which psychosocial problems affect the level of academic performance, to identify the effect of Peer Pressure on the behavior of secondary school students, to identify the roles of school authorities in helping the students to cope with adolescence and to identify the variation ...

Tue Impact of High Teacher Turnover Rate On Academic Perfomance A Case Study of Selected Secondary Schools in Iganga District

ABSTRACT This study looks at the impact of the High Teacher Turnover Rate on Academic Performance in a Case Study of Selected Secondary Schools in the Iganga District. The study was aimed at identifying the challenges students face due to their time of study while residing on the schools’ premises, and how these challenges affect their academic performance in class and outside class. The study further suggested amicable solutions for the challenges found during the field study. To achieve ...

Risky Behaviors Among Learners and Educational Attainments in Selected Secondary Schools of Makindye East Division Kampala District

ABSTRACT This study examined risky behaviour adopted by the young people in selected primary schools, and how this has affected their academic progress in the Makindye east division of Kampala District. The researcher adopted the following objectives for the study; to investigate the common types of risky behaviour adopted by youth, to find out why the youth have adopted such risky behaviour and to assess the negative outcomes of the youth's risky behaviour. Using a convenient sampling techn...

Learning Resources and Academic Performance of Learners in Selected Secondary Schools in Kiseka Sub-County Lwengo District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT The research study was carried out in Kiseka sub-county Lwengo district. The research was basically based on a topic: “Learning resources and academic performance of learners in selected secondary schools in Kiseka sub-county Lwengo District. The research was guided by a number of objectives which included the following; - to find out effective ways of improving students’ ability, to establish the impact of learning resources on students’ performance in Kiseka sub-county Lweng...

Gender and Academic Performance of Students in Mathematics Within Selected Secondary Schools in Moyale District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of gender and academic performance of mathematics in selected secondary schools of the Moyale District. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate some factors responsible for the negative attitudes toward the studying mathematics by female students. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to gather information on the attitudes of female students. The findings revealed that the attitudes of girls t...

The Socio and Economic Factors and Their Effects On Teaching and Learning Achievements in Selected Secondary Schools in Namutumba Town Council, Namutumba District.

ABSTRACT This study investigated the socio-economic factors in teaching and learning achievements in secondary schools in Uganda focusing on senior two students. The objectives of the study were; to find out how students ‘home and family background determine their learning achievements, to investigate the effect of students ‘ characteristics on learning and to examine the effect of school characteristics on students’ learning achievements. Southern African Consortium for Monitoring Edu...


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