Influence Of Drug Abuse On The Academic Performance Of Learners In The Selected Schools Of Makindye Division, Kampala District

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to investigate the Influence of Drug Abuse on the

Academic Performance of Learners in the Selected Secondary Schools of Makindye

Division.

The specific objectives of the study were to determine the relationship between drug

abuse and the discipline of girls, identify the common drugs abused by girls and the

effects of drugs on students.

The methods used for data collection were questioimaires to the students and interviews

with the teachers.

The findings revealed that students who abused drugs had indiscipline cases and were

therefore lilcely to drop out of school. It was revealed that the conunon drugs girls abused were alcohol, marijuana and cocaine. The study that drugs mostly affected the schooling of students since they did not concentrate in class.

The study recommended that the ministry of the education and school authorities should provide preventive measures by checking what enters in school and also discourage students from taking drugs and also counsel those that are already taking drugs.

The community and parents are important in a child’s life. They should therefore be sensitized and encouraged to participate in all programs that aim to solve the problem of

drugs. The government should also include them in all the plans they make concerning the fight against drug abuse.

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APA

SARAH, K (2021). Influence Of Drug Abuse On The Academic Performance Of Learners In The Selected Schools Of Makindye Division, Kampala District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-of-makindye-division-kampala-district

MLA 8th

SARAH, KATUSHABE "Influence Of Drug Abuse On The Academic Performance Of Learners In The Selected Schools Of Makindye Division, Kampala District" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-of-makindye-division-kampala-district. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

MLA7

SARAH, KATUSHABE . "Influence Of Drug Abuse On The Academic Performance Of Learners In The Selected Schools Of Makindye Division, Kampala District". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-of-makindye-division-kampala-district >.

Chicago

SARAH, KATUSHABE . "Influence Of Drug Abuse On The Academic Performance Of Learners In The Selected Schools Of Makindye Division, Kampala District" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-drug-abuse-on-the-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-of-makindye-division-kampala-district