Parental involvement in children’s activities is very is important since their responsibility can
affect a child’s life in aspects. This study investigated the effects parental involvement in their
children education activities and academic performance in physics subject in mbale municipality,
Uganda. The study sought to find to find out whether the parental involvement in their children’s
education activities affect academic performance in physics subject and to establish the
significant relationship between the variables.
The study used a descriptive survey design in a particular descriptive correlation design. The
population of this study was 50 teachers from the eight schools selected from rnbale municipality
.The sample size were best selected by use of Slovene’s formula. The research instruments used
to collect primary data were questionnaires and the check list.
It was established that the parent’s involvement in the school activities of children is low. The
research finding revealed that the level of performance in physics was low in selected secondary
schools, a significant strong positive relationship was also found out to exist between the level of
parental involvement and academic performance in physics subject in Mbale municipality .The
study recommended that parents fully get involved in education activities of their children.
The researcher therefore recommend that there should be supervision out by the ministry of
education and sports, district inspectors of schools to inspect all school programs which bring
parent and teachers on board and if not existing, then they should be called upon to respond
accordingly. Recognition or awarding parents who fully get involved in education activities of
their children by school and government. Developing of programs which increase parent
involvement in education activities which reduce the gap between children’s learning activities
and their parent’s such as meetings at least two times a term. Sensitizing the public about the
importance of parental involvement in their children’s learning activities through mass media
such as radios, televisions will increase parent’s awareness of what parental involvement means
because majority of the parents are ignorant. Involving political leaders, leaders for non
governmental organization such as churches, mosques and stake holders for other places where
people gather to mobilize and encourage parents about the importance of full involvement in
their children’s education activities on academic performance of physics subject.
Research, A. & PHEN, N (2021). Parental Involvement And Academic Performance In Physics In Selected Secondary Schools In Mbale Municipality, Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/parental-involvement-and-academic-performance-in-physics-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-mbale-municipality-uganda
Research, AfroAsia, and NEUMBE PHEN "Parental Involvement And Academic Performance In Physics In Selected Secondary Schools In Mbale Municipality, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/parental-involvement-and-academic-performance-in-physics-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-mbale-municipality-uganda. Accessed 07 Jul. 2022.
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Research, AfroAsia and PHEN, NEUMBE . "Parental Involvement And Academic Performance In Physics In Selected Secondary Schools In Mbale Municipality, Uganda" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/parental-involvement-and-academic-performance-in-physics-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-mbale-municipality-uganda