Roles of Stakeholders in Enhancing Education of Children with Visual Impairment in Main Stream Classes: A Case Study of Namugongo Sub County, Kalffio District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ..................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ........................................................................................................... ii

DEDICATION ....................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS .................................................................................... iv

ABSTARCT ......................................................................................................... viii

LIST OF ACRONYMNS/ABBREVIATIONS ....................................................... ix

LIST OF TABLES ................................................................................................... x

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION ....................................................................... !

1.0 Introduction .................................................................................................... !

1.1 Background of the study ................................................................................. !

1.1.1 Historical Perspective .............................................................................. !

1.1.2 Conceptual Perspective ............................................................................ 3

1.1.3 Theoretical Perspective ............................................................................ 3

1.1.4 Contextual background ........................................................................... .4

I .2 Problem Statement.. ....................................................................................... .4

1.3 Purpose ........................................................................................................... 5

1.4 Objectives ....................................................................................................... 5

1.5 Research Questions ......................................................................................... 5

1.6 Significance .................................................................................................... 6

1.7 Scope of the study ........................................................................................... 6

1.7.1 Geographical content ............................................................................... ?

I. 7.2 Content scope .......................................................................................... 7

1.7.3 Time scope .............................................................................................. ?

1.8 Conceptual framework .................................................................................... ?

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................ 9

2.1 Introduction .................................................................................................... 9

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2.1 Role of private sector tn enhancing education of children with visual

itnpainnent ........... .............. .................................................................................. 9

2.2 Role of schools in enhancing education of children with visual impairment .. 1 0

2.3 Challenges faced by children with visual impairment in mainstream classes .14

2.4 Research Gap ... ............................................................................................. 17

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY ........................................... ........ ............. 18

3.1 Research Design ................ ........................................................................... 18

3.2 Study Population .......................................................................................... 18

3.3 Sample size .... ..................................................................... .......................... 18

3.4 Sampling techniques ..................................................................................... l8

3.5 lnstrun1ents ................................................................................................... 19

3.6 Validity and reliability of instruments of data collection ............................... 19

3.6. 1 Validity ........................................................................... ....................... l 9

3.6.2 Reliability . ............................................................................ .. ............. .. 19

3.7 Procedure to Data Collection .... .. ......... ............ ............................................. 20

3.8 Data analysis .................................................. .................. ....... ....... .............. 20

3.8 Ethical consideration .................. ............ ........................................... ........... 2 1

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS .......................... 22

4. 1 Introduction ..... ............................................................................................. 22

4.2 Background information of respondents ........................................................ 22

4.3 Role of the Private Sector in enhancing Education of Children with Visual

Jmpa irment .......................... ............................................................................. .. 23

4.4 Role of the school in enhanc ing education of children with visual impairment

....................................................... ....... ............................................................. 26

4.5 Challenges faced by children with visual impairment in mainstream classes .28

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND

RECOMMENDATION ............................................. ............................................. 3 1

5.1 Introd uction ................... ........... ............................................. ....................... 3 1

VI

5.2 Discussion ofFindings .................................................................................. 31

5.2.1 Private sector in enhancing education of children with visual impairment

in Namugongo ................................................................................................ 31

5.2.2 Role of Schools in enhancing education of children with visual

impairment in Namugongo Sub County, Kaliro District.. ................................ 32

5.2.3 Challenges faced by children with visual impairment in mainstream

classes in Namugongo Sub County, Kaliro District.. ....................................... 34

5.3 Conclusions .................................................................................................. 35

5.4 Recommendations ........................................................................................ 35

REFERENCES ....................................................................................................... 37

APPENDIX A: QUESTIONNAIRE FOR RESPONDENTS .................................. 39

APPENDIX B: RELIABILITY RESULTS ............................................................ .43

APPENDIX C: DATA FOR DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS ................. .46

APPENDIX D: DATA FOR ROLE OF PRIVATE SECTOR ................................ .47

APPENDIX E: DATA FOR SCHOOL ROLE ....................................................... .49

APPENDIX F: DATA FOR CHALLENGES ......................................................... 51  

ABSTARCT This study was about an investigation into the roles of stakeholders in enhancing education of children with visual impairment in mainstream classes in Namugongo Sub County, Kaliro District. The specific stakeholders were the schools and private sector, which bracketed parents, institutions/organizations and community. The three objectives which guided this study were; to identify the role of the private sector in enhancing education of children with visual impairment, to identity the role of schools in the same, and then challenges faced by children with visual impairment in mainstream classes. A sample population of 125 respondents was conveniently selected and investigated using structured questions. Data was analyzed descriptively from results run using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). Results revealed that the role of private sector in enhancing education of children with visual impairment in Namugongo Sub County, Kaliro District was; extending services to enhance legal procedures, advocacy programs for the education of these children and support for transport to school on regular bases. On the other hand, schools had a role also in enhancing education of children with visual impairment by encouraging cooperation between teachers and learners, increasing on staff size, and provision of writing materials. The study also found out that there were significant challenges repmted faced by learners with visual impairment in mainstream classes which mainly included; fear of punishments in school, discrimination by community and parents, inadequate learning facilities, and lack of adequate instructional materials

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, N (2022). Roles of Stakeholders in Enhancing Education of Children with Visual Impairment in Main Stream Classes: A Case Study of Namugongo Sub County, Kalffio District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/roles-of-stakeholders-in-enhancing-education-of-children-with-visual-impairment-in-main-stream-classes-a-case-study-of-namugongo-sub-county-kalffio-district

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, NANZALAJANET "Roles of Stakeholders in Enhancing Education of Children with Visual Impairment in Main Stream Classes: A Case Study of Namugongo Sub County, Kalffio District" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/roles-of-stakeholders-in-enhancing-education-of-children-with-visual-impairment-in-main-stream-classes-a-case-study-of-namugongo-sub-county-kalffio-district. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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, NANZALAJANET . "Roles of Stakeholders in Enhancing Education of Children with Visual Impairment in Main Stream Classes: A Case Study of Namugongo Sub County, Kalffio District". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/roles-of-stakeholders-in-enhancing-education-of-children-with-visual-impairment-in-main-stream-classes-a-case-study-of-namugongo-sub-county-kalffio-district >.

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, NANZALAJANET . "Roles of Stakeholders in Enhancing Education of Children with Visual Impairment in Main Stream Classes: A Case Study of Namugongo Sub County, Kalffio District" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/roles-of-stakeholders-in-enhancing-education-of-children-with-visual-impairment-in-main-stream-classes-a-case-study-of-namugongo-sub-county-kalffio-district