Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda

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ABSTRACT

The main purpose of the study was to investigate social economic status

and pupils academic performance in Namwendwa sub county, Kamuli

District in Uganda

Specific objectives were to determine the factors affecting academic performance of

primary school learners in Namwendwa sub county, Kamuli District in Uganda in

relation to: poverty, Cultural beliefs, parental attitudes and family structure

The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the teachers

and focus group discussions with the pupils

The findings from the study indicated that low economic status which

was supported by 50%, Cultural beliefs 45%, parental attitudes 70% and

family structure 80% are among the social economic factors that affect

academic performance of pupils.

The study recommended that the government should make sure that

devise means of helping children from rural areas attain education. For

example bursaries can be organized to help children from poor families.

Teachers should not ignore children who are with drawn instead should

try to fir.~! out the problem and devise means to solve it. For example

children f:~n~ single parents

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/social-economic-background-and-child-s-academic-performance-in-the-selected-primary-schools-of-namwendwa-sub-county-district-kamuli-uganda

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/social-economic-background-and-child-s-academic-performance-in-the-selected-primary-schools-of-namwendwa-sub-county-district-kamuli-uganda . Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 20 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/social-economic-background-and-child-s-academic-performance-in-the-selected-primary-schools-of-namwendwa-sub-county-district-kamuli-uganda >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/social-economic-background-and-child-s-academic-performance-in-the-selected-primary-schools-of-namwendwa-sub-county-district-kamuli-uganda