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

EDITH, N (2021). Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda.. Afribary. Retrieved 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-1

MLA 8th

EDITH, NAMUKOSE "Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda." Afribary. Afribary, 12 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-1. Accessed 01 Dec. 2021.

MLA7

EDITH, NAMUKOSE . "Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda.". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 01 Dec. 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-1 >.

Chicago

EDITH, NAMUKOSE . "Social Economic Background And Child’s Academic Performance In The Selected Primary Schools Of Namwendwa Sub County District Kamuli, Uganda." Afribary (2021). Accessed December 01, 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-1