THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF STUDYING GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION TO TEACHERS’ LIVELIHOOD IN IGANGA MUNICIPALITY

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ABSTRACT

The Study sought to establish the economic impact if studying geography education on teacher ‘s

livelihood in Iganga inunici~ality .he study was conducted onfive schools in Iganga

Municz~ality which included Iganga high school~, Iganga progressive academy S.S, Iganga top

care S.S Savannah Highland Collage S.S and triangle secondary school.

It was guided by the following objective: to establish the benefit ofstudying geography education

to geography teachers in Iganga municzpality, to find out the challenges faced by geography

teachers in Iganga municipality and establish ways of improving geography teacher’s livelihood

in Iganga municipality.

The population of the study was 85 respondents including 60 teachers, 15 directors of studies

from which a sample size of 32 respondents were selected. This comprised of 25 teachers, 04

directors ofstudies and 3 head teachers, the sampling techniques used included simple random

sampling for selecting the 25 teachers, and purposive sampling for selecting 03 head teachers,

04 directors of studies. Research instruments used were questionnaires, which were

administered to the 25 teachers, 03 head teachers, and 04 directors ofstudies.

Most of the respondents provided that they benefit from studying geography education, also

agreed upon the challengesfaced and ways ofimproving geography teacher ‘s livelihood.

The researcher recommended that the school authorities should give motivational packages to

their teachers for example allowances for making ,masters on duty ,supervision ofpreps , this

will help them achieve livelihood, ministry ofeducation and sports and school authorities should

by a certain percentage increase teachers’ salaries and allowances such that they can improve

on their livelihood, there should be provision of entrepreneur skills to geography teachers to

help them join business as the other source of income to improve on their livelihood with more

recommendations on further research as the impact of assessment and evaluation in

transforming geography teachers life and the role of geography education in transforming

geography teachers in secondamy schools in Iganga municipality.

Conclusion were made on aspects of studying geography education on teachers livelihood in

Iganga municipality as geography teaches realizes a lot of benefits in studying geography

education in Iganga munici~aiity and this has improved their livelihood, a few challenges of

achieving geography teachers livelihood do still exist that if left un attempt to may reduce

teachers livelihoo4 geography teachers livelihood can be improved if discussed ways of

improving livelihood has been affected.

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Research, S. (2022). THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF STUDYING GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION TO TEACHERS’ LIVELIHOOD IN IGANGA MUNICIPALITY. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-economic-impact-of-studying-geography-education-to-teachers-livelihood-in-iganga-municipality-2

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Research, SSA "THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF STUDYING GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION TO TEACHERS’ LIVELIHOOD IN IGANGA MUNICIPALITY" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-economic-impact-of-studying-geography-education-to-teachers-livelihood-in-iganga-municipality-2. Accessed 05 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF STUDYING GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION TO TEACHERS’ LIVELIHOOD IN IGANGA MUNICIPALITY". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 05 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-economic-impact-of-studying-geography-education-to-teachers-livelihood-in-iganga-municipality-2 >.

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Research, SSA . "THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF STUDYING GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION TO TEACHERS’ LIVELIHOOD IN IGANGA MUNICIPALITY" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 05, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-economic-impact-of-studying-geography-education-to-teachers-livelihood-in-iganga-municipality-2