The effects of peer pressure on academic performance of pupils in oyam district. The case of iceme sub-county

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This chapter presents the background of the study, problem statement, purpose of the study, objectives of the study, research questions, scope of the study, significance of the study, limitations and conceptual frame work. Background. The education system introduce and left in Uganda by the colonialists was that which favors white color jobs. The formal western education was introduce to Africa where many schools were established by missionaries, such include the following among others:- Gayaza High, Namilyango, Kings college Budo, Duhaga Nabumali, Ngora High, Mbarara and Boroboro. Ssekamwa (1999). This change in the education system at the first instance appeared very attractive and a blessing to the Africans. Many peoples were very happy about it as it offered better and new employment opportunities to them and their children. In spite of the attractive nature of their linear formal education system, there was also some bitterness that hid behind it. This among others was the problem of high cost of education. Unlike the Africans informal education which was universal free, this new education system was paid for, and those who could not afford the fees missed being educated.Ssekamwa (1999) event after independent the government did not reverse the education system already set by their colonial master. They went further to establish more schools as far as in deep rural areas. But the persistent problem was high drop rate due to high peer pressure and schools expenses thus affecting the pupils' progress .Government white paper (1992). 

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GILBERT, O (2021). The effects of peer pressure on academic performance of pupils in oyam district. The case of iceme sub-county. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-peer-pressure-on-academic-performance-of-pupils-in-oyam-district-the-case-of-iceme-sub-county

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GILBERT, OLWA "The effects of peer pressure on academic performance of pupils in oyam district. The case of iceme sub-county" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-peer-pressure-on-academic-performance-of-pupils-in-oyam-district-the-case-of-iceme-sub-county. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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GILBERT, OLWA . "The effects of peer pressure on academic performance of pupils in oyam district. The case of iceme sub-county". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-peer-pressure-on-academic-performance-of-pupils-in-oyam-district-the-case-of-iceme-sub-county >.

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GILBERT, OLWA . "The effects of peer pressure on academic performance of pupils in oyam district. The case of iceme sub-county" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-effects-of-peer-pressure-on-academic-performance-of-pupils-in-oyam-district-the-case-of-iceme-sub-county