The Impact Of Nursery Education On Academic Performance Of Primary One Pupil, A Case Study Of Nakawa Division, Kampala District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page.

TITLE PAGE . . . .

Declaration . . . . . . . . ii

Approval . . . . . . . . iii

Dedication . . . . . . . . iv

Acknowledgement . . . . . . . v

List of Tables . . . . . . . . ix

List of Figures. . . . . . . . ix

Abstract. . . . . . . . . x

1.0 CHAPTER ONE . . . . . . 1

1.0 Introduction and Overview . . . . . 1

1.1 Background to the study . . . . . . 1

1.2 Statement of the problems . . . . . 2

1.3 Objectives of the study . . . . . . 2

1.4 Research questions . . . . . . 3

1.5 Study hypothesis . . . . . . 3

1.6 Scope of the study . . . . . 3

1.7 Significance of the study . . . . . . 4

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CHAPTER TWO . . . . . . 5

REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE. . . . 5

2.0 Introduction. . . . . . . . 5

2.1 Related Literature. . . . . . . 5

CHAPTER THREE. . . . . . . 9

Methodology . . . . . . . . 9

3.0 Introduction. . . . . . . . 9

3.1 Research Design. . . . . . . . 9

3.2 Study Area . . . . . . 9

3.3 Target Population and Sample Size. . . . . 9

3.4 Sampling design . . . . . . . 10

3.5 Research Procedure . . . . . . 10

3.6 Data Collection Techniques and instruments. . . . 10

3.7 Anticipated Problems. . . . . . . 11

3.8 Data Processing and Analysis . . . . . 12

CHAPTER FOUR . . . . . . . 13

4.0 DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS. . . . 13

4.1 Introduction. . . . . . . . 13

CHAPTER FIVE . . . . . . . 21

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION . 21

5.0 Introduction. . . . . . . . 21

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5.1 Discussion of Findings . . . . . . 21

5.2 Parents’ views about Nursery school Education . . . 23

5.3 Teachers’ views about Nursery Education. . . . 23

5.4 Recommendations. . . . . . . 24

5.5 Conclusions . . . . . . . 25

References. . . . . . . . 27

Questionnaires . . . . . . 28

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Abstract

This research arose from the popular public concern about the performance of

pupils in primary schools. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact

of nursery education on academic performance of primary pupils. The objecti~es

of the study were to examine the effectiveness of nursery curriculum being

implemented in the nursery schools, examine the relationship between nursery

education and performance of children in primary one. And assess the

significance of nursery education to a child’s intellectual development and finally

to come up with possible solutions to curb the problem.

Consequently research questions were designed in order to guide the research

work. The study a~1opted ~basically descriptive research design which also used

qualitative and quantitative methods. Using probability proportion to size (PPS)

method, 160 including nursery graduates, play grounds pupils, teachers, head

teachers and inspectors. The target population was nursery graduates, play

grounds pupils. Two research instruments were designed to collect primary and

secondary data on objectives of the study.

The study established among others that there was clqse relationship between

nursery education and primary one performance in Nakawa Division. There

was significant difference in the academic performance of children who went

through nursery education frdm those who didn’t. Even though some nursery

schools were not well equipped and there fore could not teach well their pupils,

they as well lack established system. Research revealed that with well established system, nursery education can be of importance.

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Research, S. (2022). The Impact Of Nursery Education On Academic Performance Of Primary One Pupil, A Case Study Of Nakawa Division, Kampala District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-nursery-education-on-academic-performance-of-primary-one-pupil-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division-kampala-district

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Research, SSA "The Impact Of Nursery Education On Academic Performance Of Primary One Pupil, A Case Study Of Nakawa Division, Kampala District" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-nursery-education-on-academic-performance-of-primary-one-pupil-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division-kampala-district. Accessed 08 Dec. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "The Impact Of Nursery Education On Academic Performance Of Primary One Pupil, A Case Study Of Nakawa Division, Kampala District". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022. Web. 08 Dec. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-nursery-education-on-academic-performance-of-primary-one-pupil-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division-kampala-district >.

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Research, SSA . "The Impact Of Nursery Education On Academic Performance Of Primary One Pupil, A Case Study Of Nakawa Division, Kampala District" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 08, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-nursery-education-on-academic-performance-of-primary-one-pupil-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division-kampala-district