The Social-Economic Status Of Parents And The Academic Perfomance Ofstudents In Secondary Schools In Kitovu Parish Masaka District

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ABSTRACT

This research was to analyze the causes of poor academic performance in

Kitovu parish Masaka District and help the students to develop insight and suggest how to improve on their academic performance.

The study was guided by specific objectively respectively that is; to identify and test the possible socio-economic problems and analyze the measures that have

been put forward by the government to reduce the socio-economic.problems

affecting the academic performance of the students in Kitovu parish Masaka

district. Research questions were developed out of research problem. For example; How do the socio-economic problems affect the students performance? And the study involved both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection. Under the study qualitative method a key informants' interview guide was employed to obtain information from the students in and out of school. The qualitative method involved use of a questionnaire

Note that the study was conducted in the eight parishes in Masaka district and 104 respondents reported that poverty was the main cause of socio-economic problems contributing to poor academic performance of the students in Kitovu Parish Masaka district. Emphasis should be put on training of parents and the teachers on parenting skills for the acquisition of the relevant knowledge and the skills to deal with the students because each student is absolutely unique from the other and uphold different professional manners.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Social-Economic Status Of Parents And The Academic Perfomance Ofstudents In Secondary Schools In Kitovu Parish Masaka District. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 23, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-social-economic-status-of-parents-and-the-academic-perfomance-ofstudents-in-secondary-schools-in-kitovu-parish-masaka-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Social-Economic Status Of Parents And The Academic Perfomance Ofstudents In Secondary Schools In Kitovu Parish Masaka District" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-social-economic-status-of-parents-and-the-academic-perfomance-ofstudents-in-secondary-schools-in-kitovu-parish-masaka-district . Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Social-Economic Status Of Parents And The Academic Perfomance Ofstudents In Secondary Schools In Kitovu Parish Masaka District". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 23 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-social-economic-status-of-parents-and-the-academic-perfomance-ofstudents-in-secondary-schools-in-kitovu-parish-masaka-district >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Social-Economic Status Of Parents And The Academic Perfomance Ofstudents In Secondary Schools In Kitovu Parish Masaka District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 23, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-social-economic-status-of-parents-and-the-academic-perfomance-ofstudents-in-secondary-schools-in-kitovu-parish-masaka-district