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Title: Absenteeism and the performance of learners in primary schools in Nkondo sue-county Kamuli District
Authors: Godfrey, Michael Mukama
Keywords: Absenteeism
Performance of learners
Kamuli District
Issue Date: Sep-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University. College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: Many politicians and educationalists argue that a lot of domestic work, long distances and poor feeding affect the performance of learners in primary schools, so the purpose was to investigate absenteeism and performance of learners in primary school in Nkondo Sub County, Kamuli district. The objectives of the study were to find out how domestic work, long distances and poor feeding affect the performance of learners in primary schools. The instrument that were used included; questionnaires, group discussion, interview and reading the available materials or data. It was carried out in six schools that covered 96 respondents that is six headteachers, 18 teachers and 72 pupils. The findings from the study revealed that pupils and teachers are absent during school hours because of the long distances they move from home to school everyday, poor feeding both at school and home and domestic work they do at home yet they are expected to be at school.
Description: A research report submitted to the institute of open and distance learning in partial fulfillment for the requirement of the award of diploma in primary education of Kampala International University.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/2819
Appears in Collections:Bachelor Degree in Primary Education

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