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|Title:||Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students as a Correlate Todomestic Violence in Mukono Town|
|Keywords:||Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students|
|Publisher:||Kampala International University, school of Arts with education|
|Abstract:||This study investigated academic achievement of secondary school students as a correlate to domestic violence in Mukono town. This was after the realization that there was a strong relationship between academic achievement and domestic violence. The effects of domestic violence on educational achievement are real and cannot be underestimated. Domestic violence negatively affects the victims, their peers and the whole society. Exposure in primary school to a higher proportion of peers from families affected by domestic violence negatively affects their secondary school completion, college enrollment and degree attainment while reporting of domestic violence has a strong effect on peer academic achievement and violence that has not been reported has significant negative effects on peers. The study was guided by the following specific objectives: to find out the causes ofdomestic violence in Mukono town; and to examine how domestic violence affects academic achievement in Mukono town. To achieve these objectives, the study was guided by the following research questions: what causes of domestic violence in Mukono town? How does domestic violence affect academic achievement in Mukono town? The study design took the form ofa case study design that involved an in-depth and holistic study of academic achievement of secondary school students as a correlate todomestic violence in Mukono town. The study also involved purposive sampling in which the data sought were qualitative. A sample of50 respondents was selected for the study. The sample included politicians, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) officials, students. activists, academics, mothers, teachers, educationists and opinion leaders. The data were collected using interviews and observations for primary data and documents analysis for secondary data. Data analysis began with the editing ofthe data oferrors. This was then folldwed by the qualitative analysis of the data. This involved the literal description and narration of the emerging issues out of which authentic conclusions were made. The study found out that the causes of domestic violence in Mukono town were cultural, social, economic and psychological tictors deeply rooted in society. The study also found out that domestic violence affects academic achievement in Mukono town by negatively impacting on the physical, mental, emotional, social and economic strength of a student. The study concludes by noting that domestic violence in Mukono town will for the years to come persist not until the causes that are deeply rooted in the psyche of society are addressed|
|Description:||A Dissertation Submitted In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Award Of The Degree Of Bachelor Of Arts With Education Of Kampala International University|
|Appears in Collections:||Bachelor of Arts with Education|
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