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Title: The effect of poor infrastructure on the performance of primary education programme in kamwenge sub-county, Kamwenge district.
Authors: Moses, Muhangi Eddie
Keywords: Education
Poor infrastructure
Primary education
Kamwenge district
Issue Date: Nov-2007
Publisher: Kampala International University: College Education open and distance learning
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of poor infrastructure on the performance of u.p.e programme.the study specifically was guided by the following objectives:-to find out how the poor infrastructure affects the performance of upe programme. Despite the governments' implementation of use there is poor performance in primary leaving examination in kamwenge subcounty kamwenge district which can be attributed to poor infrastructure that affects the universal primary education programme. The data was collected from government-aided schools and private owned schools for comparisons. The information was collected from head teachers, teachers and pupils. The findings revealed that the universal pnmary education programme has significantly made schools facilities like furniture, classrooms, toilets and textbooks inadequate for use in schools, due to the ratio of school enrolment to the facilities available. The education standard set by the education standard agency should be followed by the ministry of education in all schools and addressed by concerned departments at local and national levels. Parents should also be involved in uplifting the schools and pupils learning environment by constructing class rooms and toilets for their children. the government should implement the projects and partner with other organization to provide good facilities programme because it will help and assist the poor, the needy, the orphans and all those who are unable to raise school fees and other school funds like development funds despite the fact that poor infrastructure has led to poor performance of upe programme, at least literacy greatly increased compared to the year 1996 and before, when the programme was not yet 1995 in kamwenge sub-county according to the records of primary leaving examination results 80% passed and 20% failed compare the performance in 2005 where by 60% passed and 40% failed. The effect of poor infrastructure on the performance of universal primary education in kamwenge sub-county kamwenge district.kamwenge district is found in western uganda. It’s one of the new districts formed from the former kabarole district. It is seventy two kilometers 72 km from mbarara town. The district is boardering with kabarole district in the north and ibanda district in the south, then kyenjojo in the east and then kasese and bushenyi in the west. kamwenge district is formed of two counties kibale county andkitagwenda county. It has eight sub-counties and one town council. These are, kamwenge sub county, nyabbani sub-county,bwiizi sub-count mahyoro, nkoma, kicheche, ntara and kahunge subcounties and kamwenge town council.kamwenge sub-county is one of the sub-counties in kamwenge district. It is a multilingual with many tribes like, batoro, banyankole, bakiga, bafumbira, batagwenda, bagisu, banymwanda, baganda and bakonjo. The main communication language is rukiga!rutoro. The people in this sub-county are farmers. They grow beans, maize, peas, hish potatoes, millet, they rare some animals like cows, goats, pigs, and hens from these they get their income. They are low-income earners. This ethnic pluralism represents a wider uganda. Due to the condition of the place, it has enabled the researcher to find out why there is poor infrastructure and poor performance among the pupils in kamwenge district. a very common problem in most government primary school in the country. It’s worse in rural primary school yet the government is advancing with universal secondary schools.
Description: A research report submitted to institute of continuing and distance studies in partial fulfillment for the award of diploma in primary education of Kampala international university.
Appears in Collections:Diploma In Education

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