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Title: Social economic status and pupils' academic performance in primary schools, Lyantonde Town Council, Lyantonde District Uganda
Authors: Birungi, Zulaika
Keywords: Social economic status
Pupils' academic performanc
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The research was carried out in Lyantonde Town Council, Lyantonde District to find out the effect of socio-economic status on pupils' academic performance. The researcher used questionnaire administered to pupils' and used a descriptive research design to conduct the study. The challenges are low levels of education by parents, Majority of parents are farmers with limited income to meet their needs, increasing number of orphans due HIV/ AIDS and other related diseases. The recommendations for the challenges that were found out are promoting adult education, poverty eradication, controlling epidemic diseases like HIV/AIDS, malaria and Ebola, among others. In conclusion improving academic perf01mance of pupils' in Lyantonde Town Council needs combined efforts of the government, parents NGOs to improve on performance of pupils' especially socio-economic development of Lyantonde Town Council.
Description: A Research report submitted to the institute of open and distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the a ward of a Diploma in Primary Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Diploma in Primary Education

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