Factors hindering teaching of music in primary school of Nama Sub-County in Mukono District.

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
This study was aimed to identify factors hindering teaching of music in primary schools ofNama Sub-country in Mukono District. Descriptive cross sectional research design, utilizing closed and open-ended questions Within asemistructured questionnaire protocal, was used to collect both qualitative and quantitative data relevant to study goals. Sample of 30 teachers who were currently teaching in Nama Sub-county was considered for the interview. The respondents were picked from the sampled schools in the sub county. Results revealed lack of enough music resources (93%), weak and deficient supervision in music: {93%} inadequate refresher courses in music: {70%}, inadequate preparation of teachers at grade ID (50%) and non-examinable subject as the major barriers. Its Recommended that: Policy making decisions concerning facilitation and assessment of music m primary schools should be put in place. Music content taught at grade III should always be evaluated and checked by the trainers to see if it is effectively given and retained. Further research on barriers to teaching of music in primary schools at a larger scale would form a basis for the needed changes in the education system and useful practice in reducing these barriers.
A research report submitted to the Institute Of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of a Diploma in Primary Education of Kampala International University
Teaching of music, Primary schools, Mukono District.