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Title: Teachers' demographic characteristics and their observance of Code of conduct in primary schools in Mela Sub County, Tororo district- Uganda
Authors: Omungat, Richard
Keywords: Teachers' demographic characteristics
Code of Conduct
Primary schools
Mela Sub County, Tororo district
Issue Date: May-2017
Publisher: College of Education, Open & Distance Learning
Abstract: The study was conducted on Teachers' Demographic Characteristics and Their Observance of Code of Conduct in Primary Schools in Mela Sub County - Tororo District. The specific objectives included; investigating the relationship between teachers' gender and observance of their code of conduct, finding the relationship between teachers' age and observance of their code of Conduct, finding the relationship between teachers' working experience and observance of their code of conduct as well as assessing the relationship between teachers' qualification and their observance of the code of conduct in Mela Sub county - Tororo District. The study was carried out using the descriptive and cross-sectional research designs. It adopted both quantitative and qualitative methods. The study revealed that almost all teachers have the knowledge of the code of conduct and that the teachers' code in schools does not conflict with the national code of conduct, and lastly that all the teachers in most of the sampled schools in Mela Sub county - Tororo district were very positive in adhering to the core values of the code of conduct as they are stipulated. Majority of the teachers confirmed that the code is very vital in their lives as teachers. The findings show that the teacher's experience has a positive effect on observance of code of conduct. Findings revealed that there was a relationship between teacher relationship with learner, Teacher relationship, teacher relationship with parents, teacher relationship with employer and Teacher relationship with community has a strong relationship with observance of code of conduct. The study concludes that the results indicated that the observance of the code of conduct and demographic factors were significantly correlated because it was well beyond the benchmark sign meaning that the demographic factors does have a positive effect on observance of the code of conduct. The study also concludes that teachers who act more professionally and are aware of their obligation and duty to the teachers' code of conduct do perform well both in and outside class. The study also concluded that demographic factors are greatly associated with adherence to the observance of the code of conduct. A big number of respondents have a positive attitude towards the code of conduct for teachers. The study also concludes that what seems to be poor
Description: A research report presented to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning Kampala International University Kampala –Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Bachelors' Degree in Education
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/14011
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