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Title: Community involvement and performance of secondary schools in Khabutola Sub-County Manafwa District, Eastern Uganda
Authors: Watamba, Pasckal
Keywords: Community involvement
Secondary schools
Khabutola Sub-County
Manafwa District
Eastern Uganda
Issue Date: Sep-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, College Of Education, Open,Distance And E-Learning
Abstract: The purpose of study is to establish the effect of community involvement on performance of secondary schools the objectives were examine the ways of community involvement in management of secondary schools, to establish the contributions of community in performance of the secondary schools and to determine the challenges faces in community involvement in the performance of secondary schools. The study was conducted in Khabutola Sub-County in Manafwa district, the study adopted a descriptive survey research designs base on entirely quantitative research design. The data was collected from 50 respondents who were the parents and local leaders of Khabutola Sub-County. The study findings reveal that whereas the community provides involvement in schools, the ways of participation are quite limited. The community makes some few contributions to the performance of the secondary schools and is limited by poverty of the communities and lack of policy for involving community in participating in the schools. The study on the findings included that there are different mechanisms of community involvement in the management of the schools thought this are high limited, the study further conclude that the community participates in performance of schools through provision of land, funding and some school needs. There is limited degree of parents’ awareness in schools management, lack of policy requiring or supporting community involvement, lack of society mobilization by education institutions and limited performance dimension in management of education sector. The study recommends that there is a need to orient and educate or the stakeholders on their responsibility of participating in decision making process in schools as well as ensure transparency and accountability of the funds they help to raise. The study recommends deliberate involvement of the community in affairs of the school. The study recommends that policy formulation on matters on management of secondary schools should be all inclusive so that it can address the societal needs. Therefore, the Ministry of Education ought to formulate a structure that allows for community participation at policy formulation stage to implementation and maintenance.
Description: A research report submitted to College Of Education, Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a degree of Bachelor Of Arts With Education of Kampala International University
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