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Title: Relationship between Family Background an]) Academic Performance of Secondary Schools Students: A Case of Kansanga Seed School, Makindye Division, and Kampala Uganda.
Authors: Kobugabe, Angella
Keywords: Family Background
Academic Performance
Issue Date: Sep-2018
Abstract: The researcher ought to carry out the study on Relationship between family background and academic performance of secondary schools students: a case of Kansanga seed school makindye division ,Kampala Uganda. And aimed at This study therefore investigated the relationship between family background on the academic performance of students in Makindye Division, Kasanga seed secondary school. This study was focused on the influences of; parental marital status, family financial status, parents’ education level and family size on the academic performance of students in Makindye division, Kasanga seed secondary school . The study employed a descriptive research design. The target population tinder study was 1,081 students in Makindye Division and 1,081 parents. The study used a sample 338 students and parents which were selected by use of a proportionate stratified random sampling method. Data was collected by use of questionnaire for parents and interview schedule for students. The data was analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively and presented using frequencies tables and charts, 21 was used to aid in generating a summary of results which were represented in tabular form. The findings of the study, showed that parental marital status, family size, parents education level and family financial status had a positive relationship with academic performance of students. However, the findings showed that while the marital status of the parents was not significant in explaining the academic performance of students, but the type of family, either cohesive or conflictive had an effect in academic performance. The findings also showed that only 7% of students’ academic performance would be explained by the parents’ education level. The research recommended that There should be guidance and counseling therapy sessions in both school and community level. This will educate sensitize and rehabilitate each and every individual in the society. This would also help students to cope with the trauma associated with the family background and in her Conclusion The study found out that a single parenthood had a negative relationship with academic performance and families quality functions had a very supportive achievement on the children’s academic performance both scholastic educational attainment and other healthy related issues. On the issue of parental educational level is was concluded that the level of education of parents had an impact on their children’s academic performance. It was also concluded that the educational level of parent had a consistent direct relationship on the children’s cognitive and behavioral outcomes
Description: Open Distance and C-Learning in Partial Fulfillment the Requirements for the Award of Bachelor’s degree in Arts with Education of Kampala International University
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