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Title: Peer group influence and academic performance of adolescent students in secondary schools case study: Kaproron sub-county, Kween district
Authors: Chebet, Janerose
Keywords: Academic performance
Peer influence
Kween district
Issue Date: Aug-2018
Abstract: This study will investigate on the influence of peer group on academic performance of adolescent secondary school students in kween district, kaproron sub-county. These secondary schools are both private and government oriented. The instruments and methods of collecting data are questionnaires and interview check lists: A total of 144 participants are involved in the study that is to say 120 students and 20 teachers. Qualitative approach is the approach that will be used in the study. The major objective of the study is to establish, the extent to which peer group influence academic performance of adolescent students both positively and negatively. It will further investigate on peer relationship, socialization, personality and environment on how they influence academic performance of students in secondary school.In order to improve students’ academic performance in schools, the will recommend guidance and counseling services at schools for purpose of building self confidence. It might help students to cope up with the challenges that are found to be affecting their performance. Additionally, the ministry of education and sports should provide adequate training to teachers on guidance and counseling for them to modify adolescent students’ behavior and attitude to develop a good identity.This will be concern on adolescent students of 12 to 19 (teenagers) of the same race in the same peer groups and should be male and female.
Description: A research report submitted to the college of education,open distance and e-learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of bachelors degree of arts with education at Kampala International University
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