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Title: The Influence of Drug Abuse on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Sironko Town Council, Sironko District.
Authors: Napokoli, Kenneth
Keywords: Drug Abuse
Academic Performance
Secondary School
Issue Date: Aug-2017
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
Abstract: Drug and substance abuse has continued to ruin our youth and subsequently education despite various measures taken to stop it. This study aimed at finding out what makes students abuse drugs and the effects that arise out of this practice. The study employed experimental survey research design and was conducted in secondary schools of Sironko town council, Sironko district. Data was collected with the help of questionnaires. The study established that majority of the students, abuse drugs to feel high and was a result of peer pressure. It was also noted that poor performance is the greatest effect of drug and substance abuse among students. The study recommends heavy punishment for drug abuser as well as guidance and counselling sessions to minimize the vice and make secondary schools drug free zone.
Description: A Dissertation Submitted to College of Education, Open, Distance And E-Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Education of Kampala International University.
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Arts with Education

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