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Title: Home Background and Students’ Academic Performance, A Case of Selected Secondary Schools in Munarya Sub-County, Kapchorwa District:
Authors: Cherotin, Joydie
Keywords: Academic Performance
Students
Home Background
Kapchorwa District:
Issue Date: May-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
Abstract: This study intended to establish the relationship between home background and academic performance of secondary school students in Munarya sub county, Kapchorwa District. During the study, the data was collected using documentary analysis, already existing literature (secondary and primary data) in comparison with primary sources of data. The study was guided by the following specific aims, To find out the relationship between parental marital status and academic performance, to establish the effect of family financial status on academics, and to establish the relationship between the family size and academics performance of secondary schools in munarya sub county, Kapchorwa district, the questions that guided the researcher to collect data about the problem were, what is the relationship between parental marital status and academics performance of secondary school students in Munarya sub county, Kapchorwa District., what is the relationship between family financial status and academic performance of secondary school students in Munarya sub county, Kapchorwa District, and what is the relationship between family size and academics performance of secondary school students in Munarya sub county, Kapchorwa District. The study was significant to the following: To parents; the study made them aware of the importance of family background in shaping the academic performance of their children, To the school management, the study enlightened them on the important factors in the student’s family background so as to be able to deal with or pay more attention to those factors which may affect adversely the students’ academic performance, The study was also to benefit other future researchers in the same field with the literature to support their arguments and hence improved knowledge. The sample size was 100 respondents. The data was collected using questionnaire and interview guide. The data control methods were reliability and validity. The data was analyzed by quantitative and qualitative analysis. Then findings, recommendations and conclusions were drawn by the research.
Description: A Research Report Submitted to the Faculty of Education in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Education of Kampala International University.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/3334
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