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Title: Effects of drug abuse on academic performance’. a case study of Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso District
Authors: Mufiwana, Christopher
Keywords: Drug abuse
Academic performance
Wakiso District
Issue Date: Feb-2017
Publisher: Kampala International University,College of Education
Abstract: The study investigated into the effects of drug abuse on performance in schools. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; determining the causes of drug abuse, to propose effects of drug abuse on academic performance and to establish relationship between academic performance and drug abuse. The research consists of five chapters. Chapter one with introduction, chapter two consists of the related literature, chapter three consists of the methodology. chapter four consists of data presentation and analysis and chapter five consists of summary of findings, conclusions and recommendations. The study was descriptive and analytical in nature where purposive sampling was used to select population. It employed 50 respondents. Data was obtained from secondary using stratified sampling, analyzed and presented using frequencies and percentages and were tabulated. Data was entered in EPIINFO and analysed using SPSS computer package. The major findings of the study were; the study revealed that majority of the respondents were females who were in secondary and below 25 years. Among the causes of drug abuse were too many problems, peel’ groups, mental illness and child neglect. Among the effects were less goal oriented, low indices of extracurricular, too many deaths. prone to diseases and infraction in brain. Among the recommendation include, creation of good learning environment. increased teachers’ salary, continued assistance to weak students, and maximum discipline.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the college of education and open learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of the Degree of Bachelor of education Kampala International, University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education

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