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Title: A study of the causes of and solutions to mismanagement of private secondary schools in Wakiso District of Uganda
Authors: Kiguyi, Sarah
Keywords: Causes of and solutions to mismanagement
Private secondary schools
Issue Date: Jul-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University , College of Education, Open & Distance Learning
Abstract: This study entitled an investigation into the factors contributing to the mismanagement of private schools in Uganda was conducted at Progressive Secondary School and Kireka High school in Kiira Town Council Wakiso District. This research was guided by the four research questions. 1. What functions do managers perform? 2. How do managers manage these institutions? 3. What are the common cases of mismanagement in private secondary schools in Wakiso District? 4. What reasons explain the mismanagement of private secondary schools in Wakiso District? The study was carried out using a population of 80 subjects, which included 40 students and 40 staff. Data collection instruments included interviews which were used during a face to face discussion with the respondents to obtain relevant and accurate information, use of self-administered questionnaires with both open and close ended questions and documentary review which included published materials in libraries, institutional reports and records. The researcher employed both qualitative and quantitative methods of data analysis to enable easy interpretation and comprehension of data. All the 80 respondents indicated that private secondary schools have collapsed because of mismanagement. The major cause of mismanagement in this case is poverty, that leads to all other forms of mismanagement which include non, low and even delayed payment of staff, embezzlement of funds to mention but a few. From the above findings, the following recommendations were made:
Description: A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a master of education management and administration of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Masters of Educational Management and Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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