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Title: The relationship between staff motivation and students’ performance in selected secondary schools in Lira municipality
Authors: Jimmy, Ekwang
Keywords: Staff motivation
Students’ performance
Secondary schools
Lira municipality
Issue Date: Sep-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education,Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The study carried out in the selected schools in lira municipality was meant primarily to analyze the relationship between staff motivation and students ‘performance; the specific objectives of the study. Meanwhile also to find out the level of performance of students and to establish the forms of staff motivation in place in the selected schools in lira municipality. The data was collected through two sources; primary and secondary data’s that facilitated the attainment of this report. Data analysis was through the aid of Microsoft excel where tables and figures were used to present finding. The study was cross sectional and descriptive in design using both qualitative and quantitative methodology the level of performance of students in lira municipality was not reasonably progressive in nature as some schools registered total fall in the performance level with others experiencing a slight improvement meanwhile others remaining constantly poor. Achievement, socialization, incentive motivation, fear motivation, change motivation, power motivation, growth motivation were the forms of staff motivation in place in the selected schools in lira municipality. The positive relationship between staff motivation and students ‘performance in the schools in lira municipality were that it promotes togetherness and unity among the staffs, encouraged the staffs to work hard due to the fact that the staffs are given or paid effectively, created a conducive working condition of environment for the staffs. Facilitated change, created a better image to the staffs, high efficiency, and helped in increasing productivity; negatively, it planted reluctance and laziness in teachers, created inequality among the staffs, led to less work coverage on the part of staffs, corruption and embezzlement of funds, and the emergence of conflicts that led to poor academic performance on the part of students, recommendation was however channeled to both the students and teachers for boosting improved academic performance; creation of good working conditions for the staffs to enable them work smoothly including prompt payments, working hours being favorable to enhance or encourage learning, and good relationship between students themselves and the administration to create good understanding among them were greatly recommended to staffs and students respectively in comparison to other recommendations.
Description: A research report submitted to the Faculty of Education as a partial fulfillment of the requirements for award of Bachelor’s degree in Education of Kampala International University
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