Factors Affecting Academic Perfo1ij~Ance of A.K Magtjgu Primary School Pupils in Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education of Kiambu District, Kenya

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Kampala international University college of Education open and distance learning
The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors affecting the academic performance of learners of A.K Magugu primary school in Kiambu District. The specific objectives of the study were to determine if discipline affects the pupils’ academic performance; to determine if teacher qualities affect the pupils’ academic performance; and to determine if school facilities affect the pupils’ academic performance. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires and interview guides to pupils, teachers and head teacher of the school involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that teacher qualities, discipline of pupils; and school facilities have a direct impact on the pupils’ academic performance. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations that the Government should provide more teaching learning facilities in schools to make the learning environment more attractive to pupils and teachers among other recommendations.
A Research Report Presented To The Institute Of Open And Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirement For The Degree Bachelor Of Education (Special Needs) Of Kampala International University.
Academic Performance, Kiambu District,Kenya, Education systems