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Title: An investigation on girls' academic performance in mathematics in primary schools, a case study of Bukedea sub-county, Bukedea district
Authors: Alungat, Jane Rose
Keywords: Girls
Academic performance
Bukedea district
Issue Date: Mar-2017
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The general objective of the study was to investigate the girl 's academic performance m mathematics in nine (9) selected primary schools in Bukedea Sub-County The study used both quantitative and qualitative methods of analysis. Quantitative methods presented the results in a mathematical form while qualitative analysis involved a human based judgment. The sample size was I 00 respondents selected from the respondents (mainly from teachers, parish chiefs, local councilors, and community leaders). A well designed questionnaire was used to collect data in the simplest language favoring all the parties in the area of study. In order to obtain other relevant information, the researcher used other data collection methods like interview guide. Data analysis followed the use of simple descriptive analysis guided with the use of frequency tables, first, for effective performance of girls in mathematics, a good learning environment should be create , enough teaching material has to be provided, teachers should be motivated so that they live their best, and improved relationship between teachers and children. Despite the fact that the ) performance of girls in mathematics has slightly improved, this has not matched to the quality of he performance of other schools. the study recommended that the Sub-county needs to carry out more research based innovation with regard to the quality of the education so as they get to the level of other sub-counties. The study recommended that the Sub-county should put forward a list of enabling factors to improve he effectiveness of girl-child performance in mathematics w with regard to the required results. these factors could include motivation of teachers and provision of scholastic material for the pupils.
Description: A research report submitted to the College of Education in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor Degree in Primary Education

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