Effects of Cultural Activities on Pupils Academic Performance in Schools: A Case Study of Kapyego Division, Kaptich Zone, Marak.Wet East District

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2010-08
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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of education
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This dissertation is about the impact of culture activities on pupils' academic performance in Kapyego District Marakwet District. Questionnaires were designed and were used to get primary data; where by respondents were required to answer the questions, the researcher conducted face-to-face interviews with some women, girls, men and boys both illiterates and literates on issues pertaining to the respondents' background, the impact of culture activities and focus group discussions were used to answer opinion questions like what are the effects of cultural activities? During the study the researcher found out that there is an impact on development of women focused human rights. It was also found out that most of the participants have ever heard of the word culture and were able to explain what it is. Most of the participants were educated and were certificate holders. In conclusion it was found out that there is a positive impact of culture on performance. Among the recommendations given by the researcher were the government should co-finance educational campaigns to promote culture of mutual respect and peace, campaigns for general dissemination of sensitization programmes among others.
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A Dissertation Submitted to the Institute of Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of the Degree of Bachelor of Education Kampala International University
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Cultural Activities, Pupils Academic Performance, Marakwet East District
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