Community participation and performance of school administration in Apac district: a case study of Inomo sub county

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of community participation on performance of administration in Apac district. The researcher used the objective of the study to establish the findings on the ground which was to examine how decision making affect performance of school Administration and the effects of management committee on performance of school administration in Apac district. The study also found out the extent to the community resources affects performances of schools in Apac district. It was based on the above objective that the summary of the study below is discussed. The study was conducted as a case study and data was collected using simple random and sampling method. The result of the finding indicated that the female were more than the males. The finding on the first objectives indicated that community participation created a sense of ownership of the development process of schools in Apac district. the finding on the second objectives indicated that community participation in schools in Apac District encourage transparency and accountability of school administration and the finding on the third objectives indicated that the that community participation created a pool funds to support schools through contribution by parents. The study recommended that government of Uganda should review its education curriculum and amend it to provide for community support to the school. The Ministry of Education and NGOs should lobby for support of schools in improving their performance and policy makers should table a bill in parliament that looks at fulfillment of the needs of the schools. The study suggested further research on teacher’s school attendance and performance in primary schools, taking a case study of Apac district, northern Uganda.
A Research Report Submitted to the College of Open Education and Distance Learning as a Partial Fulfillment for the Requirement for Award of Degree in Education of Kampala International University
Community participation, Performance of school administration, Apac district, Inomo sub county