Impact of Language Skills on Academic Performance of Learners in Lower Primary in Mutarakwa Division, Sotik District.

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of language skills acquired in the lower primary on academic performance on other subject areas. The research used a case study to collect data. Each school was as a case study with unique characteristic and specific boundaries. Data obtained from these centre was complied and subject to uniform data analysis. A population was the basis of the study. A study sample of two divisions was obtained through a stratified random sampling technique. This ensured all divisions in the district had equal chance of participating and that at least the existing categorization was looked at. Data was collected using research tool namely: Questionnaires and interview. The research came up with two sets of questionnaires for the A.E.O. The researcher sought permission to carry out the study in the district from the District Education Officer. (DEO) Data analysis was done through the use of computer skills and to some extent manual treatment of the data was required. Data was organized and arranged before actual analysis so as make it manageable.
A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning for the Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education of Kampala International University.
Language Skills, Impact, Academic Performance, Learners, Lower Primary, Sotik District