Motivation of teachers and academic performance of learners in selected schools of Makindye division, Kampala district, Uganda

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Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
The study investigated the teacher motivation and how they affect the performance of students in Makindye Division Kampala district of Uganda. The objectives of the study were to investigate whether the teachers transfer affect academic performance of students, determine whether teacher promotion affect students' academic performance, determine whether increase of teachers' salary affect the academic performance of students. The methods used in data collection were interviewing and observation questionnaires to the respondents who were the teachers, who were the major respondents in this study and a focus group discussion with the students who also provide some vital information. Findings show that teacher transfer, promotion and increase in teachers' salary affect the academic performance of students in a positive way. Recommendations were made on findings which included among others that government should make sure that teachers should be given something to motivate them so that they feel appreciated and also improve on their performance and that schools should make sure they reward teachers who are hardworking to encourage them do more than they are doing.
A research report submitted to the Faculty of Education in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Education of Kampala International University
Motivation, teachers, learners, Kampala district