Discipline and students’ academic performance in UCE: a case study of Bukooli College Bugiri

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Kampala International University, College/School of Education
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of discipline to the academic performance amongst the students of Bukooli College Bugiri District. The specific objectives of the study were to establish the influence of teacher qualities on the academic performance of students and to find out the influence of school facilities on academic performance of students of Bukooli College Bugiri. The methods used for data collection was questionnaire and interview guides to students, teachers and head teacher of the school involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that teacher qualities, discipline of students and school facilities have a direct impact on the students’ academic performance. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations that the government should provide more teaching learning facilities in schools to make the learning environment more attractive to students and teachers among other recommendations.
A research dissertation submitted to the college of Education Open and Distance e-learning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts with Education of Kampala International University
Discipline, Uganda Certificate of Education, Academic performance