Challenges of teaching physical education in primary schools: a case study of schools in Nyero Sub County Kumi District

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Kampala International University; College of Open and Distance Learning Education
The study was carried out to examine the challenges of teaching physical education in primary schools Kumi District focusing in Nyero Sub County. The study was guided by set objectives which were directed to examine teachers' attitudes towards the teaching of physical education in primary schools, identify the challenges encountered in teaching of physical education in primary schools, and to find out the measures to improve teaching of physical education in primary schools The research was compiled in five chapters where chapter one presented baseline information related to the study. It presented information on areas such as background, the statement of the problem, purpose of the study, research objectives, research questions, the scope of the Study, and significance of the study. Chapter two presented the review of the literature related to the study. The literature was obtained from different related books, journals among others and was presented according to the specific objectives of the study. Chapter three focused on the methods and procedures that were employed in the study. These comprised the following; the research design, study population, sample size, and sampling techniques, the types of instruments that were used for data collection, the procedures that were followed when conducting research and method that were used when analyzing the data. Chapter four presented, interpreted and discussed the findings of the study according to themes with the reflection of the objectives of the research and methodology used to generate the data that has been analyzed and the research questions that are been answered. The findings have been discussed in relation to the literature review in chapter two. Chapter five dealt with the discussion, conclusions out of the research study, and recommendations from the study. The study findings gave highlights of •what should be done to improve the teaching and learning of physical education in primary schools. But most importantly call for collective participation, collaboration and coordination among stakeholders involved.
A research report submitted to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning department in partial fulfillment for the requirement of the Award of Degree in Primary Education of Kampala International University
Teaching, Physical education