Causes of Low Achievements in Science in Primary Schools A Case Study of Four Schools in Dadamu Sub-County

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning.
This study was conducted in Dadamu Sub -County primary schools in Arua district. The study investigated justifications for low learner's achievements in science in the primary schools ofDadamu Sub-County. The researcher asked three questions to which the study provided answer. The researcher used three different tools for collecting data. These were questionnaire, observation and check-list, which were used cross-sectionally. Most of the null hypothesis was rejected with exception of one. The conclusions were that, low achievements of learners were not due to lack of interest or lack of instructional materials, but due to the in-appropriate methods. Recommendations elicited that teachers should revise and employ most appropriate methods for teaching science, and teachers, administrators and stake holders should provide adequate materials to enhance achievements of learners.
A research report submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Diploma of Education Primary of Kampala International University (KIU).
Science Subjects, Low Achievements, Causes, Primary Schools, Dadamu Sub-County