AN ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING PUPILS’ PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION SCHOOLS (U.P.E) IN UGANDA
A CASE STUDY OF KAVUMBA PRIMARY SCHOOL
MR. NKURUNZIZA GEOFFREY
A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELORS’ DEGREE OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES OF
I Namubiru Barbra, declare that this proposal is my original work and has never been published or submitted to any university or academic institution for any award before.
Index no: 2010/AUG/B.DES/B6553/DAY
This dissertation has been submitted for examination with my approval as the University Supervisor.
Mr. Nkurunziza Geoffrey
Signature …………………………………………... Date:………………………
I dedicate this book to my beloved parents, friends and course mates who have been guiding me during my course of study and gave me support and encouragement throughout my academic career.
I acknowledge the mighty lord without whose grace, I would not have been able to finish and present this report on time. I am also very grateful to my supervisor Mr. Nkurunziza G. under whose intellectual guidance, constructive criticism, utmost co-operation and support have brought me this far. I am greatly indebted to you Mr Nkurunziza, thank you so much.
My parents, Mr. Ndiwalana Michael and Ms. Nabunya Margret, Aunt Nansubuga Maureen who have supported me financially and in all aspects as I wrote my report. All your support cannot go unnoticed and I will always be very grateful for the love and devotion you accorded to me during this very challenging time, am thankful.
My friends Naisanga Mariam and Nabulime Benah and others whose encouragement and teamwork were instrumental in sustaining my interest in the report. All my friends and relatives for their prayers and throughout the period of research. Thank you and may God the almighty greatly bless you.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF TABLES
LIST OF FIGURES
1.1 Background of the Study
1.1.1 Historical Background
1.1.2 Theoretical Background
1.1.3 Conceptual Background
1.1.4 Contextual Background
1.2 Statement of the Problem
1.4 Objectives of the Study
1.4.1 Specific Objectives
1.5 Research Questions
1.6 Conceptual Framework
1.7 Significance of the Study
1.8 Justification of the Study
1.9 Scope of the Study
1.9.1 Geographical scope
1.9.2 Content Scope
1.9.3 Time Scope
Operational Definitions and Terms
2.1 Literature Survey
2.2 The Major Objectives of UPE
2.3 The U.P.E Enrolment.
2.4 Challenges Faced by U.P.E pupils at national level
2.5 The problems faced by U.P.E at the national level.
3.1 Research Design
3.2 Study Population
Sample Size and Selection
3.4 Data Collection Methods
3.4.1 Interview Guide
3.4.3 Self Administered Questionnaire
Validity and Reliability of Instruments
Procedure of Data Collection
3.7 Data Analysis
Data Measurement of Variables
PRESENTATION ANALYSIS AND...
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