Assessing The Effect of Single Parenting on Learners Academic Performance in Selected Secondary Schools of Kabale Municipality.
st assessed the effect of single parenting on learners' academic performance in see secondary schools of Kabale Municipality. The objectives of the study were: to find out the causes of single parenting in Kabale Municipality, to assess the challenges faced by single parents on academic performance, and to examine the effect of single academic performance of students. The study used a descriptive research design e size of 40 respondents was used for the study. The data collection methods used interviews and questionnaires. The study results on the causes of single parenting in e Municipality, the highest number of the respondents mentioned domestic violence. a number of the respondents mentioned unintended pregnancy. Other respondents mentioned death, divorce, and separation, the study results on the challenges fed by students of single parents on academic performance, the highest number of respondents mentioned parental understanding of children's feelings, the lowest number of respondents mentioned the ability to negotiate social situations and produce successful social mention and parents' knowledge of their children other respondents mentioned children's satisfaction with the way they are living their lives, risk of failing to get adequate educational provisions which hinder students' academic performance, and ability to manage their learning and succeed academically and the study results on effects of single parenting on students' academic performance, the highest number of respondents mentioned ess concentration in class, the lowest number of respondents mentioned late coming to school. other respondents mentioned a lack of adequate scholastic materials, isolation from friends which hinders the student's discussion, absenteeism from school, and stressful life which affects students' academic performance. The study recommends that the government should intervene by putting strict laws on domestic violence so that this can be reduced and help to avoid single parenting among the children, more education should be given to all. on dangers of divorce on their children to reduce divorce among partners which muses single parent, parents should not hesitate giving parental guidance to their children.. Parental guidance is necessary to enable the children to be brought up well to enable the child to achieve his or her academic carrier and there should be government support to single parents in upbringing the children in form of providing financial support to them to have well brought up children in the community and educated well.
Assessing, Effect, Single Parenting, Learners, Academic Performance, Selected Secondary Schools, Kabale Municipality
Ahumuza, Miriam (2022). Assessing The Effect of Single Parenting on Learners Academic Performance in Selected Secondary Schools of Kabale Municipality. Kabale: Kabale University.