|dc.description.abstract||The research aimed at examining the effect of workload allocation on teacher performance in
selected secondary schools in nakawa Division- Kampala Capital City Authority. A cross sectional
survey research design involving both qualitative and quantitative approaches was used.
Both simple random and purposive sampling techniques were used to select respondents. Primary
and secondary data were collected by using interview, documentary review and analyzed
qualitatively using content analysis. The data were collected from teachers, directors of studies,
heads of subjects, deputy headteachers and head teachers from four selected secondary schools
(.V=92). Content analysis was used for the qualitative responses, while descriptive statistics such
as correlations and regressions were used for quantitative data.
The study results revealed that there existed heavy academic workload allocation in Nakawa
secondary schools which ruined teacher performance in terms of teaching-learning effectiveness
and educational quality. Results indicated teachers did not play a very important ro le in the
development of students' attitude, morale and interest in co-curricular activities in secondary
schools of nankwa division. Administrative workload allocation has a significant effect on teacher
performance (~=0.282, t=2.202, significant at 0.000 being less than 0.05).
The study concluded that, Academic Workload Allocation had an insignificant effect on teachers
pe1formance in secondary schools in Nakawa Division-KCCA (r =.O 17). There existed a weak
positive relationship between the role played by the teachers and student " involvement incocurricular
activities (adjusted r= .572). The results indicated that Administrative workload
allocation has a significant effect on teacher performance (r =0.07).
The study recommended that; Headteachers and other stakeholders in education need to enforce
use of workload allocation standards in secondary schools in bid to enable teachers improve their
performance. The curriculum for teacher training should include professionalism in co-curricular
activities. Teachers should be re-trained in best mechanisms of handling administrative tasks such
as guidance and counseling, discipline actions for different crimes among others.
The suggested that further research in the following areas: The transition of talented learners from
fom1al schools to professional co-curricular clubs. To examine the- effect of Innovative timetabling
of academic workload allocation on teachers performance in secondary schools in Uganda.||en_US