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The study was about the impact of COVID-19 on children’s studying in Kaberamaido District and the objective was to explore the perceived impact of E-learning, self-study materials and parent-to-child relationship on learners’ study process in Kaberamaido District. The study employed a basic qualitative research design. Forty-eight participants were purposively selected from a population of 874, these were: The District Education Officer, one District Inspector of Schools, three headteachers, seven teachers, 25 learners and 11 parents. The study used interview guides to collect data, and thematic analysis and percentages to analyse the data. The study found out that, E-Learning and self-study materials which were introduced by the Ministry of Education and Sports to mitigate the gaps in education during the lockdown had little positive impact on learners’ studying in Kaberamaido District and there was also poor child-to-parent relationship.


COVID-19 lockdown e-Learning self-study materials learners parent-child relationship

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Ogwara, S. (2021). COVID-19 and Learners’ Studying in Kaberamaido District, Uganda. Interdisciplinary Journal of Education, 4(2), 123–132.


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