Causes Of Students 'Poor Performance In English At Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Examination In Kanyenyaini Location Murang'a District Kenya

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ABSTRACT

This study is based on the causes of poor performance in English at Kenya

certificate of secondary examination particularly in Kanyenyaini location of

Muranga District, Kenya.

The researcher had observed that there has been a very low intake of students

at Kenyenyaini location in public universities and tertiary colleges due to poor

performance in English at K.C.S.E.

The study based on the gestalt theory of learning that shows how the

environment can affect learning.

The researchers' objective therefore, was to find out whether issues such as

school administration, students attitude, teaching methods on performance of

students in English at the National Examination.

It is hoped that this study will be of benefit to students, teachers, curriculum

planners and the school administration as they map out strategies on how to

improve performance of English in secondary schools.

Non - Experimental methods were applied in this research. Five secondary

schools in Kanyenya-ini location were used as the research environment and the

respondents were students, teachers and the principals from the schools. Oral

interviews, observations and questionnaires were used to collect data.

The data was synthesized and analyzed in tables and the results, findings were

that students contribute 60°/o to their poor performance, teachers contribute

35% and others contribute 5°/o.

The recommendations made were that; guidance and counseling should be

strengthen, to cultivate a culture of working hard and the school administration should look for ways of motivating teachers to improve their input.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Causes Of Students 'Poor Performance In English At Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Examination In Kanyenyaini Location Murang'a District Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-students-poor-performance-in-english-at-kenya-certificate-of-secondary-examination-in-kanyenyaini-location-murang-a-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Causes Of Students 'Poor Performance In English At Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Examination In Kanyenyaini Location Murang'a District Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 09 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-students-poor-performance-in-english-at-kenya-certificate-of-secondary-examination-in-kanyenyaini-location-murang-a-district-kenya . Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Causes Of Students 'Poor Performance In English At Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Examination In Kanyenyaini Location Murang'a District Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 09 Jun. 2021. Web. 14 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-students-poor-performance-in-english-at-kenya-certificate-of-secondary-examination-in-kanyenyaini-location-murang-a-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Causes Of Students 'Poor Performance In English At Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Examination In Kanyenyaini Location Murang'a District Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 14, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-students-poor-performance-in-english-at-kenya-certificate-of-secondary-examination-in-kanyenyaini-location-murang-a-district-kenya