The research project entails a study of the factors contributing to poor K.C.P.E. English
performance in Kemera Zone, Manga District. The purpose of the study was to analyse
the 1 arious constraints encountered in teaching English in Kemera Zone, Primary
Schon is. The population from which the data was to drawn included the following:
i) All the Primary Schools in Kemera Zone, Manga District.
ii) All the English teachers in Primary Schools in Kemera Zone, Manga district.
iii) All the Primary School students in Kemera Zone, Manga District.
iv) All the Primary School head teachers in Kemera Zone, Manga District.
Due to inevitable limitations that were facing the study, the researcher resulted into a
stud) involving only three Primary Schools in the Zone.
The researcher used the following two instruments to collect the data;
i) Three different questionnaires containing forced response type items, and
ii) An observation schedule in form of a checklist.
The results obtained from the study indicated that lack of enough teaching resources, lack
of en•mgh qualified teachers, negative attitude towards the subject by the students, the
methuds used in teaching English and the students' use of Kiswahili and mother tongue
most 0f the time in the school environment were the key factors contributing to the poor
performance in English.
The researcher recommended that the school administration should involve the parents
and well-wishers to solicit for funds for the purpose of books and other teaching
facilities. She also recommended the use of English as the sole language of
com111unication for teachers and students in the school environment.
SSA, R (2021). Factors Contributing To Poor K.C.P.E. English Performance In Kemera Zone Manga District. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-poor-k-c-p-e-english-performance-in-kemera-zone-manga-district
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Research, SSA. "Factors Contributing To Poor K.C.P.E. English Performance In Kemera Zone Manga District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/factors-contributing-to-poor-k-c-p-e-english-performance-in-kemera-zone-manga-district