Research Papers/Topics in Educational Leadership

Effects Of Interventions Of Selected Reading Difficulties On Academic Performance Among Pupils From Public Primary Schools In Nakuru West Sub-County, Nakuru County - Kenya

ABSTRACT There are empirical evidences attributing poor academic performance to environmental factors and remedies on the same have been suggested. Little attention has been given to the effects that are brought about by pupil’ s intrinsic factors such as reading difficulties and their respective intervention measures. At the center of this study, are intervention measures for selected reading difficulties which are hypothesized to have effects on academic performance. This study was ...

Influence Of Selected Factors On Co-Curricular Activities Participation Among Learners With Mental Challenges In Special Units Within Tigania West Sub-County

ABSTRACT Countries on the planet perceive the significance of training learners with unique needs. Students who are slow-witted simply like other typical students take part in co-curricular exercises to remain truly and sincerely wellbeing. Their cooperation is anyway restricted because of unique needs. In any case, the investment learners in co-curricular exercises is indispensable for their prosperity. This anyway isn't guaranteed in unique units inside general schools. The reason for...

Influence Of Head Teacher’s Leadership Traits On Students Academic Performance: A Survey Of Private Primary Schools In Nyali Sub County

Studies done over the years indicate that Headteachers leadership traits influence academic performance to a great extent. This is because the headteacher is the chief instructor, coordinator and motivator of both teachers and pupils. Academic performance for private primary schools in Nyali Sub County has been dismal over the years hence raising questions on the effectiveness of headteachers leadership traits on students’ academic performance. This study therefore endeavored to make ...

Influence Of Head Teachers’ Management Role On Learners’ Academic Performance In Public Primary Schools In Kisauni Sub County, Kenya

ABSTRACT For the last five years (2013-2017) most of the public primary schools in Kisauni Sub County had an average of 72.77 percent of candidates who scored below 250 marks with the exception of two public primary schools; Ziwa la Ng’ombe and Kengeleni. The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of headteachers’ management roles on learners’ academic performance in public primary schools. The objectives of the study were to: determine the influence of headteachers...

Management Factors Influencing Academic Performance In Agriculture In Public Day Secondary Schools In Kisumu West Sub-County

ABSTRACT The study of Agriculture in education contributed significantly in political, social and economic realms of development. Academic results of Agriculture in most secondary schools in Kisumu West Sub-County was challenged by factors including inadequate learning resources, the discipline of the students, improper approach to teaching, poor mastery of the content, overloading of teachers, denial of field trips and strikes. Effective and proper supervision and curriculum implementa...

Analysis Of Social-Cultural Factors That Affect Pupils Retention In Primary Schools In North Horr Subcounty, Marsabit County- Kenya

ABSTRACT Learners in pastoralist communities have been experiencing challenges in acquiring the basic education because of social cultural factors such as cultural rites, early marriages and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The nomadic lifestyle makes it difficult for children to access formal education consistently. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of social cultural factors on learner retention in primary schools in North Horr Sub County, Marsabit County, Kenya. T...

Effectiveness Of Constituency Bursary Awards In Enhancing Deserving Students’ Access To Public Secondary School Education In Trans-Nzoia West Sub-County, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to determine, the level of effectiveness in distribution of Constituency bursary awards, so as to enhance deserving students’ access to public secondary school education in Trans- Nzoia West Sub-county, Kenya between 2006 and 2009. The mechanisms and criterion used by bursary awarding bodies have continued to leave out many deserving students in Trans- Nzoia West Sub-county. Therefore, this study explored the effectiveness of Co...

Evaluation Of Teachers’ Service Commission Code Of Conduct And Ethics In Preventing Secondary School Teacher-Student Sexual Relationships In Bomet County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThere have been frequent cases of Kenyan teachers having sexual relationships with their students. However, there have been no studies undertaken to evaluate the Kenya’s Teachers’ Service Commission Code of Conduct and Ethics in preventing teacher-student sexual relationships. This study evaluated Teachers’ Service Commission Code of Conduct and Ethics in preventing sexual relationships between secondary school teachers and students in Bomet District of Kenya. Sixteen schools we...

An Investigation into the Effectiveness of the Decentralisation Process as a means of Integrating Staff into Regional Councils: A Case Study of Ohangwena Regional Council

Abstract The objective of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of decentralisation as a means to integrate central government seconded staff into Ohangwena Regional Council. The study highlights the knowledge of decentralisation in Ohangwena Regional Council, the delegated education directorate and maintenance section; the planning and co-ordination of the two delegated function’s activities between a regional council and delegating line ministries, the management of cen...

Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Youth Microfinance Programmes In Namibia

ABSTRACT The 2012 Labour Force Survey (LFS) in Namibia reveals that unemployment among the youth stands at a staggering 42.8% compared to the overall unemployment rate of 27%which remains a challenge in itself in this country. Attempts to alleviate youth poverty worldwide caused by unemployment have been done through micro finance programmes that can help the youth to accumulate their own capital and invest in employment-generating activities. While there is sufficient evidence to prov...

An Effective Implementation Of An Enterprise Resource Planning System - The Case Of An Oracle System At Mvaf Namibia

ABSTRACT Implementing a wide enterprise system results in the organisation’s business processes being re-engineered; therefore it requires critical planning and extensive change management for all employees. The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund’s (MVAF) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), (an ORACLE system) implementation has been one of the highlights in the organisation’s history since the organisation has various standalone systems, across units within the organisation aimed at yield...

Evaluating The Effectiveness Of An Adult Entrepreneurship Training Programme In Namibia

Abstract Small and Medium Enterprises play an important role in emerging economies with its capacity to create employment opportunities and hence contributing to a country’s GDP. The training of adult entrepreneurs however remains a challenge as there is no consensus as to the components that should be included in such training initiatives. This study aims to evaluate an adult entrepreneurship programme in terms of its content, delivery methods and outcomes concurrent to the perceived...

A Critical Assessment Of The Impact Of Organization Culture On Sustainable Leadership Developme: A Case Of The Goevrnment Institutions Pension Fund In Nambia

ABSTRACTI Melody Mogane being a candidate for the Master of Leadership andChange Management accept the requirements of the Polytechnic relating tothe retention and use of Master’s thesis deposited in the Library. In terms ofthese conditions, I agree that the original of my thesis deposited in the Librarywill be accessible for the purposes of the study and research, in accordancewith the normal conditions established by the Librarian for the care, loan orreproduction of thesis. ...

An Analysis of the Obstacles to Effective Emergency Medical Rescue Services in Namibia: A Case Study of Motor Vehicle Accident Fund and Ministry of Health and Social Services Bases

ABSTRACTThe study used quantitative and qualitative research methods to investigate the quality ofservice delivery by the MVA Fund and MoHSS through EMRS bases in Namibia. Thepositivist research strategy was used for the quantitative non-experimental researchsurvey that includes the gathering and analysis of quantitative data. The sample of thestudy consisted of 20 respondents, of which 10 were from the EMRS bases (Windhoek,Omuthiya and Usakos bases) and 10 were key informants, representing d...

Legislative oversight and economic governance in Namibia: An evaluation of the role of parliament in the budget process

AbstractThe research focused on legislative oversight and economic governance in Namibia by evaluating the roleof Parliament in the budget process, namely consultations, formulation, debate and approval,implementation and auditing and assessment. The research therefore examined the work of Parliament andits Standing Committees in the budget process and established the problems that were being encountered inparticular since 1995 when Parliament adopted a report on the report on the Agenda for ...


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