Research Papers/Topics in Social Policy

Implementation Challenges Of The Mother Tongue Policy In The Public Basic School System In Ayawaso West Sub-Metro Assembly

ABSTRACT It has been established through research and practice that children learn better and do well in school when instructed in their mother tongue (MT). The main objective of the study is to examine the extent to which public basic schools in Ayawaso West Metropolitan Assembly, as well as some parts of Ga West Municipality in Ghana have been able to implement the Mother Tongue Language Policy. The study also explores implementation challenges of the Policy. The study espoused qu...

Social Reintegration Of Juvenile Delinquents With Specific Learning Disability (SpLD)

ABSTRACT This study was conducted to investigate how juvenile delinquents with Specific Learning Disability (SpLD) are reintegrated into society after rehabilitation. Fifteen (15) respondents were categorised into stakeholders of juvenile justice administration and correctional facilities; an NGO (Special Attention Project) and the Special Education Division (Sp.ED) of the Ghana Education Service (GES); inmates and ex-inmates and their parents at correctional facilities (Junior Girls’...

Citizens’ Perceptions On The Status Of County Governance Practices: A Case Of Migori County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Governance is the process of decision-making and how those decisions are implemented. Good governance involves quality public service delivery, accountable-decision-making, and civic engagement. Devolution helps make good governance feasible. Kenya thus adopted devolution to improve governance and catalyse development to the local levels. Since enactment of the constitution in 2010 however, the status of governance in the local governments has not been done and documented - esp...

Resourcing The Implementation Of Zimbabwe’s New Updated Curriculum: Analysis Of Rural Primary Schools Experiences In Murewa Nheweyembwa Cluster In Murewa District.

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this study was to analyse rural primary schools experiences inresourcing the implementation of the Zimbabwe 2017 updated primary school curriculum inNheweyembwa Cluster in Murewa North district in Mashonaland East province. Theobjectives of this study were: To determine factors that are affecting the implementation ofthe updated primary school curriculum in rural primary schools; to establish the extent towhich school mobilisation strategies are addressing resource...

International Refugee Protection Framework Influence On Human Security In Nairobi County, Kenya

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Analysis Of World Vision Information Communication Technology Project On Academic Performance Of Public Primary Schools In Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the analysis of world vision ICT project on academicperformance of primary schools in Matete Sub-County. The study objectives were: toestablish the difference in academic performance of public primary schools with ICTinfrastructure and those without between 2008 and 2016; to compare the difference inacademic performance of public primary schools using ICT in teaching and learningand those which do not; to determine the relationship between ICT technical support...

Relationship Between Subsidized School Funding And Student Participation Among Public Secondary Schools In Kenya.

ABSTRACTEducation being the key to socio-economic development of any nation has prompted thegovernment of Kenya to subsidize secondary school education, as a way of ensuringmaximum students‟ participation. However, there is growing concern that this initiativemay not be yielding the expected outcome, as is evident from the current relatively lowtransition and completion rates. Unexpectedly so, the country continues to record surgingnumbers of school drop outs since the subsidization program...

The Impact Of Conflict On The Socio-Economic Development Of Libya

ABSTRACT The research analyzed the problems and effects of conflict on the socio-economic development using Libya as a case of reference. The purpose of the study was to highlight how conflict derails socio-economic development and encourage nations to resort to peace constantly. The Libyan conflict was a composition of diverse varied issues and differences between the Government and its citizens, between 2010 and 2014. The conflict derailed and disrupted the daily operations of the eco...

Assessment Of The Beneficiaries’ Perception, Policy Achievement And Sustainability Of The Ct-Ovc Programme On Access To Basic Education In Seme Sub County In Kisumu County

ABSTRACTThe Social Protection Floor Initiative, which is a global framework for social protection is designed to provide strategic support to countries in their efforts to promote social assistance. One such support is Cash Transfer (CT) for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs). In Kenya, the intervention is largely government-sponsored, and promotes among others, access to basic education. In the basic education sector, CT is designed to address issues of enrolment, attendance, transition ...

The Nigerian Federal Civil Service and Recruitment Policy Implementation

AbstractThis study appraises the federal civil service of Nigeria and the extent of implementation of recruitment policies. When colonial rule ended in Nigeria, the need to recruit Nigerians to manage the civil service became imperative. The Parliamentary Select Committee of 1865 had recommended among other things, that Britain should train the natives in her colonies for self-government. The Committee also suggested that Britain should encourage young educated Nigerians to be recruited to to...

Teacher-Learner Relationships And The Effect On Student Learning At Selected Secondary Schools In The Khomas Region

ABSTRACTGiven the limitations of almost no research information in Namibia and Khomas region about teacher-learner relationships and its effect on student learning in secondary schools. This research study aimed at exploring and investigating factors affecting teacher-learner relationships and the effect on student learning at selected secondary schools in the Khomas Education region of Namibia. In particular the research study addressed research questions posed in chapter one in this study. ...

Perceptions Of Teachers And Parents Regarding The Implementation Of The Education Sector Policy For The Prevention And Management Of Learner Pregnancy: A Case Study Of Oshigambo Inspection Ci

ABSTRACTLearner pregnancy is a worldwide problem. There are many consequences associated with learner pregnancy such as restriction in educational opportunities, reduction of quality of life, exposure to sexually transmitted infections, social discrimination and complicated labor and abortions. Regardless of the effort made by the government of the Republic of Namibia and other non-governmental organizations to prevent learner pregnancy among learners, learners still get pregnant. The guideli...

Classroom Management Strategies Employed By Novice Teachers In Secondary Schools In The Oshana Region In Namibia

ABSTRACTThis study sought to investigate the classroom management strategies employed by novice teachers in Oshana Educational Region to ensure classroom discipline. The study was informed by the following major questions: (a) What are the views and background knowledge of novice teachers in Oshana Educational Region with regard to classroom management strategies? (b) What challenges are faced by novice teachers in Oshana Educational Region when managing learners in their classrooms? (c) What...

Labour Policy In Namibia: Assessing Its Implementation With Regard To Agricultural Wage Labourers

ABSTRACTImmediately after independence the Namibian government adopted a National Policy on Labour and “Manpower” Development. In terms of this policy trade unions were prioritised as main stakeholders for change in labour matters. Furthermore all labour matters were to be dealt with on a tri-partite basis.To realise the policy objectives of the Labour Policy the government enacted the Labour Act (1992), the Social Security Act (1994) and the Affirmative Action Act (1998). The implication...

Women's Participation In Ghanaian Politics: An Assessment Of The Opportunities And Limitations

ABSTRACT The historical subordination of women especially in public life has been widely discussed and efforts are being made globally to reverse this trend. Ghana is not insulated from this global trend. Thus, this study selectively focused on examining women’s participation in national politics in Ghana, an attempt to find out factors accounting for their low participation and the opportunities that exist to promote their effective involvement. The methodology was qualitative in des...


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