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Role Of The Media In Dealing With The Problei\!I Of Street Children. Case Study: Dar-Er-Salam Kinondoni District (Tanzania)

ABSTRACTThe paper examines the role of the media in dealing with the problem facing streetchildren. Taking Kinondoni district in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania, as a case study.I contend that not enough has been done to address the problem of street children; theproblem of street children is a nuisance and burden to many developing societiesStreet children come as a result of poverty, broken marriages and homes, unwantedpregnancies, abandoning of babies at birth, prostitution and disabilities ...

Factors Affecting Girl-Child Education Among Primary Schools In Chepkorio Zone, Keiyo District

ABSTRACTWhen the NARC government in Kenya assumed power at the beginning of 2003, afterhanding KANU a resounding defeat, it did make its pre~election pledge of FreePrimary Education (FPE) a reality. This resulted in increased enrolment at basiceducation level with the numbers rising from 5.9 million pupils to 7.2 million by endof 2003.Though the move was applauded by many, key issues that seemed to reverse thesegains is taking root in the zone, where children are abandoning school at wo...

The Influence Of Television And Drug Consumption On Secondary School Students: A Case Study Of Kiambu, Central Province Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the influence of television and drug consumption on secondary school students in Kiambu, central province. The main objectives were to examine the influence of television and drug consumption; to determine the challenges of television influence on drug consumption; to investigate the effects of drug consumption on the academic performance of students; and to suggest possible solutions that the television media can help improve the ...

Effects Of Television Violence On Children In Mwanza Urban Area

Mwanza is one of Tanzania's fastest growing urban areas, with various industries being put up in the city. Mwanza city comprising of Nyamagana and Ilemela districts, is not only the major industrial and commercial center of Mwanza region but also the largest industrial and commercial center in northwest Tanzania. It is the second largest city in Tanzania after Dar es Salaam. It covers a total of B3 7 km2 out of which 900km2 is covered with water and the remaining area is 437km2 is land....

Absenteeism And Academic Performance In Primary Schools: (A Case Study Of Bungoma West Sub County Kenya)

ABSTRACTThis research is about the effect of absenteeism on academic performance. It wasguided by three objectives;To find the attitudes of learners towards academics in Bungoma west sub county Kenya.To find out the methods used for the retention of primary schools learners in Bungoma westSub CountyTo identify the role of teachers in children’s performance in Bungoma west sub county.Purposive and stratified sampling was used to select a population of 40 respondents to represent a ...

An Investigation Into The Socio-Economic Changes And Academic Performance Of Early Childhood Learners: A Case Study Of Msambweni District, Kwale County- Kenya

STRACTThis research aimed at finding out how Socio Economic challenges in child rearing haveaffected child academic performance. The researcher wished to find out the importance ofteaching learning materials to the child and how an E.C.D.E teacher had a great impact on thedevelopment and performance of the child.Stratified sampling and random sampling techniques were used in this research so that eachindividual was given the same chance of being included in the sample. The instrument for...

Social Media And Its Contribution To Education Among The Youths: A Case Study Of Kampala International University

Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks (Ahlqvist 2003). Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as ‘a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content (Kaplan 2010). Furthermore, social media depends on mobile and webbased ...

The Influence Of Print Media Campaigns On The Fight Against The Defilement Of The Girl Child A Case Study Of The Daily Monitor

ABSTRACTIn Uganda the child is held in high esteem as a source of pride and prestige, wealth fromthe girl child's dowry, security from old age and domestic labor. At the same time,children are seen as property of the family and clearly subordinated to their families andclans/ child upbringing emphasizes parental power, obedience and long hours of work.There is discrimination against children based on gender and birth older, and manyparents, teachers and others in charge of children are ...

The Influence Of The Medi On The People’s Public Perception Of Homosexuality And Law,A Case Study Of Ntv

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to investigate how the media influences the peoples’ perception of homosexuality and the law. The study was guided by four specific objectives and these included; To find out how the media xepresents cases concerning combating homosexuality in Uganda, the role of the media in influencing the institutional framework towards combating homosexuality in Uganda, the role of the media in influencing policy formulations in the fight&nbs...

The Media And Promotion Of Job Markets In Uganda A Case Study Of Observer And New Vision Newspapers

ABSTRACTThe purpose of study was to assess how the relationship between media and promotions of jobmarkets in Uganda, the objectives of the study were to examine the role of media in thepromotion of job markets in Uganda, to establish the factors that affects the media in promotionof job markets in Uganda, to ascertain the relationship between the role of media and promotionofjob markets Uganda.The findings of the study in objective one, that 35% of the respondents said they were satisfi...

Factors Influencing The Implementation Of Guidance And Counseling Of Selected Secondary Schools In Kisii District, Kenya

ABSTRACTObjectives: This study investigated the factors infiuendng theimplementation of guidance and counseling of selected secondaryschools in Kisii District, Kenya. Specifically, these data were gathered:profile of teacher counselors as to age, gender, professionalqualifications, number of years in service and legal status; and degreeof factors influencing the implementation of guidance and counselingas to training, availability of material resources, time avaiiabiiity,attitude towar...

The Role Of The Media In Development Of Culture Case Study Of Ntenjeru County In Kayunga District

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of the media in cultural deYelopment in Kayunga District, Ntenjeru County. Data was collected critically by seeking views from the population by use of an inter-dew guide. v The study was guided by three objectives which focused on county and district changes. Data was later collected in view of the objectives and analysis tables were used from which conclusions were drawn. 

Gender Differences And Attitude Towards Learning Of Mathematics Among Secondary School Students A Case Study Of Students In Mute! Location: Keiyo District, Kenya

AbstractThe Purpose Of This Study Was To Find Out The Effects Of Gender Differences AndAttitudes Towards Learning Of Mathematics Among Secondary School Student InKeiyo District In Kenya. It Investigated The Influence Of Student's Perceptions OfParents, Teachers, And Peers Expectation On Their Attitudes Towards Learning Of Mathematics. Descriptive Survey Design Was Used. Data Was Collected By The Use Of Questionnaires And Interviews. The Collected Data Was Analyzed Used Bot...


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