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FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH STUDENT DISCIPLINARY BEHAVIOUR: A STUDY OF SAKASAKA CLUSTER OF SCHOOLS IN THE TAMALE METROPOLIS OF THE NORTHERN REGION OF GHANA

The purpose of the study is to look at factors associated with student disciplinary behavior in the Sakasaka cluster of schools in Tamale. It examined the effect of teacher traits on student and the role of teacher traits in promoting student disciplinary behaviour The research design employed in this study is a survey study method. The targeted population for this study consisted of junior high school students and teachers within the Sakasaka cluster of schools, and the sample size was 453 t...

PERCEPTION OF TEACHERS ON HEADTEACHERS LEADERSHIP STYLES AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: A STUDY OF PUBLIC SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN TAMALE METROPOLIS

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the leadership styles of headteachers from the perspective of teachers and the implications of such leadership styles on the training and development needs of headteachers of senior high schools within the Tamale metropolis. This research employed a descriptive survey design to collect teachers' opinions of headteachers' leadership philosophies and their implications for training and development. The sample size was two hundred and sixty-two teachers....

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF DISCERNMENT OF PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL SYSTEM AT THE UNIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, DUNGU CAMPUS

This research project was set out to examine Administrative Staff discernment of performance appraisal system at the University for Development Studies, Dungu Campus. The review of existing literature included the management of performance appraisal system in organization. Quantitative and qualitative research approaches were used. The research designs used were survey and case study. Simple random and purposive sampling techniques were used. Questionnaires were used to collect data from Admi...

THE ROLE OF GHANA SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME ON ENROLMENT, ATTENDANCE, AND RETENTION AMONG SOME SELECTED SCHOOLS IN THE TAMALE METROPOLIS

The purpose of the study was to examine the role the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) has on enrolment, retention and attendance of children in some selected beneficiary Basic Schools in the Tamale Metropolis. Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) was introduced in the year 2005 as part of the government’s efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which is to reduce hunger and malnutrition among school pupils, increasing school enrolment, attendance, and retention at t...

USING REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF RECIDIVISTS IN TAMALE CENTRAL PRISONS IN THE NORTHERN REGION OF GHANA

In spite of the enormous efforts the Ghana government has made to reduce recidivism among ex-convicts, recidivism continues to increase in the country. The study thus aimed at using rehabilitation to reduce recidivism in Tamale Central Prison. The study used both purposive and random sampling procedures to select a sample size of 100 respondents who took part in the study. Data was collected by the use of questionnaires for both primary data and secondary data. The collected data was analysed...

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF GIRLS IN THE TOLON DISTRICT

This study investigated into the factors influencing girls’ academic performance with focus on the Tolon District Assembly in the northern region of Ghana. Parental support on children’s education in the district is poor, Particularly the girl- child. The main objective was to investigate into the factors influencing the academic performance of girls in the Tolon District. The specific objectives for this study identified the causes of poor academic performance of girls in the district, e...

CHILD STREETISM IN THE TAMALE METROPOLIS: EXPLORING POLICY OPPORTUNITIES TO ADDRESS THE MENACE

The purpose of this study was to explore on the phenomenon of child streetism in the Tamale Metropolis and also to find policy opportunities to address the menace. The study focused on finding out the factors that promote child streetism in the Tamale metropolis, the challenges facing street children in the Tamale etropolis, the strategies adopted by the street children to cope with the challenges of street life and also examining policies put in place to address the phenomenon of child stree...

FACTORS THAT ACCOUNT FOR DIFFERENCES IN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN BECE IN THE TAIN DISTRICT OF THE BONO REGION-GHANA

The study investigated factors that account for differences in academic performance between public and private junior high schools in Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Tain district. Views were sampled through administration of questionnaire to the head teachers, teachers, students and focus group discussion for parents. One- on - one interview was conducted with circuit supervisors and other educational workers. The study identified school environment factors, teacher fac...

CHALLENGES TO EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE IN SELECTED SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN SAGNARIGU DISTRICT IN NORTHERN REGION OF GHANA

The purpose of this study was to determine the challenges to effective teaching and learning of practical agriculture in Senior High Schools in Sagnarigu District in Northern Region of Ghana. It was also to assess the attitudes of community members, students and teachers towards Agricultural Science. A sample of 80 Agricultural Science students and 10 teachers that teach the subject in the three public senior high schools in the district were selected. Data were collected using one-on-one int...

ASSESSMENT OF THE PERCEPTIONS ON THE EFFECTS OF CYBERCRIME ON SENIOR HIGH STUDENTS IN TAMALE METROPOLIS: A CASE STUDY OF VITTING SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Background: Cybercrime refers to any crime or wrongdoing which is committed through the use of computer technology and internet to harm individuals and organizations. This crime cuts across all boarders and boundaries in the globe. It needs an inclusive approach by global cybersecurity organization and agencies to achieve success in the fight against cybercrime. This study aimed to assess cybercrime and its effects on students of vitting senior high school in the Tamale Metropolis of the Nort...

THE IMPACT OF MICRO FINANCE INSTITUTIONS ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION: A CASE STUDY OF BAWKU MUNICIPALITY

The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of micro finance institutions on poverty alleviation in the Bawku Municipality. The aim of the literature review was to analyse critically the existing knowledge on the impact of micro finance institutions on poverty alleviation.Qualitative research method was used employed in the study. Case study design was used. Purposive sampling technique was used to select twelve (12) community members from twelve different households in the Bawku Muni...

ASSESSING THE TRAINING OF TEACHERS ON SEX EDUCATION IN THE GUMANI/NYANSHEGU CIRCUIT IN THE SAGNARIGU DISTRICT

Most young people are ignorant about issues of their sexuality (Alter, 2002). Studies aimed at improving the understanding of young people about their sexuality have mostly been targeted at young people themselves. This study sought to find out how teacher training influences sex education in basic schools and how this contributes to improvement in the sexual attitude of young people. The study explored how sexuality education is taught in basic schools, the adequacy of training teachers rece...

EXAMINING THE INFLUENCE OF INTERACTIVE METHOD OF TEACHING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE TEACHERS AT THE EVANGELICAL PRESBYTERIAN BASIC SCHOOL AT SOGAKOFE

This study is aimed at examining the influence of Interactivemethodofteachingonthe performance of Science teachers at the Evangelical Presbyterian Basic School, Sogakofe. Fifty pupils were purposively sampled for the study. The nature of the study was conventional research. Nine Integrated Science teachers were selected for the research. Questionnaires were administered to respondents and data was collected. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data in terms of frequencies and char...

TRAINING TEACHERS ON THE USE OF DIENES MULTI-BASED BLOCKS TO TEACH BASIC SIX PUPILS PLACE VALUE AT NABULUGU D/A PRIMARY SCHOOL IN WESTMAMPRUSI DISTRICT

The researcher observed that most teachers do not teach with appropriate teaching and learning materials especially during Mathematics lessons. They undermine the value of Dienes Multi-Base resources and therefore, do not even take into consideration the type of TLMs to be used when planning their lessons. It is as a result of the above mentioned menace that has necessitated embarking on this research. The qualitative research design was adopted by the researcher for this study. The research ...

EXAMINING THE EFFECTS OF INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAMS ON NEWLY RECRUITED TEACHERS IN THE KPANDAI DISTRICT

The study assessed the “effects of induction training programme on newly recruited teachers in the Kpandai district northern region of Ghana”. Literature was reviewed. Areas that were taken into account includes Concept of induction training programme, Goals and Objectives of Induction Training Programme , Concept of newly recruited teacher induction training programme , Effects of induction training programme on newly recruited teachers and recommendations were made in regards to the fin...


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