Research Papers/Topics in Adult Education

The Effect Of Poverty And Attitude On Secondary School Education; The Case Of Othaya Divisionnyeri District Central Province Kenya

The research was principally descriptive involving both qualitative and quantitative techniques of data analysis. Stratified random sampling techniques were also used to select respondents for the study and total of130 respondents participated in the study. The main instruments for data collection were questionnaires, focused group discussions and faceto-face interviews were conducted. Data collected using questionnaires and a structured interview guide was analyzed using frequency counts...

The Role Of Religion In The Maintaining Of Society Norms And Values.A Case Study Of Lari Division In Kiambu District, Kenya

A descriptive and qualitative study was carried out about roles of religion in socializing the people. It sought to establish the roles played by religion in society. The study area was Lari Division in Kiambu, Kenya. The following objectives guided the study, to establish the extent to which religion has provided psychological support to the individuals; to find out how religion has created peace and stability in society; to find out how religion has helped to maintain society norms an...

Factors Contributing To The Dropout Of Girls In Primary Schools In Boro Division Siaya District

ABSTRACTThe study focused on some basic factors contributing to the dropoutof girls in primary schools of Boro division, Siaya district. It wasacross sectional survey which involved head teachers and teachers asrespondents. Data was collected using questionnaires and interviewsplus observation.The findings revealed that poverty, limited community mobilization,cultural factors, institutional factors and political factors contribute togirls dropout.There is need to adopt alternative stra...

Single Parenting And Its Influence On The Academic Acidevement Of Cidldren In The Selected Pr~Aryschoolsofnakuru District Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the academic performance of children living with single parents in Marigat Zone in Nakuru district, located in the Eastern side of Kenya. Specific Objectives of the study were: (1) To investigate the relationship between children living with single parents and poor performance, (2) Investigate the relationship between children living with single parents and emotional stress, (3) Investigate the relationship between children livin...

Teacher Motivation And How It Affects The Academic Performance Of Students In Kesses Division, Wareng District Kenya Of Uganda

ABSTRACT The study investigated the teacher motivation and how they affect the performance of students in Kesses Division Wareng district of Kenya. The objectives of the study were to investigate whether teacher transfer affects academic performance of students; determine whether teacher promotion affects the academic performance of students; determine whether increase of teacher's salary affects the academic performance of students. The methods used for data collection were questionna...

Factors Leading To The Poor Performance In Chemistry In Selected Secondary Schools Of Oyani Division, Uriri District Kenya

ABSTRACT The major purpose of the study was to determine Gender chemistry concepts' perception and its effects on academic performance of students in selected Secondary schools of Oyani Division, Uriri District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between girl's attitude and performance in chemistry, Investigate the relationship between teachers' attitudes and girls' performance in chemistry, Determine the relationship between the curriculum a...

Social economic factors and academic peerformance of form four students in st. Annes kiboko secondary school makueni district kenya

ABSTRACT In summary my research was investigating how social economic factors, positively or negatively affect academic performance. The research was carried out in Makueni District Kenya between the month of January ( 2007) to March 2007. My respondents were form four students of St. Annes Kiboko secondary school. Other researchers have also researched on relationship between social economic factors and academic performance. This is what made me to decide to find out whether this was...

Impact Of High Drop-Out Rate Among Girls In Secondary Schools In Kasipul Division Rachuonyo District Kenya

Table of ContentsPageTittle Page ..........................................................................................•.......... iDeclaration ............................................................................................ .iiDedication ............................................................................................. .iiiAcknowledgements ................................................................................. .ivTable of Contents .........................

Reasons For Poor Performance Of Girls In Science In Primary Schools In Nyanza Province: A Case Study Of Bolo Zone, West Nyakach Division, Nyakach District

Abstract This research was about reasons for poor performance of girts in science in primary schools. This study was guided by three objectives; to identify reasons for poor performance, to suggest measures to improve the performance of pupils, to find out pupils attitude towards science. The study was descriptive were purposive sampling was used to select the population. Using this sampling technique, 40 respondents were chosen to represent the whole population o...

The Academic Performance Of Girl Child In Primary Schools In Eldoret West District, Soy Division, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study looked at assessing the performance of girl child education in selected primaryschools in Eldoret west district, Kenya.There are direct and opportunity costs of education which has strong negative effects onfemale educational opportunities. The purpose of this study was to assess the factorsinfluencing performance of girl child education in relation to access, participation andcompletion rates in Eldoret west district.The study sought to bring out the current state of k...

The Effects of Peer Tutoring on Seventh-grade Students’ Learning in Science

Peer tutoring is a common instructional strategy used in classrooms. This study focused on the effects that peer tutoring has on students of the novice group. The effect of peer tutoring was compared based on the score of pretest and posttest to those of the control group. At the end of the tutoring session, the satisfaction of the students was accessed by administering questionnaires. Hence, this is a mix-mode research where survey questionnaire and class tests score has been used....

Enhancing Class IX Students Participantion in Group Work in Chemistry

This action research has investigated ways to enhance students’ participation in group work in chemistry. It is observed that Bhutanese students participate minimally in group activities especially in science. Most Bhutanese students shy away from participating or interacting in the classroom. To enhance participation and interaction, the curriculum experts developed the curriculum considering the need of every students in Bhutan in science. Research in Bhutan found out that heter...

Determinants Of Students Poor Performance In Chemistry In Public Secondary Schools Of Kwale County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study intended to isolate the determinant factors for persistent poor performance of students in chemistry in Kwale County in the Kenya certificate of secondary education (KCSE). Data available indicates that performance of students in chemistry in KCSE has continued to be poor over the years. The poor performance both at the County and national level in chemistry persists from the pre to post interventions measures administered by the Government of Kenya through the M...

The influence of low-cost boarding primary schools on access and retention in arid and semi arid lands: A case of pomelo division; Turkan county-Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study examined the extent at which the introduction of low-cost boarding schools (initiated as one of the recommendations of the Sessional paper no.1 of 2005) has been effective in accelerating enrollment and retention rates in ASAL primary schools, since pupils in these schools are affected with unique problems such as, long distance to schools, insecurity, a nomadic lifestyle and high poverty levels. This study investigated issues and challenges facing these schools and ...

Challenges Facing Teachers In Utilizing Instructional Resources When Teaching Mathematics In Public Secondary Schools In Nairobi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT It has been observed that mathematics teachers rarely utilize a wide variety of instructional media as expected from their pre-service and in-service training (Oirere, 2008). There was need to establish the challenges these teachers faced in utilizing instructional resources. This study sought to find; i) the challenges facing mathematics teachers in utilizing instructional resources in teaching the subject in Nairobi County ii) the status of in-service training of mathematics ...


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