Research Papers/Topics in Adult Education

An Investigation Into The Challenges Faced By Those Infected With Hiv At Birth, The Support Systems Available To Them And Their Effectiveness: Case Study Mashonaland West Province.

ABSTRACTChildren born with HIV survive with the pain and fears that come with it. They face many challenges some of which may even be life threatening. This therefore, requires them to have a clear understanding of their status and an effective and reliable support system so that they can effectively deal with these challenges. Mashonaland West Province is one of the Provinces with the highest HIV prevalence, prostitution, early marriages and pregnancies, hence this research intends to better...

Domestic Violence: Understand, Experiences And Perceptions Of Adult Education Students At A Selected State University In Zimbabwe.

ABSTRACTThe focus of this research was on exploring the phenomenon of domestic violence perpetrated by men towards women. The research was inspired by the increasing incidences of women at State Universities and Zimbabwe as a whole who are being abused by men and therefore sought to get an understanding of the dynamics and trends of the phenomenon. The descriptive research design was used in order to describe the situation of domestic violence that is perpetrated by men on their spouses and p...

An Investigation into Socio Economic Effects Caused by the Closure of Companies: A Case Study of ZISCOSTEEL.

ABSTRACTThis study‟s main focus area was to investigate the socio- economic effects of company closures. This research study is based on the background of numerous company closures across the globe and in Zimbabwe. Data was collected from the workers, company management, social services, nurses, police, councilors and teachers. Interviews and questionnaires were employed in the collection of data. The collected data was examined and interpreted. The study found out the majority of skilled w...

Implementation of Health Education to Psychiatric Patients Towards Promotion of Quality of Life: A Case of St joseph Central Hospital.

ABSTRACT This study sought to explore the implementation of health education to psychiatric patients in St Joseph Central Hospital in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province. A purposive sample of thirty participants from St Joseph Central Hospital out of a total of two hundred and fifty seven health care professionals who deliver health education to psychiatric patients was used. The qualitative research approach was employed in conducting the study. Thirty health care professionals were in...

The Impact Of Nutrition Gardens On People Living With Hiv And Aids In Mutare North

ABSTRACT HIV and AIDS have devastated many lives in various ways including nutrition deficiency but nutrition gardens can provide a rock solid solution to nutrition problems of PLWHA. Identified problems include frequent illness which are nutrition related, failure to send children to school, inability to sustain the general needs of families and failure to contribute to community development meaningfully. Data was collected from nutrition garden participants, city council officials, NG...

An Investigation Into Problems Which The Girl Child Faces When She Drops Out Of School: A Case Study Of Gutu District Gona Cluster

ABSTRACT The girl child is still facing serious challenges after dropping out of school. To gain an insight on the problem, the study sought to investigate the problems faced by the girl child after dropping out of school. In carrying out the study, the problems faced by the girl child, implications after dropping out, policies in place for retention girls in school, as well as the possible solutions were explored. From the review of literature on school dropout in relation to the girl...

An investigation into level of preparedness to ebola virus disease in zimbabwe. A case study of tsholotsho district hospital.

ABSTRACT The study was carried out to investigate level of preparedness of Zimbabwe to Ebola Virus Disease. Tsholotsho District Hospital was the study site. A case study design was used. A sample size of 20 health care workers was used as study participants. Stratified random sampling was used to select study participants. Questionnaires were used to collect data. The study findings revealed that health care workers have limited knowledge on Ebola disease. The health care workers are not...

Challenges Faced in The Use of Fieldtrips in The Teaching And Learning of History at Ordinary Level in gwanda South District.

ABSTRACT There are several methods of teaching that can be used in the teaching and learning of History at Ordinary Level. Field work activities in History present students with a chance to interact with the physical and human environment and try to draw relationships between the two. An understanding of these interaction creates an awareness of how human being should interact and draw future conclusions. Fieldwork presents the chance to interact and understand the relationships and pro...

An Investigation Into The State Of Preparedness And Response Capacities Of The Zaka Communities To Cholera Outbreaks

Abstract A qualitative study to determine the capacity of rural communities in emergency preparedness and response for cholera emergencies was carried out in three wards of Zaka rural district. The vulnerability of communities to health disasters warranted the need to explore the cholera preparedness of the Zaka communities. A descriptive survey was used in the study. Household interviews were conducted on forty (46) respondents, four (4) Key informants from the two (2) rural health cen...

An Investigation Into The Challenges That Are Being Faced In The Use And Teaching Of Computers In Schools: A Case Of Six Secondary Schools In Chihota District Mashonaland East Province, For T

ABSTRACTThis study sought to find out the challenges being faced in the use and teaching of computers in secondary schools in Chihota District, Zimbabwe. Six secondary schools in the Chihota rural area participated in the study. Questionnaires and interviews were used as research instruments. Literature related to the topic was reviewed in Chapter Two in order to get an insight on the topic so as to develop a framework upon which findings were based. The findings revealed that there were prob...

An Investigation Of The Factors Contributing To Limited Growth In Youth Informal Sector Businesses In Masvingo Province: A Case Study Of Zaka District

ABSTRACTThis study was a contribution to the limited literature and knowledge on the performance of the rural informal sector businesses. The study sought to conduct an investigation of the factors contributing to limited growth in youth informal sector businesses in Masvingo Province: A Case Study of Zaka District. The study was motivated by the understanding that the informal sector was viewed as having great potential for employment creation and driving economic development. The investigat...

An investigation into the causes of Understaffing of Registered Nurses in Mission Hospitals: A case for Mashoko Mission Hospital

ABSTRACTThe study presents an informative investigation on the understaffing of nurses in missionhospitals a case for Mashoko Mission hospital. The purpose of the study was to determine thecause, effects and solutions to understaffing of nurses. Literature review was done on globalperspective, continental regional zeroing to Mashoko Mission hospital, where understaffingof nurses was discovered to be a chronic health personnel problem. The causes, and solutionsproved to be different with conti...

Factors Contributing To The Poor Performance In English At Ordinary Level In Rural Schools In Umguza District

ABSTRACTThe research study sought to find the factors contributing to poor performance in English atordinary level in rural schools in Umguza district. Qualitative research design was used. It enabledthe researcher to look at various aspects of the study in their natural setting. Purposive samplingwas used to select school heads, English teachers and ordinary level pupils who participated in thestudy. The researcher used interview and observation guides as well as document analysis togenerate...

A baseline study of issues and challenges playing out on teachers in the implementation of the new grade 3 science and technology curriculum at four Primary Scools in Chitungwiza District.

ABSTRACTThis study sought to investigate the issues and challenges playing out on teachers in the implementation of the new grade 3 science and technology curriculum. Further, the study sought to establish the nature of the challenges and how they can be overcome. In order to better illustrate a more detailed picture of the challenges playing out on teachers in implementing the new curriculum, a mixed method research design was implemented where data was collected using both qualitative and q...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CHALLENGES FACED BY PUPILS IN COMPOSITION WRITING AT ‘O’ LEVEL: A STUDY OF THREE SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KADOMA URBAN AREA

ABSTRACTThe study sought to investigate the challenges faced by pupils in composition writing at OrdinaryLevel and to identify possible causes and solutions to the challenges in three secondary schoolsin Kadoma urban area. The researcher employed the descriptive survey method. In this study 14teachers and one hundred and twenty pupils were the sample. Three hundred and sixtycomposition exercise books from the three secondary schools were the documents analysed. Thequestionnaire, the document ...


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