Research Papers/Topics in Adult Education

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Market Women at Takoradi Market Circle Towards Waste Management

ABSTRACT Effective management of waste has globally been a challenge, especially in most developing countries. With a rapid increase in population growth, urbanization, industrialization and change in consumers‟ pattern of living, waste generation has increased over time with limited resources of most governments to adequately manage such waste effectively. The effects are that waste are left uncollected and not properly disposed of which could breed an outbreak of diseases. The study thus ...

The Role Of Volta Rural Water Supply And Sanitation Project In Promoting Health And Hygiene Education In The Rural Areas Of The Volta Region

ABSTRACTThe Volta Region is faced with many health hazards that are brought about by the absence of safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, and an effective health education mechanism.This study aims at finding out the contributions of the Volta Rural Water Supply and Sanitation project to the promotion of health and hygiene education in the rural areas of the region.The study found out that in the area of community health, the project has made a significant impact on the people so f...

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...

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...

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...

Contribution Of School Physical Environment On Students ’academic Performance In Tanzanian Government Secondary Schools: A Case Of Ilala Municipal Council

ABSTRACT This study investigated the effects of school physical environment on students' academic performance in Tanzanian Government secondary schools. The study is built on the Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory by the Psychologist, Abraham Harold Maslow in 1943. This study employed qualitative approach with some aspects of quantitative data. Descriptive case study design wasused to generate data from 146 participants who responded through questionnaires, interviews, and focus group ...

Improving Learning Of Water Management For Economic Development: Efforts To Enhance Geography Learning In Tanzania Secondary Schools

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to identify, develop, test and observe learners’ learning through the related exemplary materials to improve teaching and learning of Water Management Education (WMED) in Geography in Tanzania secondary schools. The design and development of the materials was influenced by the fact that the current syllabus is competence based while the available materials do not enhance competence and lack learner’s relevant examples. Thus, there was a need to...

Perceptions of Primary School Head Teachers on Parents‟ Involvement in Children‟s Pre-primary education:A case of one Rural District in Iringa Region, Tanzania

Abstract Research on Parental involvement in children's Pre-primary education has proven to facilitate and improve the children's confidence, interest, behaviour and academic achievement in schools. This study examined the views of primary school head teachers on the parents‟ involvement in children‟s Pre-primary education in one rural district in Iringa Region, Tanzania. It was qualitative study in which consisted of 87 primary school head teachers. Data were collected through grou...

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...


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