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 in ...

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 and valu...

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

ABSTRACT The study focused on some basic factors contributing to the dropout of girls in primary schools of Boro division, Siaya district. It was across sectional survey which involved head teachers and teachers as respondents. Data was collected using questionnaires and interviews plus observation. The findings revealed that poverty, limited community mobilization, cultural factors, institutional factors and political factors contribute to girls dropout. There is need to adopt alternative st...

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 true b...

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

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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 of Bolo zone. Among the reaso...

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 Ministry ...

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 teach...

Assessment Of Errors Made By Secondary School Student’s That Influence Achievement In Solving Word Problems In Mathematics In Gatanga Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to analyze and establish the errors made by secondary school students that influence achievement in solving word problems in mathematics in Gatanga subcounty, Murang’a County, Kenya. The objectives of the study were to: establish the errors made by secondary school students; investigate the sources of these errors; identify the gender differences in the errors made and determine the methods used to remediate these errors in solving word problems in ma...

Access, Acquisition And Utilisation Of Basic Literacy Education As Determinants Of Life-Improvement Skills Of Rural Adult Learners In Oyo And Ondo States, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The need to expand adult learning programmes for individual in order to function has made the issues of access, acquisition and utilisation of basic literacy education germane in developing countries. Nigeria has been involved in various basic educational activities aimed at increasing access to literacy education for the enhancement of learners‘ daily living by establishing State Agencies for Adult and Non-Formal Education. However, there is a dearth of empirical studies that sho...

Labor Inspection Variables as Correlates of Decent Work Agenda in Extractive and Manufacturing Industries in Lagos and Ogun States, Nigeria

ABSTRACT  In response to daunting global challenges of quality of work life (QWL), the International Labour Organisation (ILO) initiated Decent Work Agenda (DWA), (suitable and productive working environment), to protect vulnerable employees and the working poor. Although previous studies have focused more on sweeping labour standards violations at work, they do not examine labour inspection (LI) system as a potent instrument for implementing DWA towards improving QWL. This study, therefore...

Radio Ownership, Programme Sponsorship and Language of Delivery as Predictors of Citizens’ Participation in Community Development Projects in Oyo and Ogun States, Nigeria

ABSTRACT Low communal and individual participation in community development (CD) programme has become worrisome to development planners and stakeholders. This situation has been attributed in part to inappropriate usage of the radio in mobilising the people for CD, though there are several studies on the use and importance of radio in development generally. This study, therefore, examined the extent to which radio ownership, programme sponsorship and language of delivery predicts citizens‟...

Manpower Systems Analysis As A Correlate Of Organizational/Management Effectiveness In Selected Industries In Nigeria.

MANPOWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AS A CORRELATE OF ORGAN ! SAT I ONAI,/MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS IN SELECTED INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT This study examined manpower systems analysis as a correlate of Organisational/Management effectiveness in randomly selected industries in Nigeria with a view to finding out the relationship between the ability to survive of a business concern and the efficiency with which it utilises its human resources. The descriptive survey research design was employed for th...

A Contingency Approach To Effective Management Of A Multi-Campus Institution Of Higher Technical Education

ABSTRACT This study set out to determine the effectiveness of contingency approach to the management of a multicampus institution of higher technical education in Nigeria. This was with a view to making policy recommendations for more effective management of the tertiary institutions in the Country. Based on the conceptual framework of the contingency approach to management, the study which was carried out before the creation of Osun State from Oyo State in 1991 covered a multicampus institut...

Psycho-Social Supports And Family Integration As Determinants Of Palliative Care Of Terminally-Ill Patients In University College Hospital, Ibadan Nigeria

ABSTRACT Orthodox medical practice has brought about access to diagnosis and modern healthcare through the palliative care system to treat the terminally-ill, thereby improving their quality of life. This treatment of the terminally-ill utilises medical diagnostic interventions with little or no consideration for psychosocial supports and family integration which are at the core of the palliative care system. This study, therefore, investigated the psychosocial supports (diversional, behavio...


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