Research Papers/Topics in Art Education

The Contribution Of Zanzibar Teachers‟ Union In Enhancing Teachers‟ Professional Development: A Case Of Magharibi “A” District In Zanzibar

ABSTRACT This study examined the contribution of Zanzibar Teachers‟ Union in enhancing teachers‟ professional development, a case of Magharibi “A‟ District in Zanzibar. It covered three objectives: One was to examine the kind of support that ZATU provides to enhance teachers professional development, two was to examine stakeholders‟ perceptions towards the roles of ZATU in promoting teachers professional development and finally to explore the constraints that ZATU is facing i...

The Influence Of Using Social Media Networks On Students’ Academic Performance: A Case Of The University Of Dodoma

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of using social media networks on students’ academic performance at the University of Dodoma. Specifically, the study was geared to investigate the extent to which the university students have knowledge on the use of social media in academic activities, examine the impacts of the use of social media on students’ academic performance and identify the strategies for enhancing the use of social media on students’ aca...

Patterns Of The Classroom Interactions In Teaching And Learning Geography In Tanzanian Secondary Schools The Case Study Of Dodoma Municipality

ABSTRACT Interaction between teacher and students is an essential part of teaching and learning geography. Perhaps few studies have been carried out regarding classroom interactions in Tanzania on this vital aspect of teaching and learning geography. This study intended to investigate the patterns of classroom interactions in teaching and learning geography in Tanzanian secondary schools in Dodoma Municipality. To do this, 30 geography teachers were selected using purposive random sampl...

Teachers’ Strategies For Development Of Problem Solving Skills Among Preschoolers In Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania

ABSTRACT This study examined teachers‟ instructional strategies‟ for development of problem solving skills among pre-primary school children aged 5-6 years situated in four public pre-primary schools in Kilimanjaro region; particularly two in Rombo district, and two in Mwanga. Data collection and interpretation were guided by cognitive developmental (Piaget, 1963) and social cultural theories (Vygotsky, 1978). From the theories and literatures underpinning the study; a conceptual mo...

Leadership Styles Of Secondary School Heads: Teachers’ Perceptions - A Case Of Kondoa District

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the leadership styles practiced by secondary school heads working in Kondoa District. Specifically, the study aimed at understanding how Kondoa District secondary school teachers perceived the way their heads apply Situational Leadership (SL) styles. Four research questions guided the study: (1) How do school heads understand leadership styles? (2) What are the SL styles employed by the school heads as perceived by the teachers? (3) What...

Strengthening Teachers’ Competence For English Language Learning In Secondary Schools In Tanzania

ABSTRACT The study explored the current challenges in English Language learning in Tanzanian secondary schools and developed a school-based professional development programme (SB-PDP) as an intervention to address the challenges observed. The study began with a baseline study in which the current English Language syllabus for O-level secondary education, schemes of work, and lesson plans which teachers prepare and use during lesson preparations were analyzed. The aim was to establish t...

The Influence Of Parental Guidance On Children’s Sexual Behaviour A Case Study Of Windhoek

Abstract This study is based mainly on quantitative data collected from 347 school children in grades 8, 9 and 10 from three high schools in Windhoek, Namibia. Three schools were randomly selected which represented different scales of fees - low, medium, high – which reflects the range of financial background of the pupils. The study also used qualitative data collected from seven counsellors and social workers from different government and NGOs in Windhoek. The major objective of the...

Strukturelle Veränderungen In Der Deutschen Sprache In Namibia: Eine Untersuchung Anhand Von Texten Aus Der Allgemeinen Zeitung

ABSTRACT This study titled Structural changes observed in the German language as used in Namibia: A study on the basis of texts from the Allgemeinen Zeitung analyses and examines the structural changes in German Language as it is used in Namibia. The German language found its way to Namibia during the German colonial times (1884 – 1915). After independence in 1990, English became the sole official language of Namibia. Nowadays, Namibia is a multilingual country, in which German, Afrik...

School mapping: factors to consider when carrying out school mapping exercise.

In any school mapping exercise, certain factors should be taken into consideration. This article explains some of these factors.

Factors Responsible For The Declining Standard Of Secondary Education In Maru Local Government Area Zamfara State

ABSTRACT The research study investigated and identified the factors responsible for the declining standard of Secondary Education in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state. A self developed questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection. It was discovered that in adequate number of qualified teachers and professional teachers is responsible for the declining standard of education. Other factors are: Lack of proper guidance to the students by the concerned authority o...

Evaluation Of The Extension Services Of The Ministry Of Agriculture In Promoting Sorghum Production In Ponyentanga Area Of Wa District

ABSTRACT This study is a field survey. Its concerns have been to find out the work of the extension services department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in Ponyentanga area in promoting Sorghum cultivation. The study looked at the way farmers in the Ponyentanga area were equipped and influenced with the relevant knowledge, information and attitude towards improved farming practices. The study critically examined the method of educating farmers by frontline extensi...

The Role Of Supervision In The Development Of Primary Education (A Case Study Of Some Selected Primary Schools In Sokoto Metropolis

ABSTRACT In this research project, an attempt was made by the researcher to find out the role of supervision in the development of primary education in some selected schools within sokoto metropolis. Simple and sampling technique research designing was adopted in the study. The instrument was questionnaires for head masters and the teachers in the area of the study to obtain their responses on the subject matter. The responses obtain by the researchers indicate that one of the important...

The Menace Of Almajiri System Of Education In Sokoto, A Case Study Of Sokoto South Local Government

BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Hausa word Almajiri (Plural Almajirai) is derived from the Arabic Almajiri (Plural Almuhajirun) which means one of the companions of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) who accompanied him from Mecca to Medinah during his Hijira (Migration). The Arabic word Almuhajir, therefore had a special religious connotation in the early period in Islam. It meant a scholar who migrated from his home to another community in search of knowledge. Up to date a pupil undergoing Islamic...

The Influence Of Socio-Economic Status On Career Aspiration Among Senior Secondary School Students In Sokoto Metropolis

Abstract This research is on the assessment of the influence of socio-economic status on career aspiration among Senior Secondary School Students in Sokoto metropolis. This study was on some selected secondary schools in Sokoto metropolis. The study is descriptive in nature and uses Child’s Vocational Awareness Questionnaire (CVAQ) on students for career aspiration findings. A total number of one hundred (100) students responded to the instrument. Contrary to the research, it was rev...

The Impact Of Guidance And Counseling Services On Students Academic Performance And Career Choice In Selected Secondary Schools Of Sokoto Metropolis

Abstract The research was undertaken to justify the effectiveness or otherwise of counseling services in sokoto metropolis, the research method used in this research is descriptive survey research method. The population of this research consists of students of secondary schools in Sokoto metropolis these schools consist of boarding, day and private schools. The samples of four (4) schools were selected within Sokoto metropolis and the sample of fifty (50) students were collected from e...


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