Research Papers/Topics in Art Education

In-Service Training On 3rs In Tanzania: The Case Of Mtuu-3rs Programme In Kitangali Tc

ABSTRACTProblems existing in primary education demand for an in-service programme on 3Rs. The study aimed at investigating MTUU-3Rs in-service programme so as to get lessons that can be used for solving 3Rs problems. The MTUU-3Rs or ‗KKK‖ was an in-service training programme which started in the 1970s aiming at helping primary school teachers acquire skills in teaching basic literacy and numeracy. The research work involved examining the key characteristics of the programme, finding out i...

Examining The State Of Science Teaching In Preprimary Schools In Dodoma Municipality; Tanzania

ABSTRACTThis study examined the state of science teaching in pre-primary schools in DodomaMunicipality, Tanzania. The study employed mainly a qualitative approach, withsome quantification of specific phenomena. It utilized a case study design focusingon ten pre-primary schools in Dodoma Municipality and guided by the Context,Input, Processes and Products model. There were 50 informants sampled purposively(school heads =10; teachers=10; parents=10; and pupils=20). Data were collectedthrough ob...

Effectiveness Of Motivation Strategies In Teaching And Learning Among Teachers In Public Secondary Schools In Dodoma, Tanzania

ABSTRACTThis study examined the effectiveness of motivation strategies of teachers in teaching and learning in the Public secondary schools in Tanzania. The study was guided by three specific objectives namely: Identify the motivational strategies used to promote teaching and learning among teachers in public secondary schools in Dodoma city; to assess the effectiveness of the strategies used to promote motivation in teaching and learning among teachers in public secondary schools in Tanzania...

Teacher-Parent Partnership In Enhancing Student’s Academic Performance: A Case Of Selected Community Secondary Schools In Tunduru District, Tanzania

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study, was to find out the extent to which partnership between teachers and parents, could enhance an academic performance of students in secondary schools in Tanzania, with a reference to Tunduru District. Four community secondary schools and 90 respondents were involved in the study, categorized into 4 heads of schools, 2 DSEOs, 4 WECs, 20 teachers, 20 parents and 40 students. Respondents and schools were selected through a random sampling and purposive sampling....

Assessment Of The Implementation Of Learnercentered Teaching Approaches In Secondary Schools In Tanzania: A Case Of Bahi District

The purpose of this study was to assess the implementation of learner-centeredteaching approach (LCTA) in Tanzanian rural secondary schools. The specificobjectives were: to determine teachers‟ and students‟ perceptions on theimplementation of Learner-Centered Teaching Approaches in secondary schools; toidentify the strategies used by teachers in implementing Learner-Centered TeachingApproach in rural secondary schools and lastly was to find out the constraintshindering the implementation ...

Issues In Provision Of Pre-Primary Education In Tanzania: A Situation Analysis Of Selected Government Pre-Primary Schools In Arusha Region

ABSTRACTThis study focused on exploring issues in provision of pre-primary education inTanzania. The specific objectives of the study were to assess the current practices inthe provision of pre-primary education in Tanzania, investigate the challenges thatencounter provision of pre-primary education in Tanzania and then suggestappropriate strategies toward provision of pre-primary education in Tanzania. Thestudy used both qualitative and quantitative paradigms in data collection and dataanaly...

Observations Onteaching Practices Based Among UDOM Student Teachers: Experiences And Way Forward

Abstract This paper reports the findings of a study that was conducted in Moshi Urban secondary schools in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. The study observed the student-teachers from the University of Dodoma (UDOM) during their 2017/2018 Teaching Practice (TP) to establish their common mistakes during classroom teaching, determine reasons behind such teaching mistakes and suggest possible solutions to improve the preparation of teachers as well as teaching and learning practices. In all, 69 un...

The Relationship Between Leadership Styles Demonstrated By School Heads And Students’ Academic Achievement In Community-Based Secondary Schools: A Case Of Musoma District

ABSTRACTThis study examined the relationship between leadership styles demonstrated byschool heads and students‟ academic achievement in community-based secondaryschools in Tanzania. The objectives of this study were: (1) To explore dominantleadership style demonstrated by school heads in community-based secondaryschools in Tanzania.(2) To examine students‟ difference in academic achievement inrelation to leadership styles demonstrated by school heads in community-basedsecondary schools.T...

The Role Of Parents In Influencing Academic Perfomance Among Community Secondary Schools In Tanzania: A Case Of Mbozi District

ABSTRACTThis study aimed at investigating the role of parents on influencing academicperformance in community secondary schools. The reason behind doing this studywas the persistence of two ways traffic blames between parents and teachers. Parentshave been blaming teachers because their children fail examinations withoutknowing that even them are also responsible in the performance of their children.The study was done in Mbozi District in Songwe Region. The approach used toundertake this stud...

Conflicts Management Strategies Used Between Heads Of Schools And Teachers In Secondary Schools: A Case Of Kondoa District

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to explore the strategies used in conflict management between the heads of secondary schools and teachers in secondary schools in Kondoa District. The objectives of the study were: to find out the major sources of conflicts between heads of secondary schools and teachers, to identify effective conflict management strategies that are used in resolving conflicts between heads of secondary schools and teachers and, to examine the challenges encountered in th...

Exploring The Influence Of Cultural Factors On Primary School Pupils’ Drop Out In Tanzania: A Case Of Mpwapwa District, Dodoma Region

ABSTRACTThis study explored the influence of cultural factors on the primary schools pupils‟drop out in Mpwapwa District, in Dodoma Region. The study is mainly qualitativewith some elements of quantitative approach. It was guided by Ecological Systemtheory developed by Urie Bronfenbrenner in 1979. Data were collected throughinterviews, questionnaires and documentary review. The cross section researchdesign was used to guide the study. Samples were drawn using simple random andpurposive samp...

An Assessment Of The Status Of Environmental Ethics Teaching In Tanzanian Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Mvomero And Kilosa Districts

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to assess the status of environmental ethics teaching in Tanzanianprimary schools. Four objectives guided the study namely to: (i) Examine theaccessibility of the environmental ethics content in the environmental education contentfor primary school curriculum, (ii) determine teachers‟ understanding of the ethicaldimensions in the teaching of environmental education, (iii) examine the transformingpotential of the teaching and learning strategies and (iv) deter...

The Use Of Mobile Phones To Enhance Teaching And Learning Processes In Secondary Schools In Tanzania: A Case Of Selected Secondary Schools In Mbarali District – Mbeya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the use of mobile phones to enhance teaching and learning processes in secondary schools in Tanzania. The study was guided by the following objectives: investigating learning opportunities that students can benefit from using mobile phones in learning processes, Examine the applicability and the possible problems of using mobile phones as a way to support learning in secondary schools and find out challenges related to the use of mobile pho...

Sports Participation In Relation To Academic Achievement Of Form Four Students: A Case Of Dodoma City, Tanzania

ABSTRACTThis study assessed sports participation in relation to academic achievement of formfour students and suggests possible ways of improving academics through sports.The study mostly used quantitative supplemented by qualitative approach. Promotingachievement through sport theory guided this study using the participants selectedfrom the five schools in Dodoma City. A total of 290 respondents from differentcategories were involved in the investigation. Data were collected through intervie...

Influence Of Educational Management Practices On Teachers’ Turnover In Selected Community Secondary Schools: The Case Of Kyela District

ABSTRACTThis study has investigated the Influence of Educational Management Practices on Teachers Turnover in Selected Community Secondary Schools in Kyela District. The study was guided by Human Relations Theory. The study employed both quantitative and qualitative methods. Using simple random and purposive sampling a total sample of 77 respondents took part in the study. Data were obtained through unstructured interview and structured questionnaire. Qualitative data from interviews were sub...


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