Research Papers/Topics in Art Education

Student’s Academic Performance In Rural And Urban Primary Schools In Kakamega South District, Kenya

The main purpose of this study was to investigate students’ academic performance in rural and urban primary schools in Kakamega South district, Kenya. A comparison was done between various factors to establish reasons for the prevalent trend. Relevant literature was reviewed based on the study objectives. The study was based on descriptive survey method. A total of 12 head teachers and 120 students from 12 schools were interviewed. Questionnaires with both close and open ended question...

Factors affecting learning in primary schools in Kenya. A case ()f selected schools in ruiru educational zone. Thika district.

ABSTRACT A descriptive survey was undertaken lo examine the factors for learning in primary schools. It was conducted in Ruiru educational zone in Thika district. The following objectives guided the study. To examine the educational policies that affected learning in primary schools; to examine the school based/actors that influenced learning in prima,y schools and lo examine the home based factors that affect learners in primary schools. A questionnaire was designed and distributed to...

Causes Of School Drop Out In Selected Primary Schools Of Makindye Division, Kampala District Uganda

ABSTRACT The study was carried out to find out the factors responsible for school dropout in selected primary schools of Makindye division Kampala district which include Biotec primary school, Kisugu primary school, Kansanga Junior school, Bunga primary school and Good Will primary school with the aim of investigating the responsible factors for school dropouts in those schools, challenges they face as far as education is concerned and measures to solve the problem. The population s...

Educational barriers and academic performance of physically handicapped learners in bondo district, kenya.

ABSTRACT Comparatively the number of physically handicapped learners enrolled in the regular schools is still low yet every effort is being made to increase the number. The researcher wanted to find out whether various educational barriers hinder their academic achievements or not. In order to do this study the researchers embarked on a descriptive survey kind of research. He tested two variables that is educational barrier (attitudes, facirities teaching methods learning environment) ...

The effects of peer pressure on academic performance of pupils in oyam district. The case of iceme sub-county

AbstractThis chapter presents the background of the study, problem statement, purpose of the study, objectives of the study, research questions, scope of the study, significance of the study, limitations and conceptual frame work. Background. The education system introduce and left in Uganda by the colonialists was that which favors white color jobs. The formal western education was introduce to Africa where many schools were established by missionaries, such include the following among...

The effects of teachers attitude on students' academic performance: A case study of rongo division,

ABSTRACT The study sought to establish the effect of teachers conduct on students' academic performance and was driven by Four objectives: to establish the effect of teachers perception on students performance in Rongo division, to find out how the teachers emotions affect students performance in Rongo division, to establish how teachers behaviour affects students performance and to find out how teachers guidance affects students perfonnance. To achieve these objectives the researcher ...

Challenges Encountered By Teachers When Teaching Learners With Learning Difficulties In Kiabonyoru Zone, Ekerenyo Division, Nyamira North District Of Nyanza Province-Kenya

ABSTRACTChildren all over the world have varied rates of learning and development. While a mqjority of children learn or acquire knowledge quite spontaneously depending on the stimuli, a small number of them struggle to acquire knowledge even under the best teachers given to them. The reason advanced by many scholars is that they have some restraining elements within thems~ves that interfere with normal learning. Consequently they are described as having special things, and they pause th...

Challenges Of Role Play Teaching In Children Learning Centres-Case Study Of Mundika Township

ABSTRACT ['he purpose of this study was to investigate Teacher's Perception of Role of Play in :hildren Learning in ECD Centers Mundika Township Zone Busia District Kenya ,pecific Objectives of the study were to find out the available types of play and play naterials in ECD centers, to determine the teacher's perception about the role of play in !CD centers and to determine the role of teacher's in children play.The methods used for lata collection were questionnaires to the fifteen (15...

Effect Of Religion On The Academic Performance Of Students In Nakaloke Sub County, !Mba.Ale District

ABSTRACT The study was carried out to establish the impact of religion on the academic performance of students. The population in this study involved teachers and girls of the sampled schools in the sub county. The main instruments employed in this study were open and closed ended questionnaires and structured interview guides. This research paper is made up of the following major parts; Chapter one is the introductory part. It consists of the background information, statement of the ...

Causes of drug abuse in public secondary schools in Kenya: A case of wote division in makueni district, eastern province Kenya .

AbstractDrug Abuse is a problem World wide. It is a scourge that does not respect national boundaries, race, creed, level of education, age or economic status Use of drugs is as old as mankind and had been an integral part of each society. Man has been using substances from plants as medicines. When drugs are properly administered they are medicinal blessings to human beings. Man had basically all communities knew how to make alcohols. With onset of modem science we have seen refining a...

Child Abuse And Learner's Academic Performance In Public Primary Schools In Lare Location Njro District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study was carried out was to establish the effects of child abuse on pupil's academic performance in Primary Schools in Lare location, Njoro District in Kenya. The formulated objectives guided the study; to trace the prevailing form (){child abuse; to establish whether child abuse was a common practice in primary schools, to establish the relationship between child abuse and academic performance on learners. The researcher used a purposive sampling technique to pick on res...

Assessment Of Parents Support And Academic Performance Of The Mentally Retarded Children In Chepkoiyo Primary School, Kipsaina Zone, Kaplamai Division, Trans-Nzoia East District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study examined the effect of parent's involvement in education on the academic performance of the mentally retarded children in public primary schools of Kenya specifically the study intended to: determine whether cultural beliefs among the parents affects the enrolment of mentally retarded children in the zone; determine whether the parents teach their mentally retarded children adaptive skills; To establish whether the parents of mentally retarded children play their rol...

Students’ Leadership And Its Role In Promotion Of Discipline In Selected Secondary Schools In Kassanda Sub-County, Mubende District

ABSTRACT This study was conducted to establish the impact of students’ leadership on students’ discipline in secondayr schools in, Kasanda sub county Mubende District. The study particularly sought to find out the types of student leadership and their roles in schools, how to involve student leaders in schools and the effect of their involvement on the entire school system. The study was conducted through a descriptive cross sectional research design. Data was collected using questi...

Visual Impairements and Learning in an Inclusive Educational Setting. A Case of Selected Primary Schools in Kamasian Zone Kipkelion Division, Kipkelion District of Rift Valley Province, Kenya

ABSTRACT The impact of free pnmary education has been manifold and complex. The quality and magnitude of the programme has affected not only the normal visually fit pupil, but also the visually challenged learners in inclusive schools as well as the wider community and society. The study adopted a quantitative research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the problems and impact of free primary education on the quality of special education for the vis...

School Influence On The Learning Of Mathematics In Selected Primary Schools Komothai Location, Githunguri Division Kiambu District Kenya

ABSTRACT Mathematic is an important subject in ctmiculum it improves the ability of students to solve problems and communicate ideas in everyday life. Primary level it is a compulsory subject and is allocated more coverage hours in a week compared to other subjects. Performance of students in mathematics at Gathiru-ini Primary School and other parts of the country has been below average. This trend has persisted inspite of intervention measures taken to alleviate the problem. The object...


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