Research Papers/Topics in Arts and Social Sciences Education

The Effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on the Operation of Private Schools: Kamukuzi Division, Mbarara City

ABSTRACTThe occurrence of COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda in March 2020 left education in a worrying situation due to the lockdown imposed by the government on all education institutions from nursery to higher institutions. Although both public and private education institutions were closed to limit the spread of covid-19 pandemic, the pandemic greatly affected the private institutions which were largely depending on the learners as their main source of income. The purpose of this study was to e...

ALCOHOL ABUSE

The study investigated impact of alcohol intake on students’ academic performance in second cycle schools . It also assessed the prevalence rate of substance use among second cycle students and awareness level of the students on the perceived effects of alcohol intake on their academic performance. The sample comprised of hundred(100)students selected using simple random sampling technique. A questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. The results revealed high prevalence o...

Population Growth and Economic Growth 2000-2013 In Uganda

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to establish the Effect of population growth rate on Economic growth. The study adopted a cross sectional design which was quantitative and qualitative in nature. It involved descriptive and analytical research designs. The data was tested for reliability, analyzed using statistical package were presented basing on the study objectives. The results revealed a significant negative Effect of population on Economic growth. This means that high levels of popu...

Adoption Of Cleaner Production For Achieving Sustainable Industrial Development In Tobacco Industries: A Case Study Of British American Tobacco, Uganda.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDEDICATIONTABLE OF CONTENTS iiiCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Definitions of key words/terms 11.1.1 Sustainable development-Sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of.. 11.1.2 Sustainable industrial development 11.1.3 Cleaner production in manufacturing industries 11.2 Tobacco growing in Uganda 21.3 Background to the study 31.4 Statement of the problem 51.5 General Objective 61.6 Specific objectives 61.7 Research Questions 61.8 Scope ...

Single Parenting And Faivhly Welfare In Narumoru Division In Nanyuki To"Vn Council

This study was undertaken to investigate the correlation between single parenting and family welfare in Narumoru Division in Nanyuki Town Council. This was after the realization that over the years, the number of single parents in Kenya is on the rise. The specific objectives of the study were: to establish the causes of single parenting, and to find out the effects of single parenting on family welfare. The research design took the form of case study of Narurnuru Division in Nanyuki Town cou...

The Challenges Faced By Teachers Teaching Children With Mental Reta~Dation In Masimba Division, Masaba, District Of Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION ................................................................................................................ i DEDICATION ................................................................................................................... ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................... iii TABLE OF CONTENTS ...........................................................................................

Effectiveness Of Democratic Leadership Style And Primary School Teachers’ Work Morale In Tanzania The Case Of Kiteto District

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of democratic leadership style and primary school teachers‘ work morale in Tanzania. The study conducted in Manyara region in Kitto district. Cross-section design with a mixed approach was used. Interviews, questionnaires, focus group discussion and documentary are tools used to gather information. Also simple random sampling and purposive sampling were used. The sample comprised of 70 respondents from five categories....

The Influence Of Internet-Enabled Phone Uses On Secondary School Students’ Academic Achievements In Dodoma City

ABSTRACT This study assessed how the use of internet-enabled phone influences academic achievement of secondary students in Dodoma City. Specifically, the study aimed at determining the prevalence, analyzing the major use and assessing the influence of internet-enabled phone on academic achievement among secondary school students in Dodoma city. The study used mixed research approach and was conducted through cross-sectional survey design. The data were collected using questionnaire and inte...

Indiscipline Behaviour Among Teachers In Tanzanian Public Secondary Schools A Case Study Of Bariadi Town Council

ABSTRACT Indiscipline behaviour among teachers has been reported in both developed and developing countries. It is obvious these teachers indiscipline behaviour affects teaching and learning process and school administration. The purpose of this study was to investigate teacher‟s indiscipline behaviour, the grounds and influences in public secondary schools in Bariadi Town Council. The study was mainly a mixed approach. It was basically a phenomenology research design conducted in four pub...

Influences Of Gender Towards Career Maturity Among Secondary School Students In Zanzibar: A Case Of Magharibi District

ABSTRACT This study investigated influences of gender towards career maturity among secondary school students in Zanzibar: A case of Magharibidistrict. Participants of this study were obtained through stratified random as well as purposive random sampling techniques. Total sample of the current study comprised of 124 participants whereby 20 were teachers, 20 were parents and 84 were students related to public secondary schools.Moreover, the study employed an ethnographic design.Data were col...

Health Promotion In Public Primary Schools In Tanzania: Effectiveness And Impact

ABSTRACT This study examined on health promotion in public primary schools in Tanzania: Its‘ effectiveness and impact. The study employed mixed approach where both quantitative and qualitative were used. Furthermore, the study employed crosssectional research design in data collection whereby the study employed social reconstruction theory by Albert Schultz (1932). Data were collected from 70 respondents through questionnaires, FGDs, interviews, Documentary review, and Observation tool. De...

Shadow Education In Tanzania: Observation From Preschools In Ludewa District

ABSTRACT This study focused on the investigation of shadow education in preschools in Tanzania. The study sought to cover the following objectives: To explain the magnitude of shadow education among preschool pupils. It’s also, identified factors influencing the demand for shadow education among preschool pupils and to explore stakeholders’ perception on shadow education for preschool pupils in Tanzania. A mixed method approach was employed during data collection (Qualitative and Quantit...

The Prevalence And Effects Of Sports Betting On The Behaviors Of Secondary School Students In Tanzania: The Case Of Dodoma City Council

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence and effects of sports betting on the behaviors of secondary school students in Tanzania: The case of Dodoma City Council. Specifically the study focused on; determining the prevalence of sports betting; identifying the inspiration of sports betting; assessing the effects of sports betting on students’ behaviors; and establishing the copping strategies to be used to curb the sports betting epic in secondary school students. Th...

Head Teachers In The Context Of Monitoring Teaching And Learning: The Case Of Selected Public Primary Schools In Kondoa District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT This study intended to examine the role of HT in the context of monitoring teaching and learning in primary school in Kondoa district. The study was mainly qualitative and supported by some elements of quantitative data. Data collection methods included interview, questionnaires and documentary review. The study used a crosssection research design. Samples were drawn using purposive and cluster sampling techniques that yielded; 6 primary schools, 6 HT, 6 AT, 12 teachers, DEO and CDS...

Strategies For Motivating Teachers In Tanzanian Rural Public Ordinary Secondary Schools: A Case Of Ushetu Council In Kahama District

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to investigate the strategies employed by heads of schools for motivating teachers used in rural public secondary schools in Tanzania. The study was conducted in Ushetu Council, where by 8 rural public ordinary level secondary schools were selected. The study involved 51 respondents where 32 were classroom teachers, 8 were academic masters, 8 were heads of the respective schools, 2 school inspectors and 1 Secondary District Officer. The study used probabili...


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