Arts and Social Sciences Education Research Papers/Topics

UNESCO and Education Needs for Sub-Saharan Africa at a Global Age

Description: A Research Report by Kihara Elizabeth M., Submitted to the school of Humanities and Social Sciences in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Masters of Arts in International Relations

The Associations Between Stressful Life Events and Depression among Students in a University in Botswana

Depression is common among university students and often impacts their career development and health. Stressful life events might be associated with depression but remain to be studied among young adults, especially in non-Western settings. Depression and stressful life events were assessed in 304 students at a university in Botswana (M = 21.56, standard deviation = 1.86) using the 21-item Beck’s Depression Inventory (BDI) and the 26-Item Social Readjustment Rating Scale. Regression models ...

Perception on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Relative to Pupils Attendance in Schools in Marsabit District

ABSTRACT The state of life and education in the inter —ethnic clash prone area in relation to provision of education in Marsabit district is so pathetic and deplorable, that some measures should be put in place for these children to grow, develop and learn like any other children where this culture of ethnicity is non existent. The researcher was guided by the following specific objectives: To determine the perception on inter-ethnic conflict by the peace committee in regard to causes, solu...

EFFECT OF RETRENCHMENT ON THE MORALE OF WORKERS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION

Retrenchment has become a popular method of boosting organisation performance. Although retrenchments are rapidly being used as part of normal management strategies, their effectiveness in boosting performance is unknown. Retrenchment is typically used to improve organisational performance by enhancing productivity, lowering expenses, and gaining a competitive edge. In some cases, retrenchments have shown to be helpful in achieving these goals. However, a growing number of studies appear to i...

FACTOR AFFECTING THE PERFORMANCE OF LOCAL NON- GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION IN AMHARA REGIONAL STATE: THE CASE OF SOUTH WOLLO ZONE

ABSTRACTSThe LNGOs sector in Ethiopia has made enormous contributions to the development process. LNGOs are in all development sectors of the economy providing basic services that include education, economic employment, environment, and natural resource conservation, agriculture, health, training and credit facilities, technical co-operation, training, and awareness. However, some problems reveal a clear gap between the values that LNGOs espouse and what actually happens in practice, mos...

Effects of Marital Conflict Management Skills on Marital Stability among Literate Couples in Northern Cross River State

ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to find out the acquisition of management skills and how this stabilizes a marriage relationship in term of conflict in the home. The study was also aimed at discovering the effect of treatment on couples who attended a management skill programme and those who do not. A total of two thousand couples were selected by purposive sampling technique from ten churches in the Northern Cross River State. These couples were found to have some deficiency in manageme...

Smuggling And Upe Programme In Busia Town Council,Busia District Uganda

The study was conducted to determine the effect of smuggling on the progress of Universal Primary Education programme in Busia District and especially children who are under age (18 and below). In review of related literature, all secondary sources viewed relevant to this study were used and these formed chapter two of the study. The methodology entitled a descriptive survey design with both qualitative and Quantitative procedures. Purposive sampling method was used in the selection of respon...

Causes Of Poor Performance In Mathematics In Secondary Schools In Kiamokama Division, Masaba South District, Kenya

Abstract The benefits of education on economic growth and its contribution to increased productivity have been demonstrated. Investments in human capital, particularly in education, are more conducive to economic growth than investments in physical capital. Both society at large and individuals benefit from basic education.

Attitudes Of Students Towards The Performance Of Science Subjects In Secondary Schools In Sabunley Secondary School, Wajir East District-North Eastern Province

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to analysis the students’ attitudes towards the performance of science subjects in Kenya, Sabunley secondary schools, Wajir East district north eastern province-Kenya. Data was collected through the use of interviews accompanied by observation and questionnaires. The study involved a sample of 60 respondents that is 20 teachers and 40students from school; these were all involved in the school’s curriculum activities at different levels. The study found ...

Inculturation Of The Concept Of God In The Traditional Religion Of The Abagusii Of Western Kenya

The purpose of this study was to inculturate the concept of God in the traditional religion of Abagusii of Western Kenya. Further, the study had three specific objectives.  First, to examine Gusii traditional concept of God (Engoro) in their religiosity. Second, to investigate the influence of Christianity on Gusii traditional concept and to provide a balanced, holistic and integral way of life.    This study employed a descriptive research design. Through purposive sampling method, data ...

The History, Beliefs And Practices Of The Voice Of Salvation And Healing Church, 1954-2012

ABSTRACT This study investigates the history, beliefs and practices of the Voice of Salvation and Healing Church (VOSHC), an African Initiated Church (AIC) which emerged in the 1950s. It is closely associated with the East African Revival Movement of the 1930s in terms of its beliefs and practices. The study is significant because it explored the various factors that led to the formation and establishment of VOSHC during the pre-independence period of Kenyan history. The study explored the u...

Impact Of High Dropout Rate Among Girls In Secondary Schools In Kapsabet Division, Nandi Central District Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page ................................................................................................ i Table of Contents ...................................................................................... ii Declaration ............................................................................................ iii Dedication ............................................................................................. iv Acknowledgements ..............................

Factors Influencing Girls’ Performance In Science Subjects At Secondary School Level: A Case Study Of Miguta Secondary School In Kiambu District

TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1 1.1 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.2 STAEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 3 1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 3 1.4 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 3 1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 4 1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 4 CHAPTER TWO 6 LITERATURE REVIEW 6 2.0 Introduction 6 2.1 GENDER DIFFERENCE IN RATING OF GIRLS 6 2.2 PORTRAYAL OF GIRLS IN TEXT BOOKS 7 2.3 GIRLS’ ATITUDES AND PERFORMANCE IN SCIENCE 7 2,4 ATTITUDES OF SOCIOLIZING AGENTS 9 2.4.1 TEACHER 9 2.4.2 PARENTS 9 CHAPTER THREE 12 STU...

The Assesement Of Students Attitudes Towards School Prefects In Secondary Schools In Nakuru Central Division, Kenya

ABSTRACT The research study was carried out to access students’ attitudes towards their prefects in secondary schools in Nakuru Central Division. A questionnaire survey was carried out among ten students, five teachers and their head teacher in each of the 6 schools chosen in the division. The study has indicated a high percentage of students as having negative attitude towards prefects. Respondents attribute the negative attitude to; student mistreatment by prefects, flexible school rules ...

Comparative Study Of Archaeological Assemblages In Two Lake Basins In Kenya During The Later Stone Age Period

ABSTRACT Researchers working on the Later Stone Age period have studied individual sites on their own making little effort in comparing the archaeological collection from two or more sites. Where this has been done, they have compared collections of different ages in sites separated from each other by a few meters. This study looks compares archeological collections excavated in two different sites, one FxJj12 located in Lake Turkana Basin and the other GxJi 4 located in Lake Magadi Basin. Th...


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