Research Papers/Topics in Basic Education

The Impact of Free Secondary Education on the Enrolment of Students (Case Study) Gucha District- Kenya.

TABLE OF CONTENTS· PAGEDeclaration ................................................................................................... iDedication .................................................................................................... iiAcknowledgement ....................................................................................... iiiList of Acronyms .......................................................................................... ivList of Tables and Maps ........

Financial Resource Management Challenges On Private Primary Schools In Uganda: A Case Study Of Makindye East Sub Division, Kampala District

This repmi is about a study that aims at establishing the financial resource management challenges on private primary schools in Uganda. The study was conducted from six-selected I Primaiy school in Makindye East Sub Division, Kampala District. The study involved 150 respondents; 6 headteachers, 24 teachers and 120 pupils. The study used self-administered questionnaires and an interview guide as the major data collection instruments. A review of the relevant written documents was also do...

Factors Influncing Indiscplin~F Students In Primary School In Getembe Division,Bochura Village, In Kisii District Of Ny Anza Province-Kenya.

The study on the factors influencing indiscipline of students in Primary schools in .Getembe Division was carried out with the main objective of examining the factors influencing indiscipline of students. The specific objectives of the study were to establish whether the family background is a factor that influences indiscipline in selected Primary schools, to assess the laxity of administration influences indiscipline among students in selected Primary schools, to determine whether the ...

Social E On I Mic Status Of Orp S And Vulnerable Children In Academi~ Perfo’ C In Selected ‘Rimary Schools In Sia A Di Trict Kenya..

This study was carried to find out the socioeconomic status of orphans and vulnerable children in academic performance in some selected schools in Siaya District. An eif~rt was done to find the related literature to the study area guided by both the objectives and research questions. The findings in the study generally showed that there are some factors which alTect the orphans and vulnerable children in their endeavour to perform at per with their peers. Fo assist in alleviating the pr...

The Violation Of Child Rights And The Status Of Children In Displacement Camps: A Case Study Of Dzaipi Sub County Adjumani District.

Formerly known as East Moyo County, Adjumani District was part of Moyo District since 1962. In 1997 Adjumani was granted status of a District. The District is situated along river Nile. The district is bordered by Yumbe Arua and Moyo to the west, sudan to the north and Amuru District to the East Adjumani is separated from Amuru District by Zoka forest reserve to east and Moyo by the Nile to the west. The District acts as habitat for internally displaced persons (IDPs) numbering about 4...

The Impact Of Universal Secondary Education On Girl Cihld A Case Study Op Bukwo District

ABSTRACTThe research was carried out on the contributions of UPE of Girl child. It was carried out in Bukwo Distric. It was intended to find o•t how UPE impact has contributing to development of communities, the challenges faced by a girl child and what can be done to improve on the performance of UPE in Bukwo District. The study used a descriptive research design and targeted local people, education administratorsand the school going children. Data was collected us...

Level Of Awareness Regarding The Use Of Pit Latrines In Tirap Division, Marakwet East District In Kenya

ABSTRACTMost of the residents in the rural parts of Tirap Division are African traditional adherents whosepractices regarding the use of pit latrines are partly influenced by their culture.The objectives of the study were to determine; the level of awareness of the effects of lack of use ofpit latrines, the factors affecting the availability and use of pit latrines, and to obtain information onhow to improve the coverage and usage of pit latrines.The design ofthe study was cross-sec...

The Causes Of Girls Drop Out In Selected Villages Of Bbawda Parish Primary Schools, Wakiso District

The study investigated the causes of girls drop out in selected villages of Bbanda parish Primary School, Wakiso District. To achieve the above objective, a qualitative research design was adopted. Questionnaires and personal interviews were some of the research tools used. A total of 150 respondents were used in the search for information o the research problem. It was found out that a combination of factors were responsible for the increased drop out rather than a single factor. How ...

Behavior Problems On Learning Of The Mentally Ijandicaped Children In Rehabilitation School; A Survey Of Kakamega District, Kenya

The research topic is on behaviour problem on learning ofthe mentally handicapped children in habilitation school. The objectives of carrying out the study was to establish the techniques used by the teachers when handling mentally handicapped children with behaviour problems. To establish the curriculum followed when teaching these children and also to establish the attitude ofparents towards their children. In methodology, the researcher has chosen on survey as an appropriate method w...

Attitude Of Teachers And Inclusion Of Intellectually Challenged Learners In Kisumu West District Regular Primary Schools Kenya

Through observation and conservations the researcher established that the intellectually challenged learners were not accorded their due human respect and rights by the teachers. Teachers regarded them as abnormal, violent and slow in learning and therefore unworthy to be accommodated in their midst. This prompted the researcher to conduct a study to fmd out why it was happening. He prepared questionnaires for both teachers and pupils. The respondents were able to answer the questions ...

Assessment Of Parents Support And Students' Performance; A Case Study Of Loldia Primary School, Naiv Asha District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study examined the effect of parent's involvement in education on theacademic performance of the mentally retarded children in public primary schoolsof Kenya specifically the study intended to: determine whether cultural beliefsamong 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 roleeffec...

Drug Abuse And Acadeivuc Performance Of Learners In Selected Secondary Schools In West Zone,"Luanda Division Of Emuhaya District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe research focused on the efforts done to curb drug abuse by students from the wholeworld in general, Africa, East Africa and Luanda division in particular. The mainobjectives of the study were; to examine the efforts done to curb drug abuse by studentsor pupils. The research based on the following hypothesis; schooling and the homeenvironment have both positively and negatively contributed towards the discouragementof drug abuse by students. Both secondary and primary sources...

Accountability And Promotion Of Education Service In Primary Schools In Kole District. A Case Study Of Ayer Sub-County

ABSTRACTThis work consists of effects of accountability and promotion of education service in Koledistrict. Accountability is a process whereby one is required to justify his or her actions. Thisinvolves giving evidence that resources provided have been put to good use.And on this context, it must be seen from the promotion of education service when theseresources entrnsted to people facilitate learning.A school has a person(s) entrusted with the responsibility of receiving human resour...

The Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools. A Case Study Of Kiambogo Secondary School

ABSTRACTThe essence of this study was to determine the impact of the gender issues on the academicperformance of learners in selected schools of Eldama Ravine division, Kiobatek district,Kenya. Specific objectives of the study were to: examine the impact of gender on academicperformance of learners in Kiobatek district and to examine strategies used by schools toimprove on the academic performance of the girls and boys in Eldama Ravine division. Themethods used for data collection were ...

Effects Of Poverty On The Growth And Development Of Children In Kenya Service Slums Eldoret.

ABSTRACTThis report titled Effects of Poverty on the Growth and Development of Children is based onthe reality of an impending calamity that ought to be dealt with urgency. Through historicaldata it has been realized that poverty is a key factor in the deprivation of child growth toattain optimum cognitive ability and increases the chance of psychological complications infuture. It dampens the chances of a developing child to attain his capacity compared to hiscounter parts that live in ...


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