Research Papers/Topics in Economics Education

Remittances And Inflation In Uganda For The Period Between (2002_20 14)

ABSTRACT This research report set out to investigate the relationship between remittance and inflation Uganda (2002-2014). Its objectives were; to establish the trend of remittance in Uganda (2002-2014), to establish the trend inflation in Uganda (2004-2014), to investigate the relationship between Remittance and inflation Workers’ remittance inflows have been rising significantly over the past decade for Uganda. They have become one of the most stable sources of foreign exchange ear...

Training And Employee Performance In Mayfair Safari Hotel Jinja, - Uganda

Abstract This study on training and employee performance in Mayfair Safari Hotel, Jinja - Uganda was based descriptive correlation survey designs. The researcher used a selfadministered questionnaire to collect primary data from 67 employees, using simple random sampling. Data analysis was done excel frequencies and percentages. The study was based on three specific objectives: (i) to examine the different methods/approaches used in training employees, (ii) to examine the impacts of trai...

Determinants Of Internal Efficiency In Public Primary Schools In Maara Sub - County, Tharaka - Nithi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Education is a very significant sector in any economy. The gains from education include the formation of human capital necessary for both private and public sectors. Despite increased government funding in education, many pupils in primary schools do not benefit due to drop outs, absenteeism and repetition. This leads to wastage and hence affects internal efficiency in education. This study was aimed at assessing the factors affecting internal efficiency in public primary scho...

Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status And Academic Achievement Among Secondary School Students In Kakamega County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the parents’ socioeconomic factors affecting student’s academic achievement in KCSE in pu lic secondary schools in Marama-south ward Butere sub-county. The main objectives of this research were: Esta lish how parental education level affected student’s academic performance in the KCSE, Examine the extent to which parental occupation influenced the student’s academic achievement in the KCSE and Asses how the household income o...

Implementation Of Quality Assurance Guidelines And Their Influence On Quality Education In Selected Public Universities In Kenya

ABSTRACTDespite the Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) and Commission for University Education (CUE) providing guidelines for assuring quality of education in universities, there have been concerns by various stakeholders on the quality of graduates from universities in Kenya getting into the job market. This study sought to determine the extent to which quality assurance guidelines by CUE have been implemented in public universities and their influence on the quality of educatio...

Public-Private Partnership In Education: The Role Of Nzoia Sugar Company In The Development Of Secondary Schools In Bungoma County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to investigate public-private partnership in education. The researcher specifically sought to investigate the role of Nzoia Sugar Company, through its corporate social responsibility, on development of secondary schools in Bungoma County by analyzing the corporate social responsibility policy of the company; evaluate specific assistance to secondary schools by the company and to compare the financial assistance to secondary schools against other social res...

Hidden Costs And Their Impact On Students’ Participation In Basic Education, Rwanda

ABSTRACTImplementation of Fee-Free Schooling Policy is Rwanda’s strategy to ensure equity and access to basic education. However, since the implementation of this policy, thousands of students have failed to participate in basic education hence exposing the Rwanda Educational System to wastage. The literature showed some hidden costs could be related to students participation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the hidden costs and their impact on students participation in basic e...

Mobilization And Allocation Of Teaching And Learning Resources Among Subjects In Public Secondary Schools In Makueni County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe Kenyan government is committed to providing adequate teaching and learning resources by financing basic education for all its citizens. In spite of this commitment, sufficiency of resources remains unachieved in public schools due to inadequate financial resources in most parts of the country. The purpose of this study was to find out methods of resource mobilization and allocation amongst subjects in public secondary schools in Makueni County. This study utilized the cost-effecti...

Challenges Facing The Implementation Of Inclusive Education In Public Primary Schools In Nyeri Town, Nyeri County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Since the early years, children with learning disabilities were enrolled in special schools and this led to their segregation from regular schools. They were basically looked down upon in the society. Today the government and key educational stakeholders have put great efforts in trying to include these learners into mainstream schools where they learn with the regular pupils. This has not been successful since not all children with special learning needs and who have attained ...

Household And School-Related Determinants Of School Dropout Among Students In Mixed Day Secondary Schools In Bomet County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe Education Sector in Kenya and other parts of the world has faced many challenges particularly dropouts, which is an indicator of low internal efficiency during the past two decades. The Kenyan government introduced Free Day Secondary Education in 2008 to increase access rates to secondary education which will in turn result in increased completion rates hence increased transition rates. This study sought to determine and analyze the dropout levels of Mixed Day Secondary Schools in...

Influence Of Socio-Economic Factors On Transition From Primary To Secondary Education In Mwingi Central District, Kitui County Kenya

ABSTRACTThe central problem of this study was to trace the influence of socio-economic factors on transition from primary to secondary school level in Mwingi central Sub County; Kitui County. The transition rate to secondary school in Mwingi Central District stood at 66.5% in 2015, a transition rate below the government target of 70%. The study sought to establish the factors that influence transition to secondary school. The study also sought to relate the parental level of education and tra...

Private Rates Of Return To Investment In Technical Education: A Case Of Manufacturing Industries In Thika, Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe degree of relationship between cost of education and earnings (Private Rate of Return) (PRR) is a determining factor in making decisions about investment choices in education. The Kenya government and individuals have continued to pay large amount of resources to acquire Technical Education (TE) for individuals to train as Artisans, Crafts persons, Technicians and Technologists whose levels of TE are Grade Test, Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma respectively. The monetary ga...

Cost Saving Measures And Internal Efficiency In Public Secondatry Schools In Kisumu West District, Kisumu County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe problem of the study was that internal efficiency in terms of improved rates of students‘ flow which is the main objective of Subsidized Secondary Education is costly yet the available educational resources are dwindling. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to determine the cost-saving measures and their influence on internal efficiency with specific reference to various rates of students‘ flow such as repetition, dropout, completion, graduation rates and average graduat...

The Contribution Of Foreign Direct Investment To Poverty Reduction In Tanzania

ABSTRACT Despite the vital role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the economic development of the least developed countries like Tanzania, yet there are some socio-economic and development challenges associated with lack of basic life-sustaining needs (health, shelter, food and protection), poor standard of living, low productivity and lower range of socio-economic choices. The study aimed at examining the contribution of FDI to poverty reduction in Tanzania from 1988 - 2018. The gen...

Influence Of Socio- Economic Factors On Pupils Transition From Primary To Secondary Schools In Machakos Sub-County

ABSTRACTThe aim of this study was to investigate the socio-economic factors influencingtransition of pupils from primary school to secondary school in Machakos Subcounty.This study was necessitated by the relatively low transition rate of pupils inMachakos Sub-County of 75% compared to the national transition rate of 84%. Thestudy was guided by three objectives which are to determine; the influence of cost ofeducation on transition rates, the influence of parent’s educational level on trans...


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