Research Papers/Topics in Education Curriculum And Instructions

Relationship Between Selected Students’ Background Characteristics And Academic Performance In Secondary School Biology In Nandi County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between selected students’ background characteristics and academic performance in biology. A descriptive survey research design was adopted in the study. The target population included; 22 principals and 1288 form 4 biology students in public secondary schools in Nandi East Sub County. A sample of 12 principals and 296 students were selected using purposive and proportionate stratified random sampling respectively. P...

Teachers’ And Students’ Perceptions On The Influence Of Selected Factors On Performance Of Students In Kiswahili Language At Kcse In Secondary Schools In Njoro Sub-County, Nakuru County, Keny

ABSTRACTKiswahili is one of the most widely used languages for communication in the world. It is a lingua franca for Eastern Africa and the neighbouring countries. In Kenya it is the national language of communication. It is also one of the core subjects taught in secondary schools’ curriculum. However, the performance has not been good. The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers’ perception on the influence of selected factors on students’ performance in Kiswahili language a...

Analysis Of Peace Education Content Covered In The Upper Primary School Social Studies Curriculum In Kenya

ABSTRACTPeace Education in Kenya is one of the programmes in the primary school curriculum initiated by the Ministry of Education in February 2008. Peace Education is aimed at preparing learners to deal with contemporary social challenges in society. Peace Education Programme (PEP) is integrated into a comprehensive programme of substantive peace education content and pedagogy. PEP consists of basic principles and their application to real life. Peace Education aims at empowering learners wit...

A Comparative Study On Factors Influencing Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education Performance In Public And Private Schools In Kaptagat Ward, Uasin Gishu County

ABSTRACTThe United Nation Declaration on human rights article 26(1984) and Sustainable Development Goals state that every child is entitled to quality free and compulsory primary education. Private primary schools in Kenya have continued to post exceedingly excellent performance in KCPE examination compared to public schools. Private schools in Kaptagat Ward of Eldoret East sub-county have also over the years registered excellent performance in KCPE examinations when compared with public scho...

Teaching And Learning Strategies Used In Social Studies In Kipipiri Sub-County Primary Schools, Kenya: An Analysis From A Constructivist Perspective

ABSTRACTSocial studies is one of the disciplines in the primary school curriculum in Kenya. It aims at equipping learners with unique knowledge and skills that would enable them to lead successful lives and be in harmony with their environment. Primary school learners in Kenya have been performing poorly in social studies at the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) national examinations. The factors that have been attributed to the learners’ dismal performance in the discipline inc...

Influence Of Co-Educational Secondary School Gender Streamed Classes On Mathematics Teachers Attitudes, Perceptions And Classroom Practices In Four Counties Of Kenya

ABSTRACT The major goal of most developing countries including Kenya is to achieve high levels of technological advancement. In order to achieve this goal, the citizens of these countries should among other skills be competent in mathematics. This is because the skills acquired in the subject provide the country with a human resource that is highly educated and able to tackle most of the country‟s problems. Hence, it is imperative that students excel in the subject especially in secon...

Effects Of Advance Organizers On Students’ Achievement, Perception And Attitude Towards The Learning Of Narratives In Literature In English In Secondary Schools In Kilifi District, Kenya

ABSTRACTOral literature is poorly performed in Kenyan secondary schools. It is evident from research that this is due to the conventional methods of teaching commonly used by most teachers of literature. Oral literature therefore requires appropriate teaching methods so as to attain the intended instructional goals. Research on the use of advance organizers on various subjects supports its usefulness in improving students‘ achievement, perception of the classroom environment and attitude to...

Effects Of Mastery Learning Approach On Secondary School Students’ Motivation And Achievement In Kiswahili In Maraigushu Zone Of Naivasha Sub-County, Kenya)

ABSTRACTKiswahili language in Kenya is important because it is both a national and official language. It is taught as a compulsory subject in both primary and secondary schools. The students’ performance in Kiswahili in secondary schools has been low. The low performance may be due to lack of appropriate teaching methods among other factors. The concern of this study was on how to enhance students’ mastery of Kiswahili and improve their performance. This study sought to find out the effec...

Analysis Of The Influence Of Mother Tongue On Students’ Performance In English In KCSE In Public Day Secondary Schools In Gatundu District, Kiambu County, Kenya

This study sought to find out the influence of use of mother tongue on students’ performance of English in KCSE in Gatundu District, Kiambu County, Kenya. Literature from across the globe, regionally and locally was reviewed to provide various perspectives regarding the use of mother tongue in school and its influence on performance in English. The literature reviewed highlights how first language affects second language. It discusses both content in favour of use of mother tongue and...

Impartation Of Students’ Moral Reasoning Through Secondary School Christian Religious Education Curriculum In Nakuru County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTMoral reasoning is important as it equips students with knowledge and skills to distinguish between right and wrong. Moral reasoning taught in Kenyan secondary schools through Christian Religious Education (CRE) and other carrier subjects. Despite exposure to moral reasoning content, moral judgement of students is generally unsatisfactory as demonstrated in the acts of lawlessness in schools. This suggests that moral education imparted through the carrier subjects has not achieved its...

Assessing The Epidemiology Of Sharps Injuries Amongst Nursing Students: A Case Of Selected National Health Training Centers

ABSTRACT Sharps Injuries (SIs) are a major occupational health and safety issue facing health care professionals today. According to Shiao, McLaws, Huang and Guo (2002), nursing staff are at greatest risk, especially nursing students due to their limited clinical knowledge and lack of experience. Literature on sharps injuries amongst HCWs shows extensively varying numbers of 1.4 up to 9.5 per 100 HCWs per year worldwide (Elseviers, Arias-Guillen, Gorke & Arens, 2014). According to the Na...

Implementation Of Positive Discipline In Gweru Urban District Secondary Schools

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the implementation of positive discipline in GweruUrban District Secondary Schools in the Midlands Province. The study sought to find out ifpositive discipline was being implemented in schools. A descriptive survey design was adoptedas it enables one to carry out a research on a large population which is Gweru District in theMidlands Province. Five schools were selected by the researcher through convenience sampling.The Roger’s client cen...

Effectiveness Of Using Websites In The Teaching Of Transport System In Humans: A Case Study Of A Rural High School In Omusati Region, Namibia

ABSTRACT Several countries recognised the importance of websites usage in education for teaching and learning. In Namibia, the use of websites in teaching remains limited. The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of usage of websites to teach the topic of transport system in humans in Biology as a school subject at a selected rural high school in Omusati Region in Namibia. The study adopted a qualitative approach using single case study. A sample size of three Biology ...

The Integration Of Information And Communication Technologies (Icts) In The Preparation Of Teachers At Colleges Of Education In Namibia

ABSTRACTAfter independence, the Namibian government wished to exploit the new opportunitiescreated by the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Therefore, thegovernment embarked upon developing national policies and strategies for integrating ICTsinto the education curriculum. The need for ICT integration and application in the entireeducational system has become a national policy in Namibia. In order to contribute toNamibia becoming a Knowledge-based Economy, the Colleges...

Factors Influencing Teaching And Learning In College Of Nursing And Midwifery Sciences Sokoto

ABSTRACTNursing education, including the individual nurse educator, has a responsibility to society and to students for providing quality education, for maintaining the highest academic standards, for the proficient use of teaching strategies and for ensuring adequate support to learners. This study aimed at investigating factors influencing teaching and learning at College of nursing and midwifery sciences, sokoto. The objectives included the following possible factors&nb...


1 - 15 Of 20 Results