Research Papers/Topics in Education Management

Impact Of Teaching/Learning Aids On Academic Performance Of Pupils In Bahari Division, Kilifi District, Kenya

This study was intended to determine the relationship between teaching aids and academic performance of pupils in selected schools in Bahari division, Kilifi District. In the review of related information, all sources viewed relevant were made of use. The study adopted a descripte design and questionnaires and interview guides wwere used in the collection of data from the key respondents. Data collected was processed, analyzed and interpreted relating it to the objectives of the study a...

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

The World Bank (1980) observed that education is means of increasing skilled workers and raising the number of skilled manpower. This helps the c country to develop economically and hence reduce the poverty. The level of skills possessed by an individual and hence ability to participate in economic activities is dependent on the level of national education achieved. Science subjects are one the subjects taught at secondary school level It is compulsory to pursue at least one science subj...

Investigation Into School Related Factors Influencing Girls’ Mathematics Performance In Mixed Secondary Schools In Kobujoi Dwision, Nant)I South District Kenya

The critical problem in this study was that despite the crucial role mathematics education plays in promoting scientific and technological development, girls’ performance in the subject as compared to boys (especially in mixed schools) had been quite dismal. It is for this reason that the purpose of the study was to investigate the school related factors influencing girl’s performance in mathematics in mixed secondary schools in Kobujoi Division, Nandi South District. To achieve the...

Impact Of Teaching Methods On Pupil's Performance In Mathematics, Meru- South District

The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of teaching methods on pupil's performance in mathematics in Meru south district Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were; to determine the various types of teaching methods and their effect on performance of learners in mathematics, to investigate the hindrances to effective teaching of mathematics and to determine gender differences that exist in the performance of mathematics in Meru South district Kenya. The methods use...

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

This work consists of effects of accountability and promotion of education service in Kole district. Accountability is a process whereby one is required to justify his or her actions. This involves 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 these resources entrusted to people facilitate learning. A school has a person(s) entrusted with the responsibility of receiving human resource, ...

The Impact Of Practicals On The Performance Of Science Students In Amuria District. A Case Study Of Morungatuny Sub County

Science is primarily a practical subject but in most countries science has failed to develop because of lack of practical skills developed in such countries. However, most developed countries have developed because of the development of science practical skills put in use. Science is highly developed in USA, UK, Japan, India, Russia, Germany and France. Most of the African states have failed to take seriously science and technology because of lack of practical skills developed in student...

An Investigation On The Effects Of Corporal Punishments On Academic Performances Of Pupils From Sampled Primary Schools In Dokolo Town Council, Dokolo District

This study was carried out to find the effects of corporal punishments on children's performances in academics in sampled primary schools in Dokolo Town Council, Dokolo District. The study used stratified and purposive sampling to select respondents which involved head teachers, teachers, pupils, parents and vice-chairpersons Local Council one (LC I). The questionnaires and interview guides were used to get information from the respondents. The results revealed that the effects of corp...

Impact Of Learning Resources On The Academic Performance Of Primary School Pupils, A Case Study Of Municipality Division Kakamega North District Kenya

The study strived to give a survey on the impact of learning resources on the performance of pre- school children in Municipality Division Kakamega North District kenya. The study was guided by research questions that were set to establish the impact of instructional resources on the performance of pre- school children in their instructional process. The target population was education officials in the zone, all the pre- schools in while the sample will comprise of fourteen randomly sele...

Challenges Of Educational Services Provision For Mentally Retarded Children In Mulanda Sub-county In Tororo District

This study was set out to find out whether there is need for provision of educational services for the mentally retarded children in Mulanda Subcounty, west - Budama in Tororo District. The hypothesis formulated for the study were that:- 1. Most parents in Mulanda Sub- County are not aware of the need for education of children mental retardation. 2. Some parents who are aware of the value of education do not see the point of catering for children with mental retardation. 3. Teachers of...

Causes Of Poor Performance Of.Pupils In English Language In Kenyan Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Mitubiri Zone, Kakuzi Division -thika District Kenya

The poor performance in English - one of the core subjects especially in the primary school cUJTiculum has largely contributed to the overall poor performance in the other subjects and subsequently. In the Kenyan system of education there is great emphasis on the teaching of English language. This has been necessitated by the fact that globally, English is also one of the widely spoken international languages. Martha L. King (1984) argues that just as success in learning is linked to sk...

Impact Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners. A Case Study: Yeembondo Primary School Ma Vindini Zone Katiionzweni District

The essence of this study was to determine the impact of the gender issues on the academic perfonnance oflearners in selected schools ofMavindini zone Kathonzweni district, Kenya. Specific objectives of the study were to: examine the impact of gender on academic performance oflearners in Kathonzweni district and to examine strategies used by schools to improve on the academic performance of the girls and boys ofMavindini zone Kathonzweni district. The methods used for data collection wer...

The Effects Of Teaching Methods On The Academic Performance Of Commerce In Selected Secondary Schools In Kobujoi Division, Nandi South District

The study was carried out to establish the effects of teaching methods on academic performance in commerce among selected secondary schools in Kobujoi division. The main aim of the researcher was to find whether teaching methods affect the academic performance of commerce among those secondary schools. The study was guided by the following objectives: 1. To establish the teaching methods used in the teaching of commerce in the selected secondary schools, 2. Assess how teaching methods...

A Case Study In Four Primary Schools

The study on the investigation of the causes of pupils’ indiscipline was carried out in thu rout uIii inc primary schools in Kängai sub—county, Dolcolo District. Ike respondents purposively chosen in the study were from four schools. These consisted of ciaht parents, twenty teachers and fourty pupils to make a total of sixty eight respondents. In the process oF collecting data, the researcher used designed questionnaire for teachers and interview guide lhr both pupils...

Learning Resources And Students' Performance In Mathematics In Secondary Schools In Kapseret Zone,W Areng District, Kenya

There has been a deteriorating academic performance in Mathematics in the region. When children join class one from pre-school they usually have some basics about numbers. It is from this stage where teachers in Secondary one start introducing new concepts to the learners as well as introducing new symbols used in mathematics at that level. Children in lower Secondary are in concrete operational stage, where child canreason logically about concrete events and classify obje...

An Assessment Of Intellectual Challanges Facing Learners In Secondary Education; A Case Study Of Reomego Mixed Secondary School, Nyamira North District Kenya

Since 1940s when the main course of education was started in Kenya with the rehabilitation of victims of the Second World War, there have been a lot of changes in education policies. The initial concern was to provide health and social rehabilitation for those with physical disabilities. These facilities later changed their concern and became custodial care centers following models seen in Europe at that time. Programmes were also started for those with sensory and&nb...


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