Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration And Planning

Motivation And Teachers’ Performance In Wakiso Municipality Secondary Schools

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the factors affecting motivation and teachers’ performance in Wakiso Municipality Secondary Schools. The objectives of the study included to examine ways of motivating teachers in secondary schools in Wakiso Municipality, to identifr the challenges faced by teachers in Wakiso Municipality and to find out the possible measures to reduce on the challenges faced by teachers in Wakiso Municipality. The research methodology include...

Effect Of Headteachers Performance Of Administrative Tasks On Academic Achievementof Public Secondary Schools In Kismayo District, Somalia

ABSTRACT The study assessed the effect of headteacher‟s performance of administrative tasks on academic achievement of the secondary schools in Kismayo. To secure and accelerate national development in Somali, there is need to enhance quality education through increased school mean score and increased number of students transiting to university and tertiary colleges. This has however been impossible as many schools in Kismayo continue to record low mean score and few students join uni...

Assessment Of The Effect Of Enterprise Resource Planning On Performance Of Organisations Within The Agro-Processing Industry In Kenya:A Case Study Of Ktda Factories In Bomet County

ABSTRACT A lot of organizations have adopted and implemented enterprise wide information systems which can be summarized in the term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. An ERP system can be characterized as an information system made up of different modules, each supporting the business processes. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems affect organizations and are implemented to enhance organizational effectiveness. However, ERP implementation is complex, costly and the rese...

Effectiveness Of Tuition Fee Waiver In Reducing Educational Wastage In Day Secondary Schools In Kisumu West District, Kisumu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT In 2008 the government of Kenya started offering free tuition secondary education in all public secondary schools to reduce parental burden and improve on access, retention and quality of education. The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of tuition fee waiver in reducing educational wastage in day secondary schools in Kisumu West District. Specific objectives of the study were to; analyze the dropout trend before and after the inception of tuition fee waive...

Factors Contributing To Poor Performance In Primary Schools In The Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education (Kcpe) In Gatundu Division, Gatundu District, Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The importance of a National Examination cannot be underestimated in academic development, but in Gatundu District the pupils’ performance has been less than satisfactory. Why were the primary schools in Gatundu Division performing poorly in KCPE? The purpose of the study was thus to investigate the underlying factors for the poor state of KCPE performance. The objectives were to: determine the effectiveness of curriculum supervision and implementation, identify the adequacy ...

Effect Of School Heads’ Transformational Leadership Practices On Students’ Academic Achievement In Public Senior High Schools In Kumasi Metropolitan, Ghana

ABSTRACT Transformational leadership practices have the capacity to deal with the leadership ills confronting secondary education in Ghana. The study sought to determine the effect of school heads’ idealized influence, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and heads of schools’ individual consideration leadership practices on students’ academic achievement in public Senior High Schools (SHS) in Kumasi Metropolitan, Ghana. The study adopted the transformational le...

An Investigation Into The Extent Of The Use Of Ict In Education Management In Public Secondary Schools In Naivasha District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent of the use of ICT in education management in public secondary schools in Naivasha District. The study was guided by the following specific objectives: to establish the status of the use of ICT in the management of public secondary schools in Naivasha District, to assess head teachers‟ preparedness for the use of ICT in the management of public secondary schools in Naivasha District, to establish the use ICT in the ma...

Effects Of Livestock Rustling On Headteachers’ Instructional Leadership In Public Primary Schools In Laikipia County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of livestock rustling on headteachers’ instructional leadership in public primary schools in Laikipia North Sub-County. This study was guided by the following objectives: to determine how livestock rustling affects headteachers’ supervision of instruction in public primary schools in Laikipia North Sub-County; to determine how livestock rustling affects headteachers’ provision of instructional resources in public pri...

Skills And Methodological Constraints To Effective Instructional Supervision In Public Primary Schools In Central Division, Mumias District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The overall research problem addressed in this study was that despite the Government having injected a lot of funds on supervision of schools, skills and methods employed are far from adequate. Little has been done to analyze the impact of skill and methodological constraints to effective instructional supervision. The continued decline in the quality of education especially in public primary schools has brought supervision to sharp focus. It was against this backdrop that the ...

Effectiveness Of Smase Programme Towards Enhancement Of Mathematics Performance In Public Primary Schools In Embakasi District, Nairobi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to identify the effectiveness o f (SMASE) Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education towards enhancement of mathematics performance in public primary schools in Embakasi District, Nairobi County. The study was guided by the following objectives; i) To identify the effects of public primary school managers on the management of SMASE programme as they facilitate its implementation at school and cluster level. ii) Identify challenges encountered ...

Institutional Management Practices For Enhanced Comprehensive Guidance And Counseling Services In Public Secondary Schools In Kahuro District, Murang’a County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study sought to find out the institutional management practices that enhance the delivery of guidance and counseling services in public secondary schools in Kahuro District, Murang’a County. The objectives that guided the study were:- to find out how the delivery of comprehensive guidance and counseling services was enhanced by the availability of trained guidance and counseling teachers , the policy framework, the availability of materials for guidance and counseling and...

Challenges Faced By Newly Qualified Primary School Teachers During The Probation Period: A Case Of Kimilili District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe government of Kenya is committed to the goal of quality education for all. However, the problem of poor performance in most primary schools undermines this achievement. Any factor that interferes with the commitment of primary teachers undermines the educational goal. For this reason, there is need to identify factors that contribute to the commitment of primary teachers to task performance in Kenya. This problem is more pronounced in public primary schools. While a number of rese...

Role Of The Headteacher In Instructional Supervision As Perceived By Teachers In Secondary Schools In Kitui District, Kitui County-Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to investigate the role headteachers play in instructional supervision in order to improve on students’ academic achievement in Kitui District secondary school as it is perceived by their teachers. The objectives of the study included; to determine the role played by headteachers in instructional supervision as perceived by teachers, to explore strategies that headteachers can employ to improve on their instructional supervision, to investigate the chall...

Socio- Economic Benefits And Environmental Impacts Of Thikaroad Superhighway

ABSTRACTRoad infrastructure is one of the key components of this development. In as much as new roads bring development to previously underdeveloped areas, sometimes this development can cause significant effects on sensitive environments and the lifestyles of the people living near or using the road. The transformation of the road from Nairobi to Thika town into a super highway is one of Kenya‟s first large scale transportation infrastructure projects which albeit its numerous benefits acc...

Evaluation Of Educational Inputs For Achievement Of Quality Education In The Faculty Of Engineering Science And Technology, At The Technical University Of Kenya

ABSTRACTQuality education gives learners knowledge, skills and attitude for innovativeness required by industry. This concept has been a subject of research for education in Kenya since independence. However unemployment persists as university graduates continue to lack innovative skills required for creating jobs and steering economic development. The purpose of this study was to examine selected educational inputs and determine their role in achievement of quality education in the Faculty o...


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