Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration and Planning

Assessment of The National Commission for Colleges of Education Effectiveness in Regulation of Teacher Education in The North Central Zone.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Study Education major tool for national socio-economic development and individual monic empowerment and poverty reduction (Jekayinfa, 2000). The tal system is vital because it produces the personnel that are required in various facets of the national life and the development process. The goals orientation, employment generation, poverty reduction and value \ reorientation or~ffectively pursued, attained and sustained only through an efficient", reI -functional educat...

An Assessment of Principals' Staff Development Programmes for Effective Instructional Delivery in Kogi State Senior Secondary Schools

ABSTRACT This study assessed principals' staff development pro gramlT1es for effective instructional delivery in Kogi state secondary schools. TI'"1e study was an attempt to find out how often teachers are provided development programmes and how effective these programmes are in enhancing the teaching and learning processes. Four research questions were answered and three hypotheses tested. A review of related literature was carried out on such areas as the goals of teacher development, tren...

Resources Availability and Teacher’s Productivity in Secondary School in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated resources availability and teachers’ productivity in secondary school in Ilorin east local government area, Kwara State. Descriptive Survey of Correlation type was adopted for the study. The population of this study was made up of public and private secondary schools in the Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State. However, simple random sampling technique was used to select nine (9) public and six (6) private secondary schools and 135 respond...

The Roles of educational managers in managing institutional finance. A Case study of Kongwa District Council

ABSTRACT The current study is mainly critical at determining the role of educational managers in managing institutional finance. The study was guided with three objectives namely, roles of district education managers in managing school finance in free education policy, challenges facing educational managers in managing school funds, and strategies used by educational managers to manage school expenditures. The study employed mixed research approach and descriptive research design...

Perception of Educational Administrators on Information and Communication Technology for Quality Management of Secondary School

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to examine the perception of educational administrators on information and communication technology (ict) for quality management of secondary schools in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos state. The study employed the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) in an educatio3nal setting to determine the perception of educational administrators to the use of information and communication technology (ICT) for the quality management of secondary schools in Eti-Osa...

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 ...


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