Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration And Planning

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...

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...

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...

Analysis Of Factors Affecting The Management Of Students In Mixed Day Secondary Schools In Nyamira North District – Nyamira County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTStudents are key stakeholders within a school in particular and the entire education establishment in general. However, they cannot be easily managed without a proper identification and implementation of certain necessary strategies. The situation worsens if schools are not aware of the existence of such strategies that would be harnessed in order to be enabled to manage them effectively. The purpose of the study was to analyze the strategies on management of students in mixed day sec...

The Role Of Quality Assurance And Standard Officers In Promoting Education In Private Secondary Schools In Limuru District, Kiambu County

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to investigate the role of Quality Assurance and Standard Officers in promoting education in private secondary schools in Limuru district, Kiambu County, with a view of finding out how QASOs’ supervisory role enhances the quality of education and frequency of carrying out supervision. The study objectives were; investigate the role of QASOs in promoting staff development; and to establish the extent to which QASOs monitor education standards based on all...

Provision Of Efficient Early Childhood Education In Public Primary Schools In Nyamira South Sub-County, Nyamira County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research was to investigate provision of efficient early childhood development education (ECDE) in public primary schools in Nyamira south sub-county, Nyamira County, Kenya. The main problem of this study is that, despite the vital role of early childhood development education in promoting child‟s potential, recent studies have shown that efficient in the provision of early childhood education is low. The challenges leading to this have not been adequately investigat...

Effectiveness Of Alternative Disciplinary Strategies Used In Secondary Schools In Starehe Division, Nairobi County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to find out the effectiveness of alternative strategies of discipline used in Starehe Division, Nairobi County, Kenya. The objectives were: to determine the alternative discipline strategies being used in secondary schools in Starehe Division, Nairobi county, to determine the effectiveness of these strategies in management of discipline in secondary schools in Starehe Division, to determine the challenges faced in instilling discipline in secondary school...

Challenges Facing Deputy Headteachers In The Performance Of Their Administrative Roles In Public Secondary Schools In Bungoma North Sub-County, Bungoma County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the challenges deputy headteachers encounter in their administrative roles in public secondary schools in Bungoma North Sub-County, Kenya. This was based on the fact that the position of deputy headteachers in public secondary school presents the office holders with numerous challenges. The study objectives were to establish the extent to which role ambiguity, inadequate authority, increased workload, high indiscipline cases and interperson...

Challenges Facing Public Secondary School Managers In The Implementation Of Strategic Plans In Gatundu North District, Kiambu County

ABSTRACT School strategic planning is key to success of a school with regard to achievement of its mission, goals and objectives. This study sought to find out the challenges facing secondary school managers in the implementation of strategic plans in Gatundu North District, Kenya. The objectives of the study were: find out the proportion of secondary schools in Gatundu North District that engage in strategic planning; determine how participation of stakeholders in preparation of strategic pl...

Assessment Of The Implementation Of Higher Education Quality Assurance Guidelines In Public Universities In Ethiopia

The objective of this study was to assess the implementation of the quality assurance guidelines of the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) in public universities in Ethiopia. The study focused on four areas of the HERQA quality assurance guidelines namely quality of academic staff; quality of teaching, learning and assessment; quality of infrastructure and learning resources; and management of the resources. Empirical studies in Ethiopia constantly showed that the num...

Home Based Factors Contributing To Drop Out Of Girls In Mixed Day Secondary Schools In Mtito-Andei Division Kibwezi Sub-County Makueni County

ABSTRACTStudents are the basic component for any school to be registered by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology. The retention of the students within the education system is a great challenge to all stakeholders as some may drop out before completion of a certain course. The girl-child has been faced by the problem of dropping out from school. The study sought to find out the home based factors that contribute to girls’ dropout from mixed-day secondary schools in Mtito-Andei di...

Effect Of Pupil-Teacher Ratio On Curriculum Implementation Practices In Public Primary Schools In Mwingi North Sub County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of pupil-teacher ratio on curriculum implementation practices in public primary schools in Mwingi North Sub County. The specific objectives of the study were: to assess the effect of Pupil Teacher Ratio on teacher workload in public primary schools in Mwingi North Sub-County; to investigate the effect of Pupil Teacher Ratio on formative evaluation practices in public primary schools in Mwingi North Sub-County; to examine the effect of Pupil Teacher R...

Teachers’ Relational Factors Influencing Timely Syllabus Coverage In Public Secondary Schools Within Migwani Sub-County, Kitui County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to establish the extent to which teachers‟ relational factors (communication, conflict resolution, coordination and attitude) influence timely syllabus coverage. The objectives of this study were: to establish the influence of communication on timely syllabus coverage, to establish the influence of conflict resolution on timely syllabus coverage, to establish the influence of coordination on timely syllabus coverage and to establish the influence of att...

Influence Of Principals’ Conflict Management Styles On Academic Performance In Public Secondary Schools In Makueni Sub-County, Makueni County

ABSTRACTConflict is a necessary and useful part of organizational life. It is a dispute that occurswhen interests, goals or values of different individuals or groups are incompatiblewith each other. Success and failure in the school system depends on the principal’seffectiveness that manifests in his ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct andcontrol the activities of the school system so as to achieve the goals and objectives ofthe school. The academic performance of secondary school...

Institutional Based Factors Influencing The Implementation Of Early Childhood Development Programmes In Public Early Childhood Centres In Matungulu Sub-County, Kenya

xiiABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the institutional based factors influencing the implementation of ECDE programmes in public ECDE centres in Matungulu Sub-County. The study was guided by four objectives. The research objectives sought to establish the influence of provision of physical facilities on implementation of early childhood development programmes in public ECDE centres; determine the influence of provision of teaching and learning resources on the implementatio...


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