Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration And Planning

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...

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 ...

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...

The Obstacles Faced By Female Educational Administrators In Educational Administration In Mombasa County, Kenya

The purpose of the study was to establish and understand the obstacles that face women educational administrators so that appropriate information generated that was to go a long way in informing the government, policy makers and the societies to develop strategies that were to support women administration and provide an environment for productivity and efficiency. The following objectives guided the study: to examine the challenges facing female educational administra...

The hidden costs of free primary education and their implication on enrolment in kisii central district, kenya.

ABSTRACT In spite of the Republic of Kenya‟s (ROK) efforts to make primary education free and accessible to all, approximately 3.9 million children still remain out of school due to hidden costs (Census Report ,2009), hence the government„s initial objective of every child attaining primary education remains unattained. In addition, prior researches have established increase in non – enrolment and drop-out in various parts of the country due to these hidden costs. The study sought...

The Extent Of Ict Integration In Public Secondary School Management And The Stakeholders’ Perception On The Usefulness Of The Technology In Nairobi County Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess the extent of ICT integration in school management and the perceptions of teachers on its usefulness. It focused also on the level of foundation skills and training of school managers on ICT usage for management. The study also sought to study the perceptions of teachers and school principals on the usefulness of ICT to school management. The study focused on public secondary schools in Westlands sub-county, Nairobi. The total target pop...

School–community partnership in the development of education in primary schools: a case of lamu east district, kenya.

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study was to find out the nature and types of community involvement in the development of education, identifying partnership opportunities in school-community partnership and look into issues and challenges in communitypartnership in the development of education. There is no unified approach by the government even when so much has been written about its benefits. It is, therefore, not clear how such partnerships should be established. Consequently this s...

Impact Of Resource Utilization In Education As Perceived By Teachers In Secondary Schools In Mathioya District, Muranga County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Resource utilization is an integral part of the overall management of the school. Education in a school is determined by provision of resources, their maximum utilization and management. Advances in science and technology necessitates that the school manager should adopt modern methods of facilities management in order to improve the quality of teaching and learning. A direct relationship exists between the quality of school facilities, teaching and learning materials, teac...


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