Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration And Supervision

Career Plateauing And Its Relationship With Turnover Intentions And Pursuit Of Postgraduate Studies Among Teachers In Nyandarua And Murang’a Counties, Kenya

Teachers in Kenya exhibit signs of career plateauing, and are registering for postgraduate courses in large numbers. This study investigated whether teachers‟ pursuit of post-graduate studies is a result of career plateauing, and whether this is associated with intentions to quit the teaching profession. The purpose of the study was to determine  whether career plateauing relates with turnover intentions and teachers‟ decisions to pursue post-graduate studies. The objective...

Role Of Students’ Councils In Enhancing Discipline In Public Secondary Schools In Likoni Sub-County Mombasa County Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess the role of students‟ councils in enhancing discipline in public secondary schools in Likoni Sub-county in Mombasa County. The study was guided by the following objectives: to establish the criteria of selection of students leaders in enhancing the implementation of discipline, to determine the effectiveness of students‟ council in enhancing discipline; to examine the challenges experienced by students‟ councils in public secondary ...

Influence Of Headteachers' Leadership Styles On Students' KCSE Performance In Public Secondary Schools: Maragua District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The kind of leadership exhibited by a leader will greatly determine the level of performance of an organization. No institution can grow beyond the capacity of the human rci0t1rces. From the school perspective, Headteacher plays a key role in achievement of educational goals and objectives. The quality of the school largely depends on the leadership of the headteacher. Performance is determined by other parameters that are most closely interwoven but it is within the role of th...

Influence Of Selected Factors On Pupils' Access To Primary Education In Masbmba Division, Kisii County, Kenya.

One of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) of education is to ensure that by the year 2015, children everywhere that is boys and girls alike, will be able to complete their primary education. However, with an estimated net primary school enrollment rate (NER) of 92.5%, completion rate of 79.5% and drop-out rate of 3.5%, Kenya has not yet achieved full access to Universal Primary Education (UPE) for school going-age children. This study sought to establish the influ...

INTEGRATING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL ADMINSTRATION IN KIBWEZI SUB – COUNTY, MAKUENI COUNTY, KENYA

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to assess integrating ICT in public secondary school administration in Kibwezi Sub County of Makueni County. The study was guided by the following objectives: to assess the state of ICT infrastructure in public secondary school administration in Kibwezi sub county, to determine the level of ICT integration in Public secondary school administration in Kibwezi Sub county, to assess the influence of ICT infrastructure on ICT Integration in secondary schools ...

Factors Influencing Teachers’ Involvement In Cocurricular Activities In Public Secondary Schools In Matungulu Sub-County, Machakos County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTEducation should ensure the development of an all-around person. Co-curricularactivities are a very important and essential part of education. It prepares learners tobe holistic. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors influencingteachers‟ involvement in co-curricular activities in public secondary school inMatungulu sub-county, Machakos County, Kenya. The study focused on thefollowing objectives: to investigate the influence of motivation, workload, level oftrainin...

Key Factors Influencing Teacher Absenteeism In Public Secondary Schools In Nzaui Sub County Makueni County

ABSTRACTTeacher absenteeism is a major problem facing many educational institutions in Kenya today. The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) on teachers committing offences of chronic absenteeism and duty desertion evidences this by among others the increasing disciplinary cases. Data from various school Principals, Head teachers and Education Officers has implicated teachers for coming to school late, leaving early from school, teachers being in school and not attending to their lessons and tea...

Determinants Of Implementation Of Re-Admission Policy Of Girls’ After Teenage Pregnancy In Public Secondary Schools In Kitui County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the determinants of the implementation of re-admission policy of girls after teenage pregnancy in public secondary schools in Kitui County, Kenya. The objectives for the study were; to analyze the influence of home based determinants, school based determinants and the influence of principals’ characteristics on implementation of re-admission policy of girls after teenage pregnancy. The study was based on the critical theory by the Frankfu...

The Water And Sanitation (Wash) Drive In Tanzania: Opportunities And Challenges Head Teachers Face In Rural-Based Schools

Abstract This paper is based on a study carried out in three rural-based primary schools in Dodoma, central Tanzania to investigate opportunities and challenges head teachers face during the implementation of school Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) programme. The qualitative study used interviews, focus group discussions, observations and documentary review in a triangulation fashion to collect the requisite information. It established that the WASH programme benefits include con...

CHALLENGES FACING SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS IN K.E.E.A. MUNICIPALITY

ABSTRACTThe study was aimed at unearthing the challenges facing Senior High School Administrators with particular reference to the schools in Komenda- Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (K.E.E.A.) municipality of Central Region of Ghana. It further sought to find out how the challenges are affecting the general progress of the schools and how the various key stakeholders are supporting the schools.The views of 46 purposively sampled administrators were sought. The administrators here included; headmasters, a...

HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING PRACTICES IN THE ROMAN RIDGE SCHOOL

ABSTRACT This study examines the extent of human resource planning practices in The Roman Ridge School in Accra. The researcher adopted the descriptive research design following an extensive related literature review. Total population sampling was adopted due to the unit of interest and size of the population. 54 (89%) out of a total sample of 61 (100%) completed the survey. Questionnaire and interview guides were used to collect data and descriptive analytical technique was employed....

An Investigation into the Continuous Professional Development Needs of Public Basic School Headteachers in the Ningo-Prampram District

ABSTRACT This study investigated the continuous professional development needs of the public basic school headteachers in the Ningo- Prampram District.  The study investigated into the nature of CPD programmes organised for the headteachers, their CPD needs as well as learning opportunities for such headteachers to enable them to ensure meaningful improvement in quality educational provision. This was a mixed method research, both quantitative and qualitative data was collected. The study u...

EXPLORING LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES IN IMPLEMENTING INCLUSIVE EDUCATION IN EFFUTU MUNICIPALITY

ABSTRACT In an era where the development of a people and nation rests largely on education, the need for everybody to be educated cannot be overemphasized. This makes the concept of inclusive education gain much prominence in recent times. It is important to note that a relatively emerging phenomenon like inclusive education is likely to be met with setbacks in its implementation. This study therefore sought to explore the challenges that educational leaders face in implementing inclusiv...

Secondary Education Improvement Project on Educational Outcomes: The Case of Three Senior High Schools in Brongo Ahafo

ABSTRACT This study examined the influence of the Secondary Educational Improvement Project (SEIP) on educational outcomes in three (3) Senior High Schools in the Brong Ahafo region. Specifically, the study examined the effects of SEIP on enrolment, its influence with regards to academic performance, the challenges facing its implementation and factors essential to its effective implementation. Using a sequential explanatory design, primary data was collected in two phases using sem...

SUPERVISION IN BASIC SCHOOLS IN THE NEW JUABEN MUNICIPALITY OF GHANA

ABSTRACT Even though many interventions have been worked out to enhance teaching and learning in schools, the public outcry about the academic performance of pupils, as well as the general standard of education of some public Basic Schools in the country is said to be on the decline. Stakeholders and many parents have blamed this state of affairs on lack of commitment by administrators of schools and poor performance of teachers. The purpose of the study essentially was to find out abo...


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