Educational Administration and Supervision Research Papers/Topics

Evaluation of Secondary School Principals’ Views on the Use of Untrained Teachers in Lesson Delivery in a Free Secondary Education System Era in Kenya

Abstract/Overview This article reports on the findings from a quantitative research study on the views of secondary school principals regarding the teaching competences of untrained teachers in free secondary schools in Kenya. Aim: To investigate the views of secondary school principals‟ views on the qualifications and teaching skills of untrained teachers. Study Design: The study adopted a quantitative survey design and took place in Nyamira County. The study was conducted for six mont...

Perceptions of causes of poor academic performance amongst selected secondary schools in Kericho Sub-County: Implications for school management.

Abstract/Overview This Paper explores perceptions of causes of poor academic performance amongst selected secondary schools in Kericho sub-county and its implications for school management. It focuses on the relationship between family background and students’ poor academic performance in Kericho sub-county. Selected literature revealed that the major highlight on causes of poor academic performance is family background. However, there is need to find out what other factors are causing ...

Predicting students’ intention to continue online learning post-COVID-19 pandemic: extension of the unified theory of acceptance and usage technology

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to predict the intention to continue online learning post the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic among students in the two largest universities of higher learning in Botswana. Furthermore, the purposes of this study are to elucidate the nexus between performance expectancy and continuance intention to establish the effects of efforts expectancy on continuance intention to investigate the relationship between social influence and continuance...

The Effect of Headteachers’ Instructional Supervision Skills on Performance of Teachers in Public Primary Schools of Makindye Division, Kampala

Abstract This study determined the effect of head teachers’ instructional supervision skills on the performance of teachers in public primary schools in Makindye division, Kampala. The research answered the following questions: what is the effect of the levels of head teachers’ instructional supervision skills on the performance of teachers in public primary schools in Makindye division? to what extent have the teachers fulfilled their pedagogical responsibilities in public primary schoo...

Motivation and Teacher Absenteeism in Selected Public and Private Secondary Schools in Kyenjojo District Uganda

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between teacher motivation and teacher absenteeism in selected public and private secondary schools. In gathering information, the research study employed both primary and secondary sources. The study was guided by the following objectives; To determine the demographic characteristics of teachers as to age, gender, education qualifications and teaching experience. To determine the level of teacher’s motivation in selected se...

The Effect of Headteachers Instructional Supervision Skills on Performance of Teachers in Public Primary Schools of Makindye Division, Kampala

Abstract  This study determined the effect of head teachers' instructional supervision skills on the performance of teachers in public primary schools in Makindye division, Kampala. The research answered the following questions: what is the effect of the levels of head teachers' instructional supervision skills on the performance of teachers in public primary schools in Makindye division? to what extent have the teachers fulfilled their pedagogical responsibilities in public primary schools ...

Implementation of Information Technology Policy and Students’ Computer Competency in Selected Government Secondary Schools in Gaya Zone-Kano State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study investigated the level of Implementation of Information Technology Policy and Students’ Computer Competency in selected Government secondary schools in Gaya Zone-Kano State, Nigeria. The study was guided by the three objectives: to determine the level of Implementation of IT Policy, to assess students’ computer competency and to establish the relationship between the implementation of IT Policy and Students’ Computer Competency. This study adopted mixed approaches, co...

Status of Inclusive Education at Kigali Institute of Education.

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to assess the status of inclusive education at Kigali Institute of Education. It was guided by the following research questions: What is the profile of the respondents? What are the resources available in inclusive education? What are the obstacles to students with disabilities in inclusive education? And what is the level of satisfaction of the students with disabilities in inclusive education? A cross-sectional research design was used in this study apply...

Resources Availability and Utilization in Selected Primary Schools in Nairobi East District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study delved on the relationship between resource availability and utilization in selected public primary schools in Nairobi East District. Using a retrospective I ex-post facto descriptive survey design, data was collected from 187 teaching staffs from the primary school under study. The approximation of the study sample was determined through purposive and simple random sampling. The respondents were chosen based on the criteria that they were teaching staff, they were either ...

Rewards and Teachers’ Performance Among Secondary School of Baringo District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study was set to establish the effects of rewards on the performance of teachers in Baringo district secondary schools. The study was prompted by the declining performance in KCSE of most secondary schools in the district (67%) particularly in the last three years (2007-2009). The study examined the types of rewards given to teachers by schools in Baringo district, teachers’ perception on the effect of school rewards on their motivational levels and the effects of rewards on pe...

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 objectives of the stud...

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 schoo...

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 the Hea...

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 influence of pupils' pare...

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

ABSTRACT The 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...


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