Research Papers/Topics in Educational Foundation

Teacher Quality and Students’ Academic Performance in Selected Public Secondary Schools in Ngororero District, Rwanda

ABSTRACT The study investigated “Teacher Quality and Students’ Academic Performance in Secondary Schools in Ngororero District, Rwarida”. In carrying out the research, the study determined the profile of; degree of teachers’ quality; the level of students’ academic performance; the relationship between level of teacher quality and the level of performance. The study employed descriptive correlation design and had a sample size of 132 teachers derived from a population of 202 teacher...

Firewood Scarcity Challenges Faced by Rural Women in Rwanda

ABSTRACT The pattern and profile & energy use prevailing today raises important questions about linkages between energy and the economy, social issues, security and above all, environmental protection. Rwanda has a number of potential energy resources from blomass, hydro, solar, petroleum, methane gas, wind and geothermal. However, the major Issue in this regard Is the technological exploitation and scientific data on this potential. The widespread and inefficient use of traditional blomass w...

Integrated Approach and Pupils’ Academic Achievement in Kalungu Sub County. A Case Study of Stenseera Primay School Kalung District, Uganda

ABSTRACT This study was focused on integrated approach versus people’s academic achievement in Kalungu Sub-County, Kalungu District. A case study of Stenseera Education Center in Kalungu District. It was based on how teaching methods help in academic achievement and specifically guided by these objectives; To determine the profile of the respondents in terms of age and gender. To determine the level of pupil’s academic achievement under the integrated approach in Kalungu sub-county in Kal...

Extent of Utilization of Play Method of Teaching in Pre - Primary Schools

ABSTRACT This study focused on the Extent of Utilization of Play Method of Teaching in PrePrimary Schools in Awka Educational Zone of Anambra State. The work particularly stressed on the availability and utilization of material resources; that is, instructional materials otherwise called teaching aids and the use of play method of teaching. To address the problem of the study, four research questions and four null hypotheses were formulated. Descriptive survey design was employed. Twenty one ...

Effects of Rational-Emotive Behaviour and Systematic Desensitization Therapies On Ss1 Students’ Test Anxiety in Government Senior Secondary School, Township, Jos-Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study examined the effects of Rational-Emotive Behaviour and Systematic Desensitization therapies on SS1 Students‟ test anxiety in Government Senior Secondary School, Township, Jos. This was motivated by the increasing incidence of mass failure of students in West African Examination Council (WAEC) and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This anxious state seems to make students fear examinations and engage in malpractices. The study examined the following varia...

Effects of Rational-Emotive Behavior and Systematic Desensitization Therapies on Ss1 Students’ Test Anxiety In Government Senior Secondary School, Township, Jos-Nigeria

ABSTRACT  The study examined the effects of Rational-Emotive Behaviour and Systematic Desensitization therapies on SS1 Students‟ test anxiety in Government Senior Secondary School, Township, Jos. This was motivated by the increasing incidence of mass failure of students in West African Examination Council (WAEC) and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This anxious state seems to make students fear examinations and engage in malpractices. The study examined the following vari...

Assessment of The Provision and Utilization of Information and Communication Technology

ABSTRACT •. This instigated the assessment of the provision and utilization of information communication technology for records management of seconds in Nigeria. The study employed a descriptive research design mlation of the study was 3335 secondary school teachers of FeT _ "j)le of the study comprised 347 teachers that were selected from a]secondary schools in FCT using stratified random sampling. The irs used for data collection was a questionnaire which contain five items on a modified...

Assessment of Teacher Empowerment Programme, Utility Assurance Policy and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in The Federal Capital Territory

Abstract Teacher Empowerment programme Quality Assurance policy and Academic performance of Secondary School Students in the 'T. Four (4) research questions were drawn up and four (4) hypotheses were emulated to guide the study. The correlational survey research was employed. e sample size used for the study was 458 teachers selected tl"1rough a systematic sampling technique. A researcher developed questionnaire cOl-"1taining 28 structured ms on teacher empowerment, quality assurance and stud...

Management of Organisational Climate to Enhance Teachers' Job Satisfaction in Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State

Abstract:  This study was on Management of Organizational Climate to enhance Teachers’ Job Satisfaction in secondary schools in Ebonyi State. The study was guided by three specific purposes, three research questions and three hypotheses. Literature related to the study was reviewed. The descriptive survey design was  adopted for the study. The population of the study was four thousand five hundred and eighty-five (4585) principals and teachers. This ...

Local Government as a Foundation for Nation Development (A Case Study of Ilorin East Local Government)

TABLE OF CONTENT Title page Certification Dedication Acknowledgement Table of content CHAPTER ONE 1.0     General introduction or background of the study 1.1     Introduction 1.2     Statement of the study 1.3     Purpose / objective of the study 1.4     Significant of the study 1.5     Research of the study 1.6     Scope and limitation of the study 1.7     Organization of the study / plan of the study 1.8     Definition of terms or operational terms ...

Influence of School Environment on Academic Achievement of Students of Public Secondary School in Enugu State

ABSTRACT   The study was carried out to investigate the influence of the school environment on academic achievement of students in Enugu State public secondary schools. The design of the study is descriptive while the population comprised principals and teachers in the education zone. The sample size for the study was 600 respondents while a researchers’ self developed questionnaire formed the instrument for data collection. Three experts validated the instrument and a cronbach Alpha reli...

Professional Development Programmes and Teachers’ Effectiveness in Ilorin-West Local Government Area Secondary Schools, Kwara State

ABSTRACT The teachers are the key actors in the effectiveness of secondary school education. It is therefore important to ensure that they perform their roles as expected towards the achievement of educational goals and objectives. A descriptive research design was adopted for this study. There are 702 teachers working in public secondary schools in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State shall be the target population of this study. 310 teachers was randomly selected out of 702 te...

EFFECT OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN ENUGU SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE

Abstract: The study examined the effect of examination malpractice on the academic achievement of senior secondary school in Enugu South LGA. Three specific purposes and three research questions guided the study. A survey research design was used for the study. The population of the study consists of all the economics students in the government secondary schools in the study area which is twenty-four thousand three hundred and ten (24310) with a sample size of two hundred and forty (240). The...

Effects Of Cattle Rustling On Access And Participation In Primary Education In Alale Division, West Pokot County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study investigated the extent to which cattle rustling had impacted on pupil‟s access and participation in primary education in Alale Division, North Pokot Subcounty. The study investigated enrolment, retention, drop-out and absenteeism rates of both pupils and teachers in schools. It also evaluated general performance of schools‟ KCPE results. It is intended that this research will shed light to education stakeholders in this region so as to manage better children‟s acce...

Access To And Participation Of Women In Science-Oriented Vocation Education And Training Programmes In Kenya

ABSTRACT Since the women‟s decade conference in Nairobi, various efforts have been made by governments and international donors to increase women‟s participation in formal schooling and the labour market. However, evidence still persists that women in most parts of the world face numerous challenges. The objective of this study was to explore persisting challenges that exclude women students from pursuing science and mathematics programmes in Kenya‟s vocational training institutes. The ...


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