Research Papers/Topics in Educational Studies

Acquisition And Mastery Of Oral Language Skills In Enhancing Literacy Development Among Young Children In Tanzania: A Study Of Parents And Teachers

Abstract  Language, both oral and written, is a tool used by a human being in communicating ideas, concepts and sharing experiences in variety of social contexts. It is also necessary in school activities’ instructions. The social contexts essential for enhancing children’s language are the home and school. It is because of this background that the current study was undertaken to establish how parents’ and teachers’ interaction constitute an essential ingredient in the d...

Effect Of Income Generating Activities On Primary School Pupils’ Attendance And Academic Performance

Abstract  The study examined the effect of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) on primary school pupils’ attendance and academic performance in Rombo district of Tanzania. Using both quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection and analysis, the study found that 132 (83%) of the pupil respondents were engaged in IGAs mainly in farming activities in the border area. They used the money to buy school uniforms and other school essentials. Excessive alcohol drinking ...

Effects of School-Based Violence on the Academic Performance of Students

ABSTRACTThis long-essay discussed the topical issue on the effects of school-based violence on the academic achievements of students. It focused the phenomenon from the national and international perspectives. The theoretical framework to the problem was provided. The typologies and different forms of school-based violence were identified and succinctly discussed. They include; corporal punishment, sexual violence, bullying, cultism, fighting, arson, neglect and discrimination. The adol...