Research Papers/Topics in Lifelong Learning And Community Education

The Effects Of Parents's Background On The Academic Performance Of Pupils: Case Study Of Pupils Of Kibargoi Zone, Soy Division, Keiyo Distirct Province, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study examined the effect of parent's involvement in education on the academic performance of the mentally retarded children in public primary schools of Kibargoi zone; Soy division of Keiyo district Kenya The scope of the study was the Rift Valley Province. The target population was all the parents of mentally retarded children. The sample populations are two parents and two class one teachers from the seven sampled schools. The collected data is presented in the freque...

The effect of poor infrastructure on the performance of universal primary education programme in kamwenge sub-county, kamwenge districf.

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of poor infrastructure on the performance of U.P.E programme.The study specifically was guided by the following objectives:-To find out how the poor infrastructure affects the performance of UPE programme. Despite the governments' implementation of USE there is poor performance in primary leaving examination in Kamwenge subcounty Kamwenge district which can be attributed to poor infrastructure that affects the Universal P...

The Effects Of Alcohol Abuse On Academic Performance Of Learners In Selected Primary Schools Of Kaiti Division, Makveni District Kenya

ABSTRACT This research set out to assess the extent to which alcohol abuse and consumption has affected learner's academic performance. It utilized the following objectives to guide the study: To assess the magnitude of the problem of alcohol abuse and consumption in primary schools of Kaiti division. To investigate the causes of alcohol abuse in primary schools; To assess the effects of alcohol abuse on the individual children; To investigate the challenges which learners face as a re...

The Influence Of Parenting And Academic Performance Of Learners: A Case Study Of Selected Schools Of Chepkorio Zone, In Keiyo South District

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to investigate parenthood and academic performance of primary pupils. The specific objectives of the study were To determine Parents influence on the academic peiformance of early childhood education in regards to, Academic oriented practices, School participation practice, Determine the importance of parental involvement in their children's schooling, Investigate the Parenting Styles that affect children The methods used for data collection were qu...

Factors responsible for the poor performance of girls in mathematics. A case study of barwessa zone baringo district, kenya.

ABSTRACT This study was a description cross sectional design aimed at determined the factors affecting girls poor performance in maths in Barwessa zone as being an illustrative example. My objectives were; To determine why the performance of girls in mathematics in primary schools is poor To determine possible ways for nurturing mathematics solving problem attitude in pupils to improve their performance. To determine possible ways of developing intellectual abilities and skills in cri...

The Academic Performance Of Girl Child In Primary Schopls In Matungu Division, Matungu District, ~

ABSTRACT I The study looked at assessing the perfor111ance of girl child education in selected pri111ar) schools in Matungu Division. Matungu District. Kenva. ' '-' .... ., There are direct and opportunity costs of education which has strong negative effects on fe111ale educational 'opportunities. The purpose of this study was to assess the factors influencing perfor111rn1ce or girl child educatiop in relation 1,o access. participation and co111pleqo11 rates in Matungu Division. Matungu...

Teaching Methods And The Acadeic Performance Of Students In Mathemetics Of Githaithi Secondary Schoo

ABSTRACT This study was conducted in Gathaithi secondary school, Githunguri Division, Kiambu District, Kenya. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of teaching methods on the academic performance of learners in mathematics subject in Gathaithi secondary school. The study used teachers and learners of the above school This book is made up of five chapters. Chapter one deals with introductory part of the research. It gives the general background of the research ...

An Assessment Of Teachers Motivation On Academic Performance Of Primary Pupils In Tabaka/ Rigena Zone Nyamarambe Division Gucha South District Kenya

ABSTRACT The research project topic is an assessment of teacher's motivation on academic performance of primary pupils in Tabaka Zone Nyamarambe Division Gucha South District, Kenya. The research project was divided in five chapters which dealt exclusively in all matters that the researcher believed would be of value to the research project. The objectives of the study were to find out whether the quality of education has changed on inception of free primary education. The challenges f...

Causes Of Drug Abuse Among The Youth In Majimazuri Division, Nyamache District Kenya

ABSTRACT The JJllf'JJose o/1hi.1 s/ll((l' 11·us lo inres1igu1e 011 !he causes of drug abuse among !he youlhs basically fi-0111 ages (15-]5 years) in Majimazuri division ·within Nyamache district-Kenya ,J desaiplire research design was adopted where the /arget population consisled of youths, parents und /eachers . . I lo/a/ of'70 re.11wnde111s were involved in !he study that included ./0 youths, 20 11are111.1· and 10 1eachers. Queslionnaires and inlerl'iews were !he main tools of data ...

Students’ Attitudes Towards Physics Subject In Makindu High School, Kibwezi District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to establish the attitudes towards physicsin Makindu high school, Kibwezi District, Kenya..The specific obleetives of the study ~ven~ to investigate some factorsresponsible for 11w a liii ucl

Teaching And Performance In English Language In Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education In Kikuyu Division Central Province ,Kenya

ABSTRACT. The research is based on the teaching and performance of English Language in Kenya certificate of secondary education (K.C.S.E) A case study in Kikuyu Division, Kiambu District central province, Kenya. The research objective was to determine the relationship between teaching of pupils and their performance in English Language. The researcher investigated on the relationship between the use of English Language, native Language and other Languages. He also dealt on the relation...

Perceived Effect Of Participatory Monitoring And Evaluation On The Local Authority Service Delivery Action Planning (Lasdap) Process In Bondo Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACTCommunity participation has remained a key concept in the development process in Kenya and many parts of the world today. Local Authority Service Delivery Action Planning (LASDAP) was meant to achieve community participation with participatory monitoring and evaluation as the driving force within the local authorities in Kenya. Many projects have been implemented across Bondo Sub County yet no study has been carried out to determine the effect of participatory monitoring and evaluatio...

An Investigation Of Reading Methods Used By Basic Education Teaching Diploma (Betd) Primary School Teachers In The Kavango Education Region Of Namibia

ABSTRACTThis study investigated how Basic Education Teaching Diploma (BETD) graduate teachers applied teaching methods of reading that they were taught at college in their teaching of reading in schools. Using a qualitative case study approach, a non-probability convenience sampling method was employed to select 19 teachers from 5 primary schools in Rundu Circuit, Kavango Region of Namibia. To find out how the selected teachers used the teaching methods they were taught at college. Data were ...

Parents’ Participation In The Family Literacy Programme In The Kavango East Region Of Namibia.

ABSTRACTThe establishment of Family Literacy Programmes is a worldwide trend as it is an educational method that promotes the notion of the parent being the child’s first teacher. A Family Literacy Programme (FLP) was implemented in the Kavango East Region of Namibia through the Directorate of Adult and Lifelong Learning. However, there is a high drop-out rate and low participation among parents. This study therefore sought to investigate parents’ participation in the FLP in the Kavango E...

A Case Study On The Social And Economic Experiences Of The Children Of The Liberation Struggle At Berg Aukas Camp In Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region

ABSTRACT In 1990, when Namibia gained independence, about 43000 exiled Namibians were repatriated back home from different countries. Included in this number were soldiers and refugees including children who were born during the liberation struggle. These children have been called “Exiled Kids,” “Returnees Children,” Ex-War Children,” SWAPO Children” and so on. However, later on they were officially called Children of the Liberation Struggle (CLS) after they had come to prom...


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