Research Papers/Topics in Primary Education

Socio-Economic Status and Academic Achievement of Pupils in Selected Public Primary Schools in Starehe Division, Nairobi, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of socio-economic status on pupils academic achievement. It looked at the association between parental levels of income, parental level of education, marital status and academic achievement of pupils in public primary schools in Starehe Division. The study focused on 180 pupils, 18 teachers and nine headteachers from the division. Descriptive correlational design was employed. Researcher devised questionnaire was used to collect...

Parents Attitude Towards the Universal Primary Education in Tororo Municipality

TAB OF CONTENTS PAGE Top page Declaration............................................................................................. (ii) Approval ............................................................................................... . Dedication............................................................................................... (iv) Acknowledgement.................................................................................. (v) List of tables..........................

The Impact of Poor Curriculum Development On the Pupil's Academic Performance in Southern Sudan, Case Study Twic East County Jonglei State

Abstract The study was basically focused on establishing the impact of poor curriculum development on pupil's academic performance taking Twic East County, Jonglei state, in Southern Sudan as a case study, the seriousness of poor curriculum development was unveiled by this study. In the same way effective and appropriate measures that can be applied to rectify the poor curriculum development cases for the proper teaching of pupils in Southern Sudan for the academic excellence were strongly ex...

Motivation of Science Teachers and Performance of Secondary School Children in Science Subjects, Eldoret Municipality, Kapsoya Village of Eldoret West District in Kenya a Case Study: Eldoret

ABSTRACT This study is out to assess the impact of motivation to Secondary school science teachers of pupils' performance. The study was guided by three specific objectives: to determine the factors in the motivation systems that motivate science teachers in science subjects in Secondary school; to identify the types of motivation that exist in early childhood education schools; to determine the problems associated with motivation in early child hood education in Secondary schools. To collect...

The Impact of Free Primary Education (Fpe) on Early Childhood Education in Ecd Centres In Kegonga Division, Kuria East District

ABSTRACT The study focused on enrolment in ECDE centres on the learning process since the introduction of Free Primary Education (F.P.E) in the year 2003. This resulted into over enrolment in primary schools. Due to this, the researcher decided to investigate on the impact of free primary education on enrolment in ECDE Centers. The researcher used questionnaire as the main tool to collect raw data, which were later filled by the respondents freely without fear and said what they thought about...

The Role of Discipline in Academic Performance of Children Primary Schools: Case Study of Lambwe Division, Suba District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study was conducted to determine the relationship between discipline and the academic performance of pupils in Primary schools by taking the case of Lambwe Division in Suba District. The study particularly sought to establish the relationship that exists between discipline and the poor academic performance of pupils in Primary Schools. The study was conducted by correlation research design, data collected during the month of May 2008 using questionnaire responses from 200 respon...

The Effects of Head Teacher's Channels of Communication on Information Fww in Primary Schools in Petete Sub-County Palisa District

Abstract This research examined the effects of headteahers channels of communication on information flow in primary schools in Petete Sub-county, Palisa district. The objectives of this study were to identify the common channels of communication use by headteachers of primary schools in Petete sub county, to find out how the channels of communication affect the teachers participation on school administration and to show how schools in Petete sub county, Palisa district. The data collection to...

The Contribution of Private Primary Schools in Education Accessibility in Kumi District: A Case Study of on Gino Sub-County

ABSTRACT The study was basically to assess the contribution of private primary school in Ongino subcounty, Kumi district. The objectives of the study included; I. To examine the extent to which private primary schools have contributed to the education accessibility. 2. To establish the challenges experienced by private primary schools in promoting education accessibility. 3. To determine ways of improving the contributions of private primary schools in education accessibility. In order to obt...

The Effect of Educational Finances On Schools’ Administration Under Universal Primary Education Policy in Lira Municipality, Lira District

ABSTRACT The study revealed the effects of education finances in schools administration in Lira municipality, lira district.The researcher involved five schools which were identified using alphabetical letters ABCD and E all of which were government aided primary schools~The data was obtained from 5 head teachers, 5 deputy head teachers, 20 heads of department, 67 teachers and 3 chairpersons of PTA in three sampled schools in lira municipality bringing the total number of respondents to 100. ...

The Role of Extended Families in Improving Education in Rural Areas of Goma Sub County Mukono District

ABSTRACT The study investigated the role of extended families in improving education in rural areas of Goma Sun County, Mukono district. The following objectives guided the study; To investigate the role of extended families in helping family members (children) acquire necessary skills and knowledge in various activities in order to produce self reliant individuals. To investigate whether extended families could be used to restructure the present curriculum so that practicai work is emphasize...

An Assessment of Factors Affecting the Performance of Pupils of English Language in Primary Schools in Dokolo District.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ............................................................................................................................................ iAPPROV AL .................................................................................................................................................. iiDEDICATION ............................................................................................................................................. iiiACKNOWLEDGE...

The Impact of Free Primary Education on Enrolment, Quality, Access and Retention in Ngarua Division, Laikipia West District in Kenya

ABSTRACT The researcher in this research attended to investigate the impact of free primary education or enrollment, access and retention. A case study of primary schools in Ng’arua Division, Laikipia west District in Kenya. The researcher was motivated into the study of this topic because of the government's interest in UPE to find out its impact upon the enrolment, access and retention, The researcher used two types of respondents and parenthesis. The researcher based his study ...

The Psycho-Social Effects of Disability on the Childrens Education in River Oli Division. A Case Study of Three Schools in Arua Municipality

ABSTRACT The study found out the Psycho-Social effects of disability on the children's Education in River Oli Division. The study was guided by three objectives or hypotheses which asked about performance of the children with disability, the integration or relationship of the disabled and their counterparts, i.e. the non disabled, and the role of the curriculum in modeling the disabled children. The study was facilitated and done using three authentically tested tools, i.e. Interviews, quest...

Effects of Drug and Substance Abuse on Academic Performance of Primary Pupils in Nyatike Division, Nyatike District-Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of drug and substance abuse on academic performance of primary pupils in Nyatike Division, Nyatike District- Kenya. Most of schools in this region have being experiencing challenges in trying to fight this menace of drug and substance abuse among the primary pupils. The eight (8) schools that participated in the study were selected random sampling technique. Both random and purposive sampling techniques were used in selecting t...

Instructional Materials in the Teaching and Learning Process in Primary Schools of Nangabo Sub- County, W Akiso District

ABSTRACT This study investigated the role of instructional materials in the teaching / learning process. It was carried out in Nangabo sub county, wakiso district. Respondents used in data collection were : head teachers, heads of departments and teachers. Questionnaires and interview guides were used in data collection. The total number of respondents were 24. The study was based on three objectives : To find out the instructional materials available in primary schools. To identify the role ...


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