Research Papers/Topics in Sociology Education

Influence Of School Feeding Programme On Participation Of Pupils In Public Primary Schools In Kilome Division, Makueni County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study set out to establish the influence of School Feeding Programme (SFP) onparticipation of pupils in public primary schools in Kilome Division with a view ofsuggesting possible interventions for corrective action of SFP. While various attempts havebeen made to support SFP in the ASAL regions, the programs have faced numerouschallenges that adversely affect pupils’ education. The objectives of this study focused onfinding out the influence of the SFP on attendance, enro...

Relationship Between School Related Gender Based Violence And Students Academic Performance In Secondary Schools In Nakuru County, Kenya

ABSTRACTIn the recent past cases of gender based violence have been on the increase especially among young girls and boys in school. In particular are cases of peer-to-peer and teacher student sexual harassment experienced in secondary schools across the country. However, amidst the increased crimes among children in schools, educators and education policy makers have underemphasized the sexual and gender based violence in schools. Global data on School Related Gender Based Violence are fragm...

Socio-cultural and economic determinants of boda boda motorcycle transport safety in kisumu county, kenya.

ABSTRACT Road safety remains one of the main societal concerns despite extensive research and interventions. It is a serious challenge in Kenya and the world over. The emergence of boda boda motorcycles as a means of transport in the village paths, the highways and city streets has brought a new dimension to road safety in Kenya. Motorcycle transport, though the most dangerous mode of transport, is still preferred by many because of its availability and flexibility. Although motorcy...

Influence Of Educational Support Systems On Participation Of Orphans And Vulnerable Children In Primary Schools In Kalama Division, Machakos County, Kenyaa.

ABSTRACTThe aim of this study was to investigate on the influence of educational support systems (ESSs) on participation of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) in primary schools in Kalama division, Machakos County, Kenya. This was crucial as OVCs‟ school attendance, retention and class concentration was low due to poor educational support. This contradicted the Kenya National policy on OVCs (2005) which stipulates that OVCs have the right to access education. Th...

Parental Perception On Selected Factors On Academic Performance In Public Primary Schools In Kamara Division Of Nakuru County, Kenya

ABSTRACTAcademic performance has become instrumental in determining a child’s future in thishighly competitive world. All over the world, education is considered to be a benchmarkover which economic development and economic growth of a country depends upon.This study stems from a practical view that there have been complaints that pupils’academic performances have been fluctuating in Kamara Division. The purpose of thestudy was to examine parental factors influencing academic perfor...

Confronting Cyber-Bullying In Schools: Towards Developing Guidelines For Cyber-Bullying Awareness In Highfields-Glenorah District Secondary Schools In Zimbabwe.

ABSTRACTThis study considers the development of cyber-bullying awareness guidelines in three Highfeilds-Glenorah district secondary schools amongst the form twos, form fours and Advanced level students. The purpose of the study was to establish guidelines for cyberbullying awareness in form of a framework in Highfeilds-Glenorah district, and how the findings inform the district education officers, about the challenges faced by the schools in dealing with cyber-bulling...

Prospects of women empowerment towards occupying influential posts in primary schools: a case of kwekwe urban schools.

ABSTRACT The study explored the prospects of women empowerment towards occupying influential posts in primary schools. Three primary schools from Kwekwe urban circuit and the district office respectively constituted the population of the study. The study was guided by the feminist perspective. Data was gathered from heads, deputy heads, teachers‟ in-charge and education inspectors by use of descriptive survey design. The research was guided by four research questions that focused on barrier...

The Association Between Cultural Capital And Academic Writing Skills: A Case Study Of Level One Semester One Communication Skills Students In The Faculties Of Arts And Social Sciences At Midl

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to investigate the association between cultural capital and academicwriting skills of level one semester one Communication Skills students with particular referenceto Midlands State University. This study was informed by the cultural capital framework. A casestudy design was used. Questionnaires were administered to 117 level one semester oneCommunication Skills students of which 53.6% were females. Four lecturers were interviewedwhile assignments were analy...

Socio - Economic Status And Children’s Educational Life Chances: A Study Of Peasant Farmers In Basawa And Bomo Districts Of Kaduna State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study investigates the relationship between socio-economic status and children’s educational life chances using the peasant farmers of Basawa and Bomo districts of Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State as a case study. The study was embarked upon to find out the impact of socio-economic status on children’s educational life chances. Some of the problems of the study area stated in this work are; children’s low school enrolment due to thei...

Impact of online Learning during Covid 19

Maintaining continuity with the education system in Corona is now a big challenge. One of the main aims of this study is to uncover the challenging aspects of online learning during covid-19 in rural areas of Bangladesh. The study used qualitative approaches to deepen the online learning experience and challenging aspects of secondary school students. The result shows that they have all expressed their dissatisfaction, feeling helpless and frustrated, and no well-planned action has been taken...

Factors Influencing Parental Perception Of Nomadic Education In Shagari Local Government Area Of Sokoto State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT This study was designed to investigate factors influencing parental perception of nomadic education in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Descriptive survey design was employed which used Krejcie and Morgan (1971) table for determining the sample size in selecting the subjects for the study, the instruments used were Focus Group Discussion (FGDs) guide, interview and observation were the major instruments used in data collection. Subject of the research work were de...

Influence Of Organisational Culture On The Organisational Commitment Of Academic Staff Of The University

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between the university’s organisational culture and lecturers’ commitment to the university. A correlational research was carried out using randomly selected academic staff of the University of Cape Coast. The study involved 237 respondents who responded to a self- administered questionnaire. The Cronbach’s alpha was used to test for the reliability of the instrument. The reliability coefficient was 0.80. The statisti...

Influence Of Organisational Culture On The Organisational Commitment Of Academic Staff Of The University Of Cape Coast

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of the study was to examine the relationship betweenthe university’s organisational culture and lecturers’ commitment to theuniversity. A correlational research was carried out using randomly selectedacademic staff of the University of Cape Coast. The study involved 237respondents who responded to a self- administered questionnaire. The Cronbach’salpha was used to test for the reliability of the instrument. The reliabilitycoefficient was 0.80. The statistical to...

CONTRIBUTION OF ACTION AID INTERNATIONAL GHANA IN THE PROVISION OF QUALITY EDUCATION IN THE UPPER EAST REGION

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the contribution of Action Aid InternationalGhana (AAIG) in the provision of quality basic education in the Upper EastRegion. The study seeks to identify the extent to which AAIG has contributedto infrastructural development, teachingllearning materials (includingtextbooks), staffing, in-service training and Girl-Child Education. The studyalso seeks to identify how Action Aid is promoting the REV and Shepherdschool schemes as alternative models in education. A t...

FACTORS INFLUENCING PARENTS’ CHOICE OF A SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOR THEIR CHILDREN

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to identify the pertinent factors affecting parents’ choice of a particular senior high school in Ghana. Specifically, the study examines the type of schools parents in the Cape Coast Metropolis choose for their children, and some of the school’s institutional factors that parents look for in deciding the choice of a particular school for their children.The design used for the study was descriptive survey design. A total of 294 parents completed the qu...


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