Research Papers/Topics in Training And Development

Using Pedagogical Training To Reduce Domestic Electrical Hazards In Tamale Northern Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT Documentary evidence indicates that in the last decade, 593 homes and shops have been lost through electrical faults. Furthermore, interactions with owners of homes and shops in the Metropolis indicate that they do not embark on safety measures and precautions with regards to preventing electrical fire outbreak. When asked how many landlords and business owners will ensure safety in the home and workplace, only 24% of them indicated their willingness. The purpose of this st...

Training Teachers And Parents On How To Minimize Truancy Challenges Among Basic School Pupils Of Savelugu West Circuit Of The Ghana Education Service

ABSTRACT The researcher after critically observing basic school pupils’ attitude towards school attendance in a considerable period of time noticed that some pupils skip class without permission in the West Circuit of Savelugu Nanton Municipality. This necessitated further inquiry about the causes, effects and possible ways to remedy the situation. The design employed to carry out the research was action research. The sample that represented the population of six hundred and thirty...

Training Teachers On The Use Of dienes Multi-Based Blocks To Teach Basic Six Pupils Place Value At Nabulugu D/A Primary School In West Mamprusi District.

ABSTRACT The researcher observed that most teachers do not teach with appropriate teaching and learning materials especially during Mathematics lessons. They undermine the value of Dienes Multi-Base resources and therefore, do not even take into consideration the type of TLMs to be used when planning their lessons. It is as a result of the above mentioned menace that has necessitated embarking on this research. The qualitative research design was adopted by the researcher for this st...

Using Simulation-Based Training Approach To Improve The Marksmanship Skills Of Recruits At The Prisons Officers’ Training School In Accra

ABSTRACTThis research is on the theme “using simulation-based training approach to improve the marksmanship skills of recruits at the Prisons officers Training School”. Thirty (30) general duties officers and twenty (20) tradesmen formed the study sample. The study employed action research design. Simple random sampling and purposive sampling techniques were used. Data obtained through questionnaire, were analysed with the help the IBM SPSS version 20 of using descriptive statistics (aver...

Teacher Absenteeism: Effects On Pupils' Academic Performance In Basic Schools In East Gonja District

ABSTRACT Given the abysmal performance of pupils in schools of the East Gonja district which is said to be the outcome of teacher absenteeism and related factors, the study examined the effects of teacher absenteeism on the academic performance of pupils in the district. A total of 98 respondents comprising of head teachers, assistant head teachers and classroom or subject teachers in the basic schools of the district were interviewed using the structured questionnaire. The data was...

The Impact Of Training On Riot Control In The Tamale Central Prison Of The Northern Region

ABSTRACT The study examined the impact of training in riot control of prison officers and their ability to deliver an effective professional service in the Tamale central prison. Through Yemane’s sampling technique the study selected 125 prison officers to respond to the study. The study adopted stratified sampling and simple random sampling technique to select respondents based on whether they have been trained on riot control or not. The findings revealed that the major cause of ...

Using Rehabilitation Programmes To Reduce The Number Of Recidivists In Tamale Central Prisons In The Northern Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT In spite of the enormous efforts the Ghana government has made to reduce recidivism among ex-convicts, recidivism continues to increase in the country. The study thus aimed at using rehabilitation to reduce recidivism in Tamale Central Prison. The study used both purposive and random sampling procedures to select a sample size of 100 respondents who took part in the study. Data was collected by the use of questionnaires for both primary data and secondary data. The collecte...

Analyzing The Effects Of Professional Development On The Performance Of Teachers In The Sagnarigu District

ABSTRACT Notwithstanding the efforts to improve the professionalism of teachers through various professional development programmes in line with both International and National Educational Policies, some teachers still do not perform satisfactorily. It is against this backdrop that this study was undertaken to analyze the effects of professional development on teachers in the Sagnarigu District. The main objective of the study was to assess the effects of professional development ex...