Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Understanding Rural Poverty and Investment Agriculture: An Assessment of Integrated Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Agricultural Institutions

ABSTRACT The wide range of poverty analyses conducted in Kenya in the last ten years is mainly based on the nationwide surveys conducted by the CBS within the framework of the welfare monitoring surveys (1992, 1994, and 1997). Further work was undertaken to 'explain' poverty through participator}' poverty assessments (1994, 1996 an

Drug Abuse, Its Causes and Effects in Primary Schools Within Tetu North Zone, Tetu Division, Nyeri District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT Guidance and counseling aims to cultivate mold and maintain a trouble free society. It deals with societal problems ranging from marital, academic, financial, career and professional, e.t.c. its benefits in the society cannot be overemphasized. The drug use and abuse monster has refused to leave our schools. There have been grisly acts by students where lives has been lost, property destroyed, dreams chattered and generations formed but this problem is still biting. This research pap...

The Effects of Instructional Materials On Academic Performance of Children in Primary Schools: A Case Study of Lwengo Sub-County, Lwengo District

ABSTRACT The study investigated the effects of instructional materials on performance in schools. The study was guided by specific objectives that included~ to determine different kinds of instructional materials, to identify the effects of instructional materials on performance and to assess the relationship between instructional materials and performance in schools. The research consists of five chapters. Chapter one with introduction chapter two consists of the related literature, chapter ...

Education Policy Implementation and Performance of Schools in Bududa District, Eastern Uganda

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study to explore the role of education policy implementation and performance of schools in Bududa district, eastern Uganda. The study set to examine the role education policy on performance of schools in Bududa district Eastern Uganda. To examine the challenges faced in policy the educational policy implementation in the schools and finally to establish the strategies for improving the performance of schools through policy implementation. The study was conducted b...

Impact of Utilization of Physics Laboratory Equipment On Students’ Academic Performance On Physics in Use Schools in Hoima Municipality, Hoima District

ABSTRACT The study sought to determine the available Physics Laboratory Equipment for the teaching and learning of physics in senior secondary schools in Uganda as well as the extent of utilizing the available equipment. The research design adopted for the study was a descriptive survey. The sample consisted of nine hundred students who were randomly chosen and fifty Physics teachers who were purposively selected from five senior secondary schools in Hoima. Three instruments were used for th...

The Impact of Domestic Violence On Learners in Madiany Division, Rarieda District, Kenya:

ABSTRACT Exposure to domestic violence has significant negative repercussions for children's social, emotional, and academic functioning. In the past decade, mental health professionals have developed treatment programs and approaches aimed at mitigating these deleterious effects. Their efforts, however, are often hampered by difficulty identifying and gaining access to the target population because the occmTence of domestic violence remains a family secret in many households. Clinicians and...

Factor Affecting Performance in English at Kenya Certificate of Primary Education for Learners with Learning Difficulties, Kisanana Zone Kenya

ABSTRACT The study at finding the factors affecting performance in English at Kenya Certificate of Primary Education among learners with learning difficulties. The objectives of the study are to determine why learners perform poorly at KCPE. It also investigates the teaching and learning approaches used in teaching English in our schools and to involve stakeholders in provision of services and resources to improve the performance of learners. The research covered Kisanana Zone of Koibatek di...

Child Labour and Academic Performance of Standard Eight Learners: A Case Study of Rabuor Koguta Primary School, Rachuonyo North District, Homabay County

ABSTRACT This research is about child labour and the academic performance of standard eight learners. It was guided by three objectives; to identify the relationship between child labour and academic performance of standard Eight learners, to identify the effects of child labour on the academic performance of learners, and to establish the strategies used to curb child labour and improve academic performance. Stratified sampling was used where 60 respondents were selected. Among the strategie...

Effects of Neurological Problems On Academic Performance of Pupils in Selected Primary Schools in Adjumani District.

ABSTRACT The study was about effects of neurological problems on academic performance of pupils in selected primary schools in Adjumani District. The study's target population was teachers in primary schools and the method of sampling that was used was equal size cluster random sampling method using all a list of all teacher in each selected primary s.chool. A sample of50 teachers was drawn and the response rate.was 80% for the whole study. The study revealed that the most neurological probl...

An Investigation into Factors Affecting Girl Child School Dropout in Bundibugyo District Uganda (Case Study of Bubandi Primary School)

ABSTRACT The qualitative study investigated the causes of girl child dropout in Bubandi Primary School- Bundibugyo. The study was guided by the following objectives; to establish the institutional factors leading to school dropout, to find out if there are some cultural factors in society which cause girls to dropout of schools, to establish if the government policies have influenced girls to dropout of schools and to find out if family background has influenced girls to drop out of school. ...

Teachers’ Motivation and Academic Performance of Students; A Case Study of Kwapa Sub-County, Tororo District, Uganda

ABSTRACT This study was carried out in selected Secondary schools in Kwapa sub-county to investigate teachers’ motivation and academic performance of students. The following objected were formulated to guide my study; To establish the types of motivation. To establish the types of motivation used in. To determine whether the methods of motivation used contribute to academic performance in the schools used in Kwapa sub-county. From the research study, it was evident that there existed a not...

Impacts of Free Primary Education On Early Childhood in W Aa- Ng'ombeni Zone in Matuga Division, Kw Ale County Kenya

ABSTRACT The research was aimed at investigating and elaborating Impact on free primary education on early childhood development centers in Waa- Ngo'mbeni zone in Kwale County (Kenya). The objectives of the study were; to find out impact on free primary education on early childhood development centers, to identify the impacts of free primary education on early childhood in W aa - Ngo'mbeni Zone, Kwale county in Kenya to determine whether free education influences education and illiteracy in ...

The Effects of Hearing Impairment On Academic Performance in Regular Primary Schools in Kasarani Nairobi North District

ABSTRACT The study was carried out to investigate the effect of hearing impairments on the academic performance of the hearing impaired in regular schools in Kasarani division Nairobi. Most of these learners are ignored and exploited in the community, and face negative reactions from the surrounding community. Due to the slow pace of the government implementation of its policies, these learners with hearing impairments in Kasarani division, Ruaraka zone continue to be subjected to poor learn...

Teaching Learning Resources and Students’ Academic Performance in Mathematics in Universal Secondary Schools of Jinja District.

ABSTRACT Education is a fundamental human right, and a key input in production and development of an economy. This explains why countries worldwide plan for and increase budgetary allocations to fund various educational programmes each financial year. There is however concern on the quality of education offered and performance of students in national examinations. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of teaching and learning resources on students’ performance mathematics ...

School Environment and Academic Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Muhoroni Division Nyando District

Abstract This research was about the effect of the environment on the academic performance of pupils in selected primary schools in the Muhoroni Division in Nyando District. The researcher was concerned that the school environment through a number of factors such as sitting arrangement, congestion in classes, lack of textbooks, lack of teaching-learning materials, lack of teachers, incidences of lateness and absenteeism of teachers affected the performance of pupils in KCPE examinations. The...


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