Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Attitude of Teachers in Primary Schools Towards Inclusion of Learners with Visual Impairment into Regular Schools: A Case Study of Kibwezi Division, Kibwezi District, Eastern Province, Kenya.

ABSTRACT The study carried out an analysis and investigation on the attitude held by teachers towards the inclusion of the visually impaired learners into regular school programmes. The study took Kibwezi Division, located in Kibwezi District as a case study. Previous studies indicate that a number of factors ranging from the lack of leaming/teaching equipment, negative attitude of teachers towards the visually impaired learners are among the many forces behind their poor academic performanc...

Factors Influencing Selection of Science Subjects Among Secondary School Students in Nandi South District.

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION This chapter was mainly concerned with the background of the study, the statement of the problem, research questions, purpose and objectives of the study. The hypothesis, purpose and significance of the proposed study were looked at in this chapter. 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The basic economic problem that all Government and households face currently is how best to allocate scarce resources competing ends. Resources consist of land, labor, capital and managemen...

The Impact of Teaching and Learning Resources and Student Performance in Selected Schools in Busolwe Town Council in Butaleja District.

ABSTRACT. The study was designed to establish the impact of teaching and learning resources in selected schools ofBusoiwe town council in Butalega district. The objectives ofthe study include: to assess the accessibility of teaching and learning resources, to explore types of teaching and learning resources being used and to exanhine the relationshi~., between Teaching and learning resources and student perjörmance. Simple random andpurposive sampling was used in collecting ofdata, the samp...

Effects of Communication Difficulties On Academic Performance of Learners with Hearing Impairment: A Case Study of Kakamega Municipality, Kakamega Central District

ABSTRACT The study investigated the effects of communication difficulties n academic performance of learners with hearing impairment. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; identifying ways in which our communication can be improved to suit school performance, the effect of communication on school performance, roles of the school in reducing communication barriers. The study was descriptive and analytical in nature where purposive sampling was used to select population. I...

HIV/AIDS and Education in Kibulgeny Zone, Eldoret Municipality

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of IllV/AIDS on the education sector in Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to identify the effect of strategies for addressing HJV/AIDS prevention within the education sector; and to examine the extent to which these strategies are implemented and the obstacles encountered The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to pupils and teachers of the school involved in the study. In chapter four, the findi...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance of Learners with Learning Impairment in Masaba Diviston, Masaba District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The researcher investigated major problems which affect the academic performance of the! hearing impaired regular primary school in Masaba Division Masaba District, Kenya. Despite education for all polIcy, their interests are not addressed. Most of them are not schooling. If they are in school then they are despised and hence looked down upon not knowing that they are normal human beings. Due to this, the researcher had to carry out research targeting the teachers who are handling t...

The Impact of Early Marriage On the Academic Performance of the Girl Child in Use and Non-Use Schools in Mbale District (Use Schools; Ngoma Ss, Mbale Ss, And Non-Use: Wanale View, Mbale Compr

ABSTRACT The title of the study is the impact of early marriages on the academic performance of the girl child in Mbale municipality, Mbale district, Uganda; it was intended to investigate the effect of early marriages on the performance of the girls in education. The report is made up of five chapters, chapter one deals with the introduction, that is, background of the study, statement of the problem, objectives and others, chapter two is all about the literature methodology, chapter four d...

Impact of Deviant Behaviors On Academic Performance of Learners in Few Selected Schools in Makindye Division, Kampala District Uganda

ABSTRACT.  The researcher intends to find out the impact of deviant behavior on academic performance of secondary school students in makindye division, Kampala district Uganda. This research has not been done before so the researcher hopes to get better solutions to be used by stakeholders to solve the challenges. the researcher conducted his research using qualitative and quantitative approaches. He also used survey strategy to collect information. Questionnaires were the main tools to ...

Effects of Hearing Impairment on Academic Performance of Children in an Inclusive Setting, Raneen Zone, Rongo District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This paper explores the relationship between H.I and academic performance of pupils in some of our public primary school in Zone, Rongo District, Kenya. It employs both quantitative and qualitative analysis covering the entire zone which is about 68 square kilometers in area. The research findings revealed that there were many H.I children in our regular primary schools as there was 100% response from respondents on this fact. The figures were bigger in lower primary than upper prim...

Causes of Sexual Immorality Among Adolescences of Kisoro District

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction This chapter provides the background and the setting required to put the research problem in proper context 1.1 Background of the study History In African traditional society sexual immorality was rare. This is because, one committing adultery, engaging in nay kind of immorality was heavily punished Traditionally, the Bakiga and the Banyarwanda a lady playing sex and becoming pregnant before marriage was taken to the forest to be eaten by wild animals and storing...

Challenges of Universal Primary Education in Kenya A Case Study of Selected Primary Schools in Masinga Division, Yatta District. Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study was carried out in the Masinga division in the Yatta district with an intention to determine and identify the outstanding challenges of Universal Primary Education in Kenya while reflecting some selected government-aided primary schools in the Masinga division, Yatta district as an illustrative example. On this note, all other authors' works similar to this particular study were revisited and this formed the basis of the researcher's review of related literature. A descri...

Punishment and Its Consequences On the Behavior of Secondary School Students: A Case Study of Ny Arukoma Secondary School Kyenjojo District Western Uganda.

ABSTRACT This research addresser the extent to which punishment has been used in instilling discipline among students in Nyarukoma Secondary School in Kyenjoj District, the attitude of the students towards punishment and the consequences of punislunent on the behavior of secondary school students. Research question one deals with the extent to which punishment has been used. Research questions two focuses on the attitude of the students towards punislunent and it was found out that to a grea...

Challenges of Universal Primary Education in Uganda A Case Study of Selected Primary Schools in Rubaga Division, Kampala District

ABSTRACT This study was carded out in Rubaga division of Kampala city with an intention to determine and identify the outstanding challenges of Universal Primary Education in Uganda, while reflecting some selected government aided primary schools in Rubaga dMsion as an Illustrative example. On this note, all other authors’ works similar to this particular study were revisited and this formed the basis of the researcher’s review of related literature. A descriptive survey design was emplo...

An Investigation into Factors Influencing Girl Child Drop Out in Selected Primary Schools in Banda Sub-Co Uny, Nama Yingo District

ABSTRACT The study was to investigate into the factors influencing girl child drop out in primary school in Banda Sub-county, Namayingo district. The objectives of the study were: To establish the causes of girl child drop out, to examine the problems facing girl children and to identify solution to girl child drop out in schools. The target population in this study were;- the headteacher, parents, local council and girl children in upper primary as well as some girl child children who dropp...

Infrastructural Development and Economic Growth in Uganda, A Case Study of Makindye Division Kampala

ABSTRACT The study conducted in the Makindye Division in the areas of Munyono, Bunga, Kansanga, Kabalagala and Namuwongo aimed at establishing the relationship between Infrastructure development and economic growth by first establishing the level of infrastructure development, level of growth and the effects on the growth as the study objectives. The problem was low levels of economic growth in the Makindye Division due to poor infrastructure in the area. The objectives of the study were: to...


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