Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

An analysis of provisions for Early Childhood Development (ECD) A and B, a case study of one government primary school in Chitungwiza district.

ABSTRACT.The research contains an analysis of provisions for ECD A and B, a case study of onegovernment primary school in Chitungwiza district. A sporadic rush of attachment ofchildcare facilities has been witnessed in Zimbabwe soon after the circulation ofDirector’s Circular 12 of 2005 in which government schools were given the mandate toattach ECD A and B facilities in the normal stream through the school developmentcommittees. This has emanated in some communities having high quality ECD...

Isitshikitsha and izangoma dances. A comparative study

ABSTRACTThe study compared izangoma and isitshikitsha dances performed at Dinyane village in Tsholotsho. There is very limited literature on the performance of these dances. Comparing and documenting these two dances among others will bring an understanding of their differences in the coming generations. In this study the researcher made use of a qualitative research design in form of ethnography. Data was collected from the villagers. The researcher chose knowledgeable people like the tradit...

Enhancing The Learning Of Subtraction Concepts Through Songs To Grade Two Pupils At Gwenzimukulu Primary School

ABSTRACTThe research’s main focus was to enhance the learning of mathematical subtraction conceptsthrough the aid of songs. Attempts were made to help pupils learn mathematical subtractionconcepts through the aid of songs. The study was carried out in a second grade class in a ruralschool called Gwenzimukulu Primary. It is qualitative in nature. An action research wasemployed in collecting data. Grade Two Red class participated in the study. Conveniencesampling technique was used to select ...

Assessment Of Household Water Services Accessibility In Karatu District Tanzania: A Case Of World Vision Dream Village Wash Project

ABSTRACTThe study aimed at assessing household water service accessibility in Karatu DistrictTanzania, a case of world vision dream village WASH project. Specifically, the studywanted to establish the level of access to water services before and after the dream villageWASH project, to assess community involvement in dream village WASH project, and todetermine household water users’ opinions on dream village WASH project. The studyadopted both quantitative and qualitative research approaches...

The state of infrastructure development in Early Childhood Development Centres in EPMAFARA District Primary Schools in Harare

AbstractThe teaching and learning of E.C.D has emerged as a major theme internationally in recent years. Many policies have been made towards the implementation of E.C.D. The government of Zimbabwe also implemented the programme by including E.C.D classes in both public and private schools. It is very critical to ascertain whether the health and safety of learners in terms of infrastructure provision is being considered. It is also very important to find out whether the infrastructure in scho...

Influence Of Teenage Sexual Behaviour On Academic Performance Among Public Secondary School Students In Bungoma South Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACTSexual activities among adolescents have been reported to be on the increase. The trendacross the world shows that many adolescents are initiating sexual activity from as earlyas 10 years with many disastrous effects on their lives, health and education. Thesebehaviors predispose teenagers to academic risks by reducing their motivation to learn, aswell as their feeling of connectedness to academic performance. The purpose of thestudy was to investigate the influence of teenage sexual ...

Influence Of Family Structure On Pre-School Learners’ Class Participation In Public Pre-Schools In Mwingi Zone, Mwingi Sub-County, Kitui County- Kenya

ABSTRACTModern society is characterized by changing family structures and changing lifestylesand Mwingi zone is not an exception. This study was designed to investigate whetherfamily structure has influence on pre-school learners’ class participation. The objectivesof the study were to establish the influence of intact-biological parent families on preschoollearners’ class participation , to determine the influence of single- parent familieson pre-school learners’ class participation, t...

Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Boy-Child Drop Out Rate From Public Day Secondary Schools In Kilungu Sub-County-Makueni County

ABSTRACTThe government of Kenya has placed certain measures to give basic education to its citizens by introducing Free Primary Education and Free Day Secondary Education. Despite this effort, students both boys and girls have been dropping out of school. School dropout for both boys and girls is a very serious issue not only in Kenya but also in the whole world. The main purpose for the study was to investigate the socio-economic factors that influence boy-child dropout from public day secon...

Influence Of Play On Social And Emotional Development Of Pre-School Children In Kyangwithya Zone, Kitui County

ABSTRACT Play is an essential part of children’s daily life and it promotes all round child development. Children develop physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually through play. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of play on social and emotional development of preschoolers in Kyangwithya Zone, Kitui County. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study. These were; to determine whether the availability of play materials influence children’s soci...

School-Relatedfactorsinfluencing Effective Implementation Of Primary School Curriculum In Nguu Division, Makueni County, Kenya

ABSTRACTSchools play critical roles in the implementation of primary school curriculum.However, syllabus coverage and pupils’ academic performance has been dismal. Thepurpose of this study was to investigate school-related factors influencing effectiveimplementation of primary school curriculum in Nguu Division, Makueni County,Kenya. The study objectives sought to; investigate the influence of schools’ staffinglevels; schools’ provision of instructional resources; schools’ provision o...

Influence Of Socio- Economic Factors On Pupils Transition From Primary To Secondary Schools In Machakos Sub-County

ABSTRACTThe aim of this study was to investigate the socio-economic factors influencingtransition of pupils from primary school to secondary school in Machakos Subcounty.This study was necessitated by the relatively low transition rate of pupils inMachakos Sub-County of 75% compared to the national transition rate of 84%. Thestudy was guided by three objectives which are to determine; the influence of cost ofeducation on transition rates, the influence of parent’s educational level on trans...

Single Motherhood Family Structure And Its Effects On Moral Development Of Primary School Children In Kalundu Zone, Kitui County

ABSTRACTThe pattern of family structure has changed drastically, all over the world. Increasing numbers and proportions of children born outside marriage and the rise in divorce rate have contributed to increased proportions of children growing up in single mother-families; hence the purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of single motherhood on moral development of children in Kalundu Zone schools, Kitui County. Three research objectives were formulated to guide the study. Thes...

Influence Of Free Primary Education On Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education Performance In Kitise Division, Kathonzweni Sub-County, Makueni

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of Free Primary Education (FPE) on Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) performance in Kitise Division, Kathonzweni Sub-County, Makueni County. Four research objectives were formulated: to assess the influence of pupils‟ enrollment on KCPE performance; determine the influence of quality of teaching on pupils‟ KCPE performance; establish the influence of teaching learning resources on KCPE performance and lastly in...

Educational Factors Influencing Learning Of Imaginative Writing Among Form Three Secondary School Students In Kakamega Central Sub County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTSecondary school students in Kenya learn imaginative writing through English, asecond language performed dismally making educators and the general Kenyanpublic worried. This study established educational factors influencing learning ofimaginative writing in secondary schools in Kakamega Central Sub County, Kenya. Itinvestigated the strategies secondary school teachers of English use in the teaching ofimaginative writing, Form Three students’ practices used to learning of imaginative...

Relationship Between Instructional Supervisor’s Attributes And Students’ Academic Performance In Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education In Public Schools In Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe education system in Kenya is examination oriented and its quality is seen in terms ofthe number of students passing national examinations. The issue of poor academicperformance in examinations signifies a critical impediment in any country sinceeducation is a major contribution to economic growth. The purpose of this study was toinvestigate the relationship between instructional supervisor’s attributes and students’academic performance in Kenya Certificate of Secondary School ...


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