Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

HEALTH IMPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF COSMETICS.

ABSTRACT Cosmetics are products applied to the body or face to improve appearance. They cleanse, beautify, promote attractiveness and alter appearance of the body. The concept of beauty and cosmetics is as old as mankind and civilization. Assorted beauty products such as skin care products, hair products, fragrances, oral hygiene, and nail products, which may contain toxic chemicals that can be harmful to health are used especially ...

Constraints Facing Cocoa-Based Agricultural Knowledge and Information System in Ghana: Perception of Cocoa Farmers in the Eastern Region of Ghana

The study ranked and analysed the constraints facing the Cocoa-based Agricultural Knowledge and Information System (AKIS) in Ghana from the perspectives of cocoa farmers in the Eastern Region. Kendall’s Coefficient of Concordance (W) was used to test the rank of factors that influence the efficient functioning of the cocoa-based AKIS. The study revealed that there was a 100% agreement among the various rankings that 22.7% of the coefficient of concordance is correct. Implying that, there is...

Performance Appraisal and Work Productivity of Administrative Staff in Selected Secondary Schools in Lira Municipality, Northern Uganda

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this study was to establish whether there is a significant relationship between Performance appraisal and Work Productivity. It was guided by five specific objectives, which included: i) to determine the demographic characteristics of respondents in terms of gender, age, highest education qualification, field of specialization, terms of employment, experience in service, marital status and appointment authority, ii) to determine the level of Performance appraisal; ii...

Determinants of Academic Performance in Selected Primary Schools of Olmoran Division in Laikipia West District in Rift Valley Province in Kenya.

ABSTRACT  The study investigated determinants of academic performance in selected primary schools in Olmoran division of Laikipia west district in Kenya. The intention of the study was to minimize negative determinants of academic perofmrance while enhancing the positive ones which lead to improved academic performance in Olmora division of Laikipia west district. The study highlighted the importance of qualitative education for all and the attempts which have been made by the Kenyan Governm...

Personality Traits and Dominant Management Styles of Primary School Head Teachers in Amach Sub- County in Lira District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT  The study about personality traits and dominant management styles of head teachers was carried out in primary schools in Amach Sub County. It set out to investigate the personality traits of head teachers; to identify the dominant management styles used in primary schools by head teachers, to establish whether there was a difference in the personality traits of head teachers between the ones of private and those of public schools; to establish whether there was a difference in the ...

Team Building and Service Delivery in Selected Public Primary Schools in Getembe Division, Kisii County, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The study correlates team building and service delivery in selected public primary schools in Getembe Division, Kenya. It was guided by four objectives namely; to determine the profile of respondents in terms of gender, age, educational qualification and years of teaching experiences, present position, and marital status, to determine the level of team building, to determine the level of service delivery. To determine if there is significant relationship between the levels of team ...

Development of Resource Management Programme in Sorghum Production Enterprises for Training Secondary School Graduates for Employment in Kwara and Kogi States, Nigeria

Abstract  This study focused on the development of resource management programme in sorghum production enterprises for training secondary school graduates for employment in Kwara and Kogi States, Nigeria. Six research questions were answered by the study and six hypotheses were formulated and tested at the probability of 0.05. Research and Development design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 1,624 made up of eight lecturers of Agricultural Education from University o...

Teachers Motivation and Academic Performance in Primary Schools in Namayingo District in Eastern Region, Uganda

ABSTRACT  The purpose of study investigated about; the nature of teacher motivation among primary schools, factors influencing academic performance, the relationship between motivation and academic performance, and factors affecting the effectiveness of motivation on academic performance. Hypothesis was tested: H1: There is positive relationship between teacher‟s motivation and academic performance in Namayingo district. A sample size of 374 respondents was used including teachers, directo...

Physical Exercises and Play on Academic Performance in Kadibo Division Kisumu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The topic of the study was Physical Exercise and Play and Academic Performance in Kadibo Division, Kisumu County, Kenya. The purpose of the study was to establish whether there is a relationship between Physical Exercise and Play and Academic Performance inKadibo Division, Kisumu County, Kenya. It was guided by three objectives and these are; to establish the level of Physical Exercise and Play among young learners in Kadibo Division, Kisumu County, Kenya, to determine the academic...

Orientation and Mobility of Visually Impaired Learners in Selected Primary Schools Lamu County Kenya

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to find out challenges faced by visually impaired learners in orientation and mobility in primary schools. The sample size consisted of 128 standard seven and eight learners from 10 primary schools in Lamu County, Kenya. The instrument used was a questionnaire. The data analysis used was descriptive statistics to describe data. The findings indicated that, cane, sitting at a table, sitting on a chair and room familiarization were well taught orientation...

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Schools and Economic Empowerment of the Graduates in Muhanga District, Rwanda

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between Technical and Vocational Education and Training Schools (TVETs) and economic empowerment of the graduates from TVETs in Muhanga District, Rwanda. This was based on three objectives namely to: investigate the relevance of TVETs in Muhanga District; to determine the level of economic empowerment of graduates from TVETs in Muhanqa District; and finally to establish the relationship between TVETs and economic empowerme...

Knowledge Attitudes and Practice to Sanitation Facilities among Secondary Students in Sokoto Metropolis

Sanitation is one of the most important aspects of community well-being because it protects human health, extends life spans, and is essential to provide benefits to the economy. Sanitation (e.g. toilets, latrines, mechanized wastewater treatment) is currently deployed as a way to contain and/or treat human excreta (and in some cases grey water) to protect human health and the environment. “Improved” (now referred to as “basic” since 2015) access to sanitation is defined as one that s...

Foreign Intervention and Peace Building in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT This study had the main objective to establish the role of foreign intervention in the peace building of Mogadishu, Somalia. The researcher was motivated by the fact that there was little progress in the peace building process in Mogadishu. The study was guided by the following objectives 1) to examine the foreign intervention strategies employed in Mogadishu Somalia 2) to assess the peace building process in Mogadishu, Somalia and 3) to establish a relationship between the foreign i...

Instructional Supervision and Teacher Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Butaleja District

ABSTRACT The study examined the relationship between instructional inspection and teacher performance in Butaleja Sub County in Butaleja district. Three major objectives were pursued and they included; establishing the level of instructional supervision in• selected primary schools in Butaleja district, establish the level of teacher perfonm~nce in selected primary schools in Butaleja district and establishing the relationship between instructional supervision and teacher performance in sel...


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