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Research Papers/Topics in Education

Skills And Methodological Constraints To Effective Instructional Supervision In Public Primary Schools In Central Division, Mumias District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The overall research problem addressed in this study was that despite the Government having injected a lot of funds on supervision of schools, skills and methods employed are far from adequate. Little has been done to analyze the impact of skill and methodological constraints to effective instructional supervision. The continued decline in the quality of education especially in public primary schools has brought supervision to sharp focus. It was against this backdrop that the ...

Factors Affecting The Girl-Youth In Educational Advancement. A Study Done In Central Division Of Kitui District, Kenya.

ABSTRACTThis study examined the extent to which factors that include cultural practices, genderand age and the girl status in the society affect the girl youth in educationaladvancement. One thousand and eight hundred young women, eight hundred househelps, fifteen hundred parents and guardians, and ten secondary school head teachersin central division of Kitul district participated in the study. The findings indicated thatthe factors such as parental negligence, early pregnancy and marr...

Challenges Facing Learners With Visual Impairment In An Inclusive Setting In The Selected Schools Of Msambweni District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to examine the challenges of inclusion ofchildren with Visual impairments in regular primary schools inMsambweni District, KenyaThe specific objectives of the study were to assess the relevance ofprimary education currently offered to children with Visual impairment,to explore the disability specific challenges of children with Visualimpairment; and to investigate the constraints to the provision ofeducational service for children with Visual impai...

Patterns Of Substance Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Bushenyi District

TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONE ........................................... : ................................................................................. IINTRODUCTION .......................................................................................................................... II.! Background to the study ...................................................................... ~ ..................................... !1.2 Statement of the Problem ....................................

Emerging Issue Of Alcoholism, Child Abuse, Its Effects On Early Childhood Development Education Centres Of Bugar Zone, Kamariny Division Of Keiyo District

ABSTRACTA qualitative study was undertaken to establish the effects of alcoholism on childabuse. In early childhood development centers. The following objectives wereused to guide the stud~·To identify causes of alcoholism among parents. To establish the effects ofalcoholism on early childhood education. To find out the transferred effects ofalcoholism on early childhood education.A sample of 60 respondents was selected and it included teachers parents andECDE officers. Findings fro...

Effects Of Phosphorus Sources And Starter Nitrogen On Soybean Yield And Selected Soil Properties In Tharaka Nithi And Meru Counties Of Kenya

ABSTRACT Integration of legumes into farming systems is one of the Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) options for improving soil fertility. Farmers can save their cost of production by using legumes, which, in association with rhizobia, can fix atmospheric nitrogen. Soybean is an important legume compatible with the smallholder farming systems in Tharaka Nithi and Meru counties. However, low P and N, a situation prevalent in the two counties can limit its performance. The s...

Family Characteristics Influencing Reading Readiness Of Pupils In Pre-Primary Schools In Siaya County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Extensive researches are available on school factors influencing reading ability of the pre-primary school Pupils are available. However, there are relatively few studies on the family characteristics influencing reading readiness of pre-primary school pupils. Moreover, the family characteristics‟ role in reading readiness of the children cannot be underestimated. Reading incompetency has always been assumed to be as a result of school related factors and many attempts have b...

Effects Of Hearing Impairment On The Academic Performance Of Learners With Specific Learning Difficulties In Mathematics In Kanzanzu Zone, Mwingi District

ABSTRACTThe researcher report is about the Effect of hearing impairment on the academic performance of learners with specific learning difficulties in mathematics in Kanzanzu zone of Mwingi district. The statement of the problem was identifying major problems facing learners with hearing impairment and the solutions to these problems.

Preparation And Academic Performance Of Students In Selected Secondary Schools In Kiabuya Zone Suba-District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe topic of study in this research work was, Teachers preparation andacademic performance of students in selected secondary schools inKiabuya zone Suba District Kenya. This study was guided by suchobjectives like these ones stated below:To establish whether teachers do preparations of lesson plans. To findout if teachers prepare and use teaching aids. To find out therelationship between teachers preparation and academic performanceof students in schools. The population of study...

The Impact Of Tourism On The Academic Perfrmance Of Visually Impaired Learners In Selected Primary Schools In Kaloleni Zone, Kaloneni District-Kenya

ABSTRACTTourism in Kenya is almost exclusively centered on two geographical areas; the south coastbeaches and a handful of game reserves or national parks. A I SO-kilometre strip of coastline northand south of Mombasa is lined with beach hotels designed for package tours and contains half of alltourism development in the country. This concentration spread the benefits (and costs) along thecoast and also the country as a whole. Despite the fact that tourism is such an important sector oft...

Poverty And Cidldren Academic Progress: A Case Study Of Jera Zone, Siha Y Division Ugenya District-Kenya

ABSTRACTThe objective of this study was to examine the effect of poverty on the academic progressof children in Jera Zone, Sihay Division, Ugenya district Kenya. Some schools in JeraZone were selected for this research and some children from these schools were sampledand given questionnaires to fill. The researcher based his selection on the previousexamination done by these children in each class, four pupils were chosen among the topfive and fur from among the bottom five in the exam. ...

The Effects Of Integration Of Business Studies On The Teaching Methodology Of Secondary School Teachers In Nairobi South District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis research was designed to identify the effects of integration of businessstudies on the teaching methodology of secondary school teachers in NairobiSouth district, Kenya. It focused on the effect of merging related subjectsinto one subject and how this can influence the teaching methods ofteachersEffects of these changes on the teaching methodology were examined. Adescriptive research design was used in this study. Fifty Business studiesteachers were involved as respondents....

The Effects Of Alternative Disciplinary Measures On The Performance Of Students: Case Study Of Takaba Primary/Secondary School-Mandera District Of Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study looked at the effects of alternative disciplinary measures on students discipline afterthe ban on corporal punishment by the government of Kenya. Following the ban, cases ofstudent's indiscipline appeared to be on the increase hence sparking off debate on the re -introduction of corporal punishment.fhe topic attracted considerable research due to the instances of drug abuse, truancy, defiancemd delinquency slowly taking riot in the learning institutions.t has been note...

Teaching Of Life Skills Education For The Reduction Of Violence In Public Secondary Schools In Kieni West Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study sought to establish the extent to which teaching of Life Skills Education has reduced violence in public secondary schools. It was guided by the SelfDetermination Theory and the Theory of Institutional Change. Literature review was limited for Kenyan situation and relevant information from other countries was therefore used to determine what constituted school violence and how those countries solved it. This literature showed that in the developed world, school violenc...

Poverty And School Drop Out In Molo Sub-County Tororo District, Uganda

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the causers of poverty and school drop out of studentsselected in schools in Mob Sub-county, Tororo District, Uganda. The specific objectives of thestudy were to fmncl out the cause of school dropout, to find out the impact of poverty on schooldropout and establish solutions to the school dropout problem in Mob Sub-county, TororoDistrict. Uganda.The methods used for data collection was interviews for the parents and questionnaires fo...


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