Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Accountability And Promotion Of Education Service In Primary Schools In Kole District. A Case Study Of Ayer Sub-county

This work consists of effects of accountability and promotion of education service in Kole district. Accountability is a process whereby one is required to justify his or her actions. This involves giving evidence that resources provided have been put to good use. And on this context, it must be seen from the promotion of education service when these resources entrusted to people facilitate learning. A school has a person(s) entrusted with the responsibility of receiving human resource, ...

Student’s Academic Performance In Rural And Urban Primary Schools In Kakamega South District, Kenya

The main purpose of this study was to investigate students’ academic performance in rural and urban primary schools in Kakamega South district, Kenya. A comparison was done between various factors to establish reasons for the prevalent trend. Relevant literature was reviewed based on the study objectives. The study was based on descriptive survey method. A total of 12 head teachers and 120 students from 12 schools were interviewed. Questionnaires with both close and open ended question...

The Impact Of Practicals On The Performance Of Science Students In Amuria District. A Case Study Of Morungatuny Sub County

Science is primarily a practical subject but in most countries science has failed to develop because of lack of practical skills developed in such countries. However, most developed countries have developed because of the development of science practical skills put in use. Science is highly developed in USA, UK, Japan, India, Russia, Germany and France. Most of the African states have failed to take seriously science and technology because of lack of practical skills developed in student...

An Investigation On The Effects Of Corporal Punishments On Academic Performances Of Pupils From Sampled Primary Schools In Dokolo Town Council, Dokolo District

This study was carried out to find the effects of corporal punishments on children's performances in academics in sampled primary schools in Dokolo Town Council, Dokolo District. The study used stratified and purposive sampling to select respondents which involved head teachers, teachers, pupils, parents and vice-chairpersons Local Council one (LC I). The questionnaires and interview guides were used to get information from the respondents. The results revealed that the effects of corp...

Impact Of Learning Resources On The Academic Performance Of Primary School Pupils, A Case Study Of Municipality Division Kakamega North District Kenya

The study strived to give a survey on the impact of learning resources on the performance of pre- school children in Municipality Division Kakamega North District kenya. The study was guided by research questions that were set to establish the impact of instructional resources on the performance of pre- school children in their instructional process. The target population was education officials in the zone, all the pre- schools in while the sample will comprise of fourteen randomly sele...

Influence Of Gender On Academic Performance In Science Subjects A Case Study Of Githumu Zone Kandara Division Central Kenya

A study on Gender and Academic performance in science was carried out in Githumu Zone with the purpose of investigating and establishing the factors influencing Gender and academic performance in the science subject in Githumu Zone. The specific objective of the study were/ to compare out the boys/girls attitude towards the study of science. To identify some cultural practices that affect the performance of learners in the science. To establish whether both sexes participate fully in the...

Challenges Of Educational Services Provision For Mentally Retarded Children In Mulanda Sub-county In Tororo District

This study was set out to find out whether there is need for provision of educational services for the mentally retarded children in Mulanda Subcounty, west - Budama in Tororo District. The hypothesis formulated for the study were that:- 1. Most parents in Mulanda Sub- County are not aware of the need for education of children mental retardation. 2. Some parents who are aware of the value of education do not see the point of catering for children with mental retardation. 3. Teachers of...

The Impact Of Drug Abuse On Morals Behaviours In Homes In West Nyakach Division, Ny Akach District, Kenya

The study analyzed Drug Abuse and moral behaviour in homes a case study of West Nyakach Division, Nyakach District Kenya. The study aimed at investigating the influence of excessive drugs taking on morals behaviour in families in West Nyakach Division. This was upon the background that, the increasing cases of domestic violence, school dropout, and child neglect and sex abuse in West Nyakach are highly related to drugs taking. The study was guided by objectives that included establishing...

An Investigation Into Causes Of Primary School Drop Outs In Metu Sub County-moyo Distict

The purpose of this stud> ,vas to determine thl'. causes of rupils drnpping out of schools in Meta sub- count\. rviovo district. The main problem of this study was that despite the government's effort to promote education, pupils still drop out of schools. Factors leading to the causes of primary school drop outs have not been adequately investigated. Focused Group Discussion (FGD) were used in obtaining information that was not easily obtained through face to face interviews or questio...

Effects Of Poverty On The Academic Performance Of Learners In The Selected Primary Schools Of Central Division Kajiado District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to establish the effects ofpoverty on pupil’s academic performance of the selected primaily schools in Central Division, Kajiado District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between the effects mentioned and academic performance in Central Division, and to investigate the role of the community in alleviating poverty and improving education in Central Division. The methods used for data collection ...

Factors affecting learning in primary schools in Kenya. A case ()f selected schools in ruiru educational zone. Thika district.

ABSTRACT A descriptive survey was undertaken lo examine the factors for learning in primary schools. It was conducted in Ruiru educational zone in Thika district. The following objectives guided the study. To examine the educational policies that affected learning in primary schools; to examine the school based/actors that influenced learning in prima,y schools and lo examine the home based factors that affect learners in primary schools. A questionnaire was designed and distributed to...

Assessment Of Parents' Support And Students' Performance A Case Study Of Kaplelartet Zone Sigowet Divifion - Kericho District Kenya

ABSTRACT This study examined the effect of parent's involvement in education on the academic performance of the mentally retarded children in public primary schools of Kenya specifically the study intended to: determine whether cultural beliefs among the parents affects the enrolment of mentally retarded children in the zone; determine whether the parents teach their mentally retarded children adaptive skills; To establish whether the parents of mentally retarded children play their...

Impact Of Social Interaction On Academic Perfromance Of Learners In Selected Schools In Suswa Division Narokdistrict- Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of social interaction on children's academic performance. The objectives of the study were to establish to the relationship between social interaction and academic performance of the learner. The researcher used a case study design. A representative sample was made from the target population though simple random sampling method. A representative sample of 30% was drawn from the target population to satisfy the requirement of d...

The Impact Of Mathematics In The Performance Of Science Subjects In Secondary Schools In Kirinyaga District, Kenya

ABSTRACT In our daily lives we use mathematics for each and every act we commit. It follows that mathematics as a discipline is embedded all human activities. Hence the study tried to investigate how mathematics is affecting performance of science subjects. The general objective of the study was to determine the impact of mathematics on performance of science subjects the research also seek to determine the relation between mathematics and science and to establish measures on how to mak...

Students’ Unrest And Academic Performance Of Eldoret Polytechnic In Uasin Gishu District, Kenya

ABSTRACT Objectives: This study determined unrest and academic performance of Eldoret Polytechnic in Uasin Gishu District, Kenya. Specifically, this study determined the profile of the students as to age, gender, marital status, academic level. This study determined the degree of students’ unrest in terms of communication, teachers’ attitude, learning facilities/resources, drug and substance abuse. It determined the level of academic performance, determined if there was a signi...


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