Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Influence Of Cooperative Learning Instruction On Secondary School Students' Achievement And Self Concept In Mathematics In Kenya

ABSTRACTPerformance in mathematics at secondary school levels in Kenya remains poor and onereason blamed for this is the predominant use of teacher-centered approaches overstudent-centered instructions. This study therefore, investigated the influence ofcooperative learning instruction on secondary school students' achievement and selfconcept in mathematics in Kenya. Objectives of the study were: to determine whethercooperative learning instruction is more effective than conventional methods ...

Influence Of Home Environment On Academic Performance Of Students In Public Secondary Schools In Kitui West Sub County, Kitui County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the influence of home environment on student’s academic performancein public schools in Kitui west sub- county, Kitui County, Kenya. The study sought to determinethe influence of parents’ economic status on students’ academic performance, to establish theinfluence of Parent/Family Involvement on students’ academic performance and to investigatethe effect of parenting style on students’ academic performance in public secondary schools inKitui west sub ...

Influence Of Teachers Motivational Strategies On Pupils’ Academic Perfomance In Public Boarding Primary Schools In Makueni County

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to assess the influence of motivational strategies on academic performance in public boarding primary schools in Makueni County. The objectives of this study were: to establish the influence of students existence needs on students‟ academic performance in public boarding primary schools in Makueni County, to determine the influence of relatedness needs on students‟ academic performance in public boarding primary schools in Makueni County and to establ...

An Evaluation Of The Implementation Of Life Skills Curriculum In Primary Schools In Kitui Central Sub – County, Kitui County, Kenya

ABSTRACTImplementation is an essential part of a curriculum. It is the next logical step once a program has been developed and piloted. It involves extensive actions by many parties. Implementing a new curriculum is not easy and is often riddled with challenges. Teachers must be clear about the purpose, the nature and the benefits of the innovation. Implementing life skills curriculum involves educating individuals about the worth of the program component such as a new content area or a type ...

An Evaluation Of Primary Schools’ Preparedness To Integrate Learners With Visual Impairments Into Inclusive Education In Bomet County, Kenya

ABSTRACTInclusive Education is an approach in which learners with special needs receive services and support appropriate to their individual needs within the regular education setting. The policy of the Kenya government on inclusive education states that Special Education should follow a policy of integrating the challenged children in society where they are not segregated in Special Schools instead their education be provided within the community where they are expected to take up their plac...

An Investigation Into Factors Influencing Students’ Academic Performance In Public Secondary Schools In Matungulu Sub-County, Machakos County

ABSTRACTThe study sought to investigate factors which influence students‟ academic performance in publicsecondary schools in Matungulu sub-county, Machakos County. The study was guided by thefollowing research objectives; to establish the influence of learning resources on students‟ academicperformance, to assess the influence of administrative practices on students‟ academic performance,to investigate the influence of teacher related factors on students‟ academic performance and toan...

Factors Influencing Active Participation Of Women In Secondary School Education Management In Migwani Sub-County, Kitui County Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to establish factors that influence active participation of women in secondary school education management in Migwani Sub County. The study was guided by the Feminist theory which recognizes the pervasive influence of gender divisions on social life. The study employed descriptive survey design. It involved a study population of 40 principals, 172 female teachers and one Sub County Director TSC. The sample size was selected using stratified simple random ...

Relationship Between Quality Of Student Support Services And Students’ Satisfaction In Public Primary Teacher Training Colleges In Kenya

ABSTRACTProvision of quality services that meet students‟ expectations is critical in any institution that seeks to have a competitive edge. Students‟ dissatisfaction with service quality in public primary teacher training colleges has been expressed through various forms of indiscipline which have become rampant in the recent past. Although management of student discipline in PPTTCs in Kenya has been explored, the underlying causes have not been investigated exhaustively. Student support...

Factors Influencing Implementation Of Free Primary Education Kibwezi East Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate factors affecting implementing of Free Primary Education Kibwezi East Sub-County, Kenya. The researcher also aimed at finding out how pupil enrolment, teacher-pupil ratio, availability of physical facilities, teaching and learning resources/materials and the perception of headteachers towards implementation of FPE in Kibwezi East Sub-County. The study was conducted through descriptive survey design and employed both quantitative and qualit...

Implementation of Health Education to Psychiatric Patients Towards Promotion of Quality of Life: A Case of St joseph Central Hospital.

ABSTRACT This study sought to explore the implementation of health education to psychiatric patients in St Joseph Central Hospital in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province. A purposive sample of thirty participants from St Joseph Central Hospital out of a total of two hundred and fifty seven health care professionals who deliver health education to psychiatric patients was used. The qualitative research approach was employed in conducting the study. Thirty health care professionals were in...

Influence Of Head Teacher’s Transformational Leadership Style On Teachers’ Job Commitment In Public Primary Schools In Matinyani Sub County, Kitui County, Kenya.

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of head teacher‟s transformational leadership style on teachers‟ job commitment in public primary schools in Matinyani Sub County, Kenya. Four objectives guided the study. The objectives sought to establish the influence of inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, individualized consideration and idealized influence on teachers‟ job commitment in public primary schools in Matinyani Sub County, Kenya. The study wa...

Factors Affecting Management Of Early Childhood Development Centers In Kilgoris Division, Transmara West District, Narok County Kenya

ABSTRACT Evidence of the importance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) has prompted many countries to exhibit clear awareness of the need to embrace Early Childhood Development within Government policy and legislative framework. Despite the global campaigns on Education for All, and related declarations of children’s rights, early childhood development programmes are still poorly managed. Disparities exist between private and public Early Childhood Development centers in terms of...

The Transition of the Music Industry and its Effect on the Economy

Abstract Recent technological advancements have completely changed the entire world, and the music industry is no exception. The advancement caused not only the transition to occur in the music industry from CDs and records to online streaming services, but also dropped the production cost of music. People were able to create music at a cheaper cost which was supposed to democratize and introduce more competition to the market. However, this did not happen. Rather, the industry became more mo...

School Based Factors Influencing Students’ Performance In Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Examination In Public Secondary Schools In Kathiani Sub-County

ABSTRACTLearners’ academic performance is an area of great concern to all stakeholders ineducation worldwide. Schools in Kathiani Sub-County have recorded dismal performancein Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in the last five years. The studysought to establish the school based factors influencing students’ performance in KCSE inpublic secondary schools in Kathiani Sub County. The objectives of the study were;Determine the extent to which teaching resources influence studen...

The Effectiveness Of Early Childhood Education Centre Based Dramatic Play On The Learning And Development Among Four To Five Year Olds At Nyachidze Primary School

ABSTRACT The study sought the effectiveness of early childhood education centre based dramatic play on the learning and development among four to five year olds. The research study was carried out with twenty learners from forty one learners in ECD A classroom. Data was collected using observational methods, document analysis and interviews. The researcher used the qualitative research design for the gathering of information. The research findings indicated that dramatic play is eff...


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