Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Home Based Factors Contributing To Drop Out Of Girls In Mixed Day Secondary Schools In Mtito-Andei Division Kibwezi Sub-County Makueni County

ABSTRACTStudents are the basic component for any school to be registered by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology. The retention of the students within the education system is a great challenge to all stakeholders as some may drop out before completion of a certain course. The girl-child has been faced by the problem of dropping out from school. The study sought to find out the home based factors that contribute to girls’ dropout from mixed-day secondary schools in Mtito-Andei di...

Effects Of Principals’ Gender On Leadership Effectiveness In Secondary Schools In Mtito Andei Division, Kibwezi Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Educational leadership has a critical role in the transformation of society, and for change to happen, effective leaders are key. The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of principals’ gender on leadership effectiveness in secondary schools in Mtito-Andei Division. The study was guided by four research objectives. The study used ex post facto research design. Simple random sampling was used to select the respondents for the study. The sample size was 28 principals and...

Effect Of Pupil-Teacher Ratio On Curriculum Implementation Practices In Public Primary Schools In Mwingi North Sub County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of pupil-teacher ratio on curriculum implementation practices in public primary schools in Mwingi North Sub County. The specific objectives of the study were: to assess the effect of Pupil Teacher Ratio on teacher workload in public primary schools in Mwingi North Sub-County; to investigate the effect of Pupil Teacher Ratio on formative evaluation practices in public primary schools in Mwingi North Sub-County; to examine the effect of Pupil Teacher R...

Classification of factors contributing to high prevalence of occupational accidents at sino zimbabwe cement company.

ABSTRACT The main objective of this study was to investigate the factors contributing to high prevalence of occupational accidents at Sino Zimbabwe Cement Company. Purposive sampling technique was engaged to select the key informants for interviews which included the Finance Manager, SHE officer, Industrial nurse and NSSA factories inspector. The researcher used stratified sampling technique to select 64 respondents for the questionnaires from the target population of 322 employees....

Teachers’ Perceptions On The Influence Of Quality Assurance And Standards Officers’ Supervisory Role On Pupils’ Academic Improvement In Public Primary Schools In Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe quality of education provided to children has been a great concern for a long time since it plays pivotal roles for development of the nations. Quality Assurance and Standards as a formal activity exercised by administrators within a school system, did not begin until the formation of common school in 1880s following population growth in major cities in America. This study investigated the perceptions of teachers on the influence of the supervisory roles of Quality Assurance and S...

Factors Influencing Students’ Choice Of Christian Religious Education In Public Secondary Schools In Matungulu Sub-County, Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACTCurriculum flexibility is one of the important ingredients of curriculum development. This aspect allows students to make choices as to the subjects that they have to undertake after being exposed to the content of most subjects offered in the curriculum at lower levels. In Kenya’s secondary education system, students at lower secondary are exposed to curriculum content that spans across 12 subject areas. After the lower secondary stage, the students are then supposed to choose subj...

Effects Of Computer Based Instruction On Students' Attitude, Perception Of Classroom Environment And Achievement In Rural Secondary Schools In Kenya

ABSTRACTIt is a government policy that all institutions of learning in Kenya embrace InformationCommunicationand Technology (lCT) in all operations including the curriculum as theworld moves towards knowledge based economy. The evidence in literature revealspositive effects of computer technology in instruction. However, such studies haveconcentrated in urban settings. The Effects of Computer Based Instruction (CBI) onStudents' Attitude, Perception of the classroom environment and Achievement...

The Influence Of Kemi Principals’ Diploma In Education Management Training Course On Management Practices Of Public Secondary Schools In Matungulu Sub County

AbstractThe purpose of this study was to establish the influence of KEMI principals’diploma in education management program on management practices of publicsecondary schools in Matungulu Sub County, Kenya. The study was guided byfour objectives that is; to determine the influence of KEMI diploma training onprincipals’ financial management practices in Matungulu Sub-county, to establishthe influence of KEMI diploma training course on principals’ Human Resourcemanagement practices in Mat...

Management Of Institution-Based Co-Curricular Activities And Students’ Academic Performance In Public Primary Teachers Training Colleges, Kenya

ABSTRACTStudents’ academic success is a function of several factors that affect one’s ability to stayconnected, motivated and thrive in college. Attempts to address the place of co-curricularactivities in colleges and schools have failed to isolate or explore on the implications ofinstitution-based co-curricular factors on student academic performance. The study soughtto investigate the influence of institution-based co-curricular factors on students’ academicperformance. Specifically, ...

Influence Of Child-Headed Families On Socio-Emotional Development Of Pre-School Learners In Musengo Zone, Kitui County, Kenya

ABSTRACTFamilies provide conducive environments which necessitate acquisition of self-esteem, selfconfidence,self identity, self awareness and self-efficacy amongst learners in ECDE centers.However, Pre-school learners, in Musengo zone have manifested and continue to manifestlow intrapersonal skills, low interpersonal skills and poor leadership skills thus; this researchaimed at investigating the influence of child headed family formations on social emotionaldevelopment of learners in ECDE ce...

Factors causing poor performance in english among grade two students at inkosikazi central cluster and the effects this could have in teaching and learning.

ABSTRACT This study sought to find the factors causing poor performance in English among grade two learners and the effects this could have in teaching and learning. This research study was qualitative in nature. Data generating instruments included interview and observation guides as well as document analysis. These instruments were chosen because they allowed the researcher to get immediate feedback and non-verbal cues such as facial expressions, voice projection and tone could be...

Burnout Behaviour And Its Influence On Productivity Of Secondary School Teachers In Bungoma South Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACTBurnout is persistent physical, mental or emotional exhaustion caused by long termstress, usually as a result of excessive workplace and/or personal responsibilities. Sinceburnout cannot coexist with engagement it's a serious problem for institutions likeschools that rely on teachers for good academic performance of the learners. Literaturesreviewed indicate that teachers in secondary schools burn-out in the course of theirworking. However no scholarly research pertaining to burnout b...

Factors Influencing Teachers’ Involvement In Cocurricular Activities In Public Secondary Schools In Matungulu Sub-County, Machakos County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTEducation should ensure the development of an all-around person. Co-curricularactivities are a very important and essential part of education. It prepares learners tobe holistic. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors influencingteachers‟ involvement in co-curricular activities in public secondary school inMatungulu sub-county, Machakos County, Kenya. The study focused on thefollowing objectives: to investigate the influence of motivation, workload, level oftrainin...

Integration Of The National Goals Of Education In Early Childhood Development And Education In Kenya A Case Study Of Kalundu Zone Kitui County

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the research was to investigate the integration of the national goals of education in early childhood education in Kenya. The study was guided by the following specific objectives; to examine the influence of financial resources, to establish the significance of the teaching and learning resources, to identify the influence of socio-economic factors and to investigate the influence of teacher-child ratio on the integration of the national goals of education in early chi...

School Based Factors Influencing Level Of Implementation Of National School Health Strategic Plan In Public Secondary Schools In Kitui West Sub County Kitui County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study intended to investigate School Factors Influencing Level of Implementation of Kenya National School Health Strategic Plan in Public Secondary Schools in Kitui West Sub County. Descriptive survey research design was used to conduct the research. The researcher carried out the research in ten (10) schools. Ten(10) principals and sixty (60) teachersparticipated in the research as respondents, making a total of seventy (70) respondents. The researcher used a questionnaire for te...


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