Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

The Relevance of Inclusive Primary Education to The Needs of Learners with Mental Retardation in Koisagat Zone, Eldoret West District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study was set out to assess the relevance of inclusive primary education to the needs of learners with mental retardation in selected primary schools of the Eldoret West district of Kenya. The following objectives guided the study; to find out {f the teachers in inclusive primary schools have followed the appropriate procedure to assess the learning disabilities of pupils with mental retardation, to establish if the teachers have adapted their teaching approaches, strategies an...

Teacher's Attitude Towards Learners with Hearing Impairment in an Inclusive Setting: A Case Study of Selected Schools in Dede Zone, Rongo District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study was set forward to determine the attitude of teachers towards learners with hearing impairment in an inclusive setting within Dede zone in Rongo district being an illustrative example. The general objective or purpose of the study was to investigate regular teacher's perception towards learners with hearing impairment in an inclusive setting. While reviewing related information to the topic of study, the researcher sought for ideas of prior scholars whose suppositions and...

The Growth and Development of Small-Scale Enterprises A Case Study of Buwama Sub County

ABSTRACT This study assessed the factors that have hindered the growth and development of small scale enterprises in Buwama Sub County, to identify the limiting factors for the growth and development of small scale enterprises and to examine possible solutions to the slow growth and development of small scale enterprise of Buwama Sub County in Mpigi district. The study took a cross-sectional design where both quantitative and qualitative approaches were used in the facts that provides wide r...

Factors Affecting Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties in The Learning of English Language in Enabibel Zone, Narok North District-Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this research study was to establish the factors affecting the learning of English language by learners with specific leaning difficulties (SLD) in the three selected schools. There were about nine classes which were involved to represent the fifteen classes in the schools representing regular schools in the division. The researcher targeted two learners from each class. Fortunately all of them and returned the questionnaire since the researcher was in that school and...

Impact of Private Investment On Economic Growth of Burundi (2000-2015)

ABSTRACT This research report was set out to investigate the impact private investment on economic growth (measured by GDP) in Burundi (2000-2015), the study employed time series survey data. its objectives were to; Examine the trend of private investments in Burundi, Establish the trend of economic growth of Burundi through its GDP and Assess the impact of private investments on economic growth of Burundi. The hypothesis of the study was there is no significant relationship bet~’een priva...

Teacher-Pupil Relationship and Academic Performance of Physically Handicapped Students in Joytown Primary School Thika District Kenya

ABSTRACT This research was based on the Teacher-pupil relationship and academic performance of students in [oytown Primary school for the physically handicapped. Thika District. Kenya. Its objectives were o (i) Identify practices teachers engaged in which would have a positive or negative influence on the earning process (ii) Identify the efforts that are put in place to enhance learners' self-worth and dignity. (iii) Examine the degree of motivation among the learners. It is firmly grounded...

Absenteeism and Academic Performance of Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Budondo Sub County Jinja District Uganda

ABSTRACT This research is about the effect of absenteeism on academic performance. It was guided by three objectives; To find the attitudes towards Budondo Sub-county schools in Jinja Uganda. To find out the methods used for the retention of Secondary school’s learners. To identify the role of teachers in children’s performance in Bundondo Schools. Purposive and stratified sampling was used to select a population of 40 respondents to represent a population of Matende primary school.

Impact of Poverty On Parents' Participation in The Management of Ecd Programmes in Gatanga Location - Thika District

ABSTRACT The study focused on the impact of poverty on parents' participation in early childhood programmes m Gatanga division of Thika district. It was a cross sectional survey which involved pre-school teachers and pre-school parents and guardians as respondents. The findings revealed that parent's poverty will adversely affect their participation to early childhood programmes in Gatanga division. There is need for parents to actively support the ECO programmes for survival and continuity....

Low Payment of Teachers On Students Academic Performance in English at 0- Level: A Case Study of Secondary Schools in Sacho Division Baringo District

ABSTRACT This study examined the effect of low payment on student’s academic performance in English subjects in secondary schools in Sacho district, Baringo County, Kenya. The objectives of the study were to identify and analyze the effects of low payment of teacher’s influence on academic performance, It also aimed at suggesting measures to remedy the situations. Qualitative and Quantitative Designs were employed where convenient sampling was used to select the students in the school us...

Salary Structure and The Performance of Teachers in Selected Private Secondary Schools in Makindye Division, Kampala District

ABSTRACT This study was about salary structure and their effects on the performance of teachers in private secondary schools in Makindye division in Kampala district. Poor academic performance of students in Uganda has been linked to negative attitude to work and poor teaching habits which have been attributed to poor motivation (Ofoegbu, 2004; and Olatundun, 2007; Lockhead & dKomenan, 1988;). The main objective of this study was to assess the effect of salary structure on the performance of...

Effect of Company Treatment On Bio toxicity of Tannery Waste Water in Northern Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of company treatment on Biotoxicity of Tannery Waste Water in Northern Nigeria. Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) was used to screen for effects on growth characteristics while onion (Allium cepa) was used to test for chromosomal aberrations after exposure to company treated and untreated Tannery Waste Water. Viable seeds of S bicolor were planted in different concentrations (0, 10, 25, 40, 55, 70, 85 and 100) of treated and untreated tannery...

Development and Validation of Meeting Unmet Need Programme for Family Planning in Benue State of Nigeria Implications for Counselling

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to develop and implement an unmet need programme for family planning in the Benue State of Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study were to: determine the objectives and contents of meeting unmet need programme for Benue State and implement it in Benue State; determine the counselling implications of meeting unmet need programme; and determine if a significant difference exists between the mean scores of counselled and non-counselled women in meeting...

Conflict Management Strategies and Students Unrest in Public Tertiary Institution in Kwara State

ABSTRACT This .lyzed the specified conflict management t .strategies adopted for n")students unrest in the public tertiary institute in  Kwara state, Nigeelational survey design was adopted for rhe study. The POP'Ll the study comprised 111,483 students of public tertiary instil Kwara State out of which 300 students very purposively same research questions were answered and six null hypotheses werEO.05 level of significance. The instrument for data collection were. questionnaires develop...

Communicative Language Needs of Engineering Students in Nigerian Universities: Implication for Curriculum Development

ABSTRACT This work is titled "Communicative Language Needs of Nigerian Engineering Students: Implication for Curriculum Development. It was carried out in order to have an insight into the English programme offered to Engineering students of Nigerian universities. The study sets out among other things, to determine the communicative language needs of Nigerian Engineering students in listening, reading, speaking and writing skills, · to determine the position of English for Specific Purposes...

Effects of Rational-Emotive Behaviour and Systematic Desensitization Therapies On Ss1 Students’ Test Anxiety in Government Senior Secondary School, Township, Jos-Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study examined the effects of Rational-Emotive Behaviour and Systematic Desensitization therapies on SS1 Students‟ test anxiety in Government Senior Secondary School, Township, Jos. This was motivated by the increasing incidence of mass failure of students in West African Examination Council (WAEC) and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This anxious state seems to make students fear examinations and engage in malpractices. The study examined the following varia...


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