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Research Papers/Topics in Education

Causes Of Poor Academic Performance Among Puplls Within Selected Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Namanga Division, Kajiado District, Kenya

Despite the introduction of Free Primary Education Primary, schools in Kenya have been performing poorly in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examinations. Both the schools and individual pupils have not yet accrued to the full benefits of FPE. This study investigated the causes of poor academic performance among pupils m selected schools within Kajiado district, Kenya. The study employed casual- comparative design that seeks to discover possible causes and effects of behavior ...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Students In Biology Within Selected Public Schools Of Lari Division, Kiambu West District Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ................................................................................................................ iiAPPROVAL ...................................................................................................................... iiiDEDICATION .................................................................................................................... ivACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...............................................................................

The Impact Of Free Primary Education On The Reaction Of Illiteracy Case: Embakasi Division Nirobi Kenya

The study aimed at investigating the abilities of primary learning in writing , reading and communication in regard of free primary education that was introduced in January 2003 ,a case study ofEmbakasi Division ofNairobi from 2003.. 2007. the study was carried out upon the background that , poverty, ignorance of parents, inadequate facilities in public schools have led to the persistence ofilliteracy levels at 7~5% though the programme of FPE intended to have reduced them below that by ...

Hiv/Aids And Academic Achievements Of Students In Selected Secondary Schools In Uganda. A Case Study Of Kampala Makindye Division

Human immune virus is a virus transmitted from one person to another through the exchange of body fluids such as blood, semen, breast milk and virginal secretion. Sexual contact is the most common way to spread HIV/Aids but it can also be transmitted by sharing needles when infecting drugs during child birth and breast feeding In 1980s, the world experienced a strange disease with dozens of strange and unfair infection with all the classic of weak natural defense (immunity system). Th...

Block Mechanism And Pupils Academic Performance In Schools: Case Study Of Kitumui Primary/Secondary School

ABSTRACTThis paper gives the results of a survey and evaluation of the Free Primary Education(FPE) program in Kenya. The FPE program started in January 2003 when a newgovernment came to power after a general election. This was a fulfillment of one ofthe government's election promises.The FPE program is implemented by the Ministry of Education, Science andTechnology (MO EST) through Direct Support System. This is a system whereby thegovernment, through the ministry gives direct financia...

The Role Of Media And Moral Developments Among Youths In Makindye Division

The purpose of the study was to explore the impact media has on the moral development of the youth. The study was guided by three specific objectives and these included; to understand the term media, To elucidate the term moral development and To examine the impact of media on youth moral development. The study employed used a correlation study design that was quantitative and descriptive in nature. The study used interview guides in its data collection and a sample size of 100 responde...

The Effect Of Hearing Impairment On The Academic Performance Of Learners With Specific Learning Difficulties In Mathematics In Ober Zone Kasipul Division Rachuonyo South District

ABSTRACTThe researcher report is about the Effect of hearing impairment on the academicperformance of learners with specific learning difficulties in mathematics in Oberzone of Rachuonyo SouthDistrict. The statement of the problem was identifyingmajor problems facing learners with hearing impairment and the solutions to these problems~

Causes Of Poor Performance In Physics At 0-Level In Schools Secondary Schools In Kagadi Town Council In Kibaale District

A survey research design made use of collected data 70 respondents were selected. Questionnaires, interviews and documentary analysis were used. Head teacher. teachers. students and oratory attendants were purposively selected as they were key information whole students were selected using simple random sampling. Majority of these secondary schools in the area of the study were found not having enough qualified teachers and in most cases employ licensed teachers and s.6 leavers who do no...

The Influence Of Guidance And Counselling On Pupils’ Discipline In Mujeria Primary School In Mijumbiri Zone Kakuzi Thika District

AbstractThe purpose of the study was to determine the relation ship between guidanceand counseling on pupil discipline in Kipsaos primary schoolThe specific objectives of the study was to determine the relationship betweenguidance and counseling pupils discipline, to find out the various types ofguidance and counseling and their levels, to investigate the causes and types ofindiscipline in schoolsTo obtain data from the field, the researcher used questionnaires with both openended and c...

Causes Of Poor Performance Of Pupils In English Langllage In Kenyan Primary Schools: A Case Stlldy Of Kaptumo South Zone, Kaptl!Mo Division -Nandi South District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis s/11czr 1rns inf enc/eel to im·esfigure the cmrses of' poor per/imnonce oj' pupils inEnglish lang11uge 1l'ithi11 selec!ecl prinwrr schools in /(up1w110 s·u111h ::one Nandi Southclistricr Kenrn.All seconciwT sources !hut is. the urticles um! u/1 other impor!ullf citution h1· otherresuorchers wl'f'e consu/tecl 1l'hich he/peel to gi1·e u clew· picture 0/11·/wr the ll'hole st11c~r11·us mean! to enroil. A cle.1·ai;)tire design 11·us udopted ,incl! much of 1rhu1 11·us to he...

The Effect Of Human Immunodeffic!Ency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome In Primary School Children In Murinduko Location In Kirinyaga District Kenya

The research was carried out to find out the effect of Human Immunodeficiency virus/AIDS on regular primary schools children in Murinduko Location, Mwea Division - Kirinyaga District. Purposive sampling was used where the researcher interviewed 20 pupils and 20 teachers in regular primary schools.

Academic Performance Of The Mentally Retarded Children In Central Zone, Central Division, Mandera District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was intended to find out the factors affecting academic perfonnance of leamers withmental deficits in regular schools; the study will look into attitude of teachers towards inclusion oflearners with mental deficit in regular schools. In review of related infonnation, all secondarysources viewed relevant were consulted and made use of. A descriptive design was employed sincethe entire study was about explaining a scenario. Questionnaires were used in the collection of d...

Factors Contribut~G To The Primary School Girl Dropouts Phenomenon In Semi Arid Areas. A Case Study Of Tile Community Of Makuyu Division, Murang’a South District.

ABSTRACTWhile enrollment is steadily increasing in Kenya, dropout rate continues to be high, withover 50% of the children, both boys and girls dropping out before completion of primarycycle. Boys are marginally better than girls with 46.3%. completion compared to 45.8% ofgirls. Statistics indicate that the retention of girls have consistently lagged behind that ofboys in all districts in Kenya. The purpose of this study therefore, was to identify factorscausing girls to dropout of school ...

Condom Use And Prevention Of Hiv/Aids Among Commercial Sex Workers At Marps Network In Mbuya

ABSTRACTThis study sought to investigate condom use in the prevention of HIV/AIDS amongcommercial sex workers and was carried out at MARPS Network in Mbuya, KampalaDistrict. The study was guided by three research objectives; to establish how socioeconomic characteristics of commercial sex workers affect condom use; to investigatethe attitudes and the perceptions of commercial sex workers towards condom use) andto find out the levels of condom use and awareness among commercial sex worke...

The Impact Of Environment On Performance In Schools: A Case Study Of Mateete Sub-county, Sembabule District

This research is about the impact of environment on academic performance in selected secondary schools in Mateete Sub-County, Sembabule district. It was guided by three objectives; To identify ways in which environment can be improved to suit academic school performance. To identify the effects of environment on school performance. To identify roles of schools in keeping environment. Purposive and stratified sampling was used to select a population of 60 respondents to represent a popul...


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