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Unveiling the Sociological Ninety-ten rules for Social Sciences research: Towards better hypothesis formulation in the Social Sciences in the interests of higher quality research and intel

The Sociological Ninety ten rules that are proposed in this paper, are based on the fundamental premise that various branches of social sciences like sociology, anthropology and economics are human-centric and are therefore inexact, and vary fundamentally from the more precise and exact sciences like physics, chemistry and mathematics which are characterized by precision and exactitude. A high degree of precision and certainty may not therefore manifest themselves in various branches of the s...

The Link between Human Capital Formation and Economic Growth in East Africa

The East African Community members' strategy is focused on achieving smart, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth. This cannot be achieved without the major contribution of skills, knowledge, and innovation, commonly known as human capital formation. It is difficult to believe that these goals could be realized without a good education and training system, training development, better health sector infrastructure, a large diffusion of knowledge in the manufacturing and service sector, an...

Elitism in the Design Education System in India: Examining the Psychological, Career, and Health Implications for Students

This research paper evaluates the elitism present in the design education system in India, focusing on the negative effects of prestigious institutions like IDC IIT, NIFT and NID on student psychology, student suicide rates, and career progression. Through a systematic review of the relevant literature, the paper highlights the impact of intense competition and high-pressure environments in these institutions on student wellbeing, including high levels of stress, depression, and increased sui...

The Effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on the Operation of Private Schools: Kamukuzi Division, Mbarara City

ABSTRACTThe occurrence of COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda in March 2020 left education in a worrying situation due to the lockdown imposed by the government on all education institutions from nursery to higher institutions. Although both public and private education institutions were closed to limit the spread of covid-19 pandemic, the pandemic greatly affected the private institutions which were largely depending on the learners as their main source of income. The purpose of this study was to e...

Evaluation of the Implementation of the Social Studies Curriculum in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu State

The main purpose of this work was to Evaluate the Implementation of the Social Studies Curriculum in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu State. Out of the six educational zones in Enugu State namely, Agbani, Awgu, Enugu, Nsukka, Obollo-Afor and Udi, Nsukka educational zone was selected for the study. Using proportionate stratified random sampling techniques, 25 social studies teachers in 20 schools in the educational zone were selected. Structure Systematic Observation Schedule (SSOS) and ...

Staff Motivation as a Tool for Effective Administration of Secondary Schools in Abuja Municipal Area Council, Abuja

The study was designed to examine Staff motivation as a tool for effective administration of Secondary Schools in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) F.C.T, Abuja. Descriptive survey design was used for the study. The main instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics of frequency counts and simple percentage. Findings of the study revealed that strategies that could enhance motivation of teachers included payment of salaries as at when...

Extrinsic Factors and Teachers Interest in Work in Community Secondary Schools, Akete District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT  This study was about Extrinsic Factors and Teachers’ Interest in Work in Community Secondary Schools, Makete District, Tanzania. The purpose of the study was to test the null hypothesis that “There is no significant relationship between extrinsic factors and Teachers’ interest in work in Community secondary schools, Makete District, Tanzania”, to validate the Expectancy Theory, identifying gaps and generating new knowledge. The general objective of the study was to correlat...

School Management Committees and Primary School Activities in Mayuge District, Uganda

ABSTRACT  This study was carried out to assess the extent to which the primary school activities in Mayuge district, Uganda relate to the school management committees. Specifically, the study investigated the nature of School Management Committees in primary Schools in Mayuge District, Uganda; the extent to which primary school activities are carried out in Mayuge District, Uganda; as well as the influence of School Management Committees on primary school activities in Mayuge District, Ugand...

Thematic Curriculum Implementation and Pupils` Early Grade Reading Skills in Public Primary Schools in Kumi Municipality, Uganda

ABSTRACT  The study investigated the relationship between thematic curriculum implementation and pupils` early grade reading skills in public primary schools in Kumi Municipality, Uganda. Guided by three specific objectives: To assess the extent of thematic curriculum implementation, To find out the level of pupils` early grade reading skills, and To establish the relationship between thematic curriculum and reading skills of early grade in Kumi Municipality public primary schools. Descripti...

The Contribution of Secondary Schools towards Environmental Protection in Gasabo District-Rwanda

ABSTRACT  This study investigated the contribution of secondary schools in environmental protection in secondary schools in Gasabo District, Rwanda. Specifically, the study sought to; IdentifY the demographic characteristics of the respondents in terms of: Gender, category and Class/teaching experience; To investigate the extent and degree of severity of the problem of environmental protection in Rwanda; To assess students and teachers' awareness about issues related to environmental protect...

School Psychosocial Environment and Achievement of Students in Selected Secondary Schools in Kwanza District Trans-Nzoia County Kenya

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to investigate the school psychosocial environment and the academic achievement of students in secondary schools in Kwanza district .The study involved students and teachers from fifteen schools to provide information based on a standard instrument called the PSE profile adopted from W.H.O. From the findings of the study it was discovered that there was no significant relationship between the psychosocial environment and academic achievement of students...

Rewards and Work Commitment of Teachers in Selected Primary Schools in Kibwezi Division, Makueni County-Kenya

ABSTRACT  The study was about reward and work commitment of teachers in selected primary schools in Kibwezi division Makueni county- Kenya. The study was guided by the following objectives, to determine the profile of the respondents, to determine the levels of work commitment and to establish if there was significant relationship between the extent of words and level of teacher commitment. The respondents of the study were selected teachers in the division. The study employed descriptive co...

In-Service Training and Work Productivity of Teachers in Secondary Schools in Gucha District Kenya

ABSTRACT  The study sought to examine Teacher Training and Teachers’ Productivity in Secondary School in Gucha District, Kenya. It was guided by the following Objectives, to determine the level of Teacher training in secondary school, to find out the level of teachers productivity in terms of preparation for teaching, classroom culture and assessment and evaluation practices in the secondary schools in Gucha- Kenya, to establish the relationship between the Teacher training and productivit...

Behaviour Reinforcement and Learning Capabilities of Students in Selected Secondary Schools in Kangundo District,Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study Identified behavior reinforcement and learning capabilities of students in selected secondary schools in Kangundo District of, Kenya. Four research questions and one null hypothesis. Objective one dealt with students’ profile as to age, gander, Year of study and previous grade in examination. Second objective dealt with level of behavior reinforcement of students, Objective three dealt with learning capabilities of students and the fourth objective dealt correlation betw...

Quality of School Management Committees and Head Teachers Management of Selected Secondary Schools in Nyagatare District, Rwanda

ABSTRACT  The study was based on the quality of school management committees and head teachers’ management of selected secondary schools in Nyagatare district, Rwanda. the research objectives were (i) to determine the profile of respondents in terms of gender, age, educational qualifications and number of years in the present school; (ii) To determine level of school management committees in Nyagatare district; (iii) to determine the extent of head teachers’ management of secondary schoo...


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