Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Resource Availability and Utilization as Correlates of Academic Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Oyam North County, Oyam District in Uganda

ABSTRACT The study investigated the relationship between resource availability and utilization as correlates of academic performance in selected primary schools in Oyam north County, Oyam district of Uganda. 14 out of 56 primary schools were sampled. A descriptive survey design of the ex-post facto was adopted. The head teachers, heads of departments, teachers, local leaders and pupils were sampled. Questionnaires, interview guides and observation checklists were developed to collect data. Th...

Gender Imbalance in Education and Socio-Economic Development in Hargeisa Somaliland

ABSTRACT The study investigated the level of gender imbalance in education and socio economic development In Hargeisia Somaliland. The study was guided by the following objectives to investigate the level of gender imbalance in education and socio economic development and to establish the significant relationship between gender imbalance in education and socio economic development in Hargeisia Somaliland. Also we look at the constrains of women interims of education employment opportunity and...

Socio-Cultural Factors and Inclusive Education in Higher Learning Institutions in Rwanda

TABLE OF CONTENT chapter page ONE:PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE 1 Statement of the problem 6 Purpose of the study 7 Research Objectives 7 Research questions 8 Scope 8 Significance of the study 9 The findings of this study will facilitate the following: 9 TWO:CONCEPTS, OPINION AND IDEAS FROM AUTHORS/EXPERTS 11 Cultural perception and reforms 12 The benefits of young people with disabilities living with peer 13 Inclusive education 15 The practice of inclusive education 16 Meaning of the term “disabil...

The Human Condition in Afrocectional Praxis: Implications for Social Work Policy

Social work is defined as service that considers the present, urgent and unique matters of context in regards to what encompasses social life. (Hay, Introduction) In the context of the 21st-century social worker, hegemonic models for social welfare theory neglects to advocate equity and fulfillment of needs for all members across social positions, a considerable issue that exists in many social work cases. Considering the presence of individualism and fractal measurement, Eurocentrism is prev...

Play And English Language Development of Pre-schoolers in Western Kenya, Kakamega County, Kakamega East District.

ABSTRACT This study experimented on play and English language development of pre scholars in three schools. These were Khayega DEB primary, Museno primary, and Mugomari primary, all in Kakamega county. In particular, this empirical research determined further the following; 1. Profile of students as to age and gender 2. The mean scores in the pre-test and post-test. 3. Significant difference between pre-test and post-test mean scores. 4. Significant main gain. The study employed a quasi exper...

Teachers Attitude and Students ‘Achievement in Selected Private Secondary Schools in Rubavu District, Rwanda

ABSTRACT This study is entitled “Teachers Attitudes and Students Achievement in selected Private Secondary schools in Rubavu District, Rwanda”. This study was carried out in fourteen private secondary schools. The objectives of this study were: to determine the profile of the respondents in terms of age, gender, education, qualification and working experience; to determine the type of teachers attitudes in selected private secondary schools in Rubavu District, to determine students level ...

School Environment and Curriculum Management in Private Secondary Schools in Busiro County, Wakiso District Uganda

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to assess the influence of school environment on the curriculum management in private secondary schools in Busiro County, Wakiso District. To achieve this, specific study objectives were adopted. They included i) to assess the quality of school environment of selected private secondary schools in the county; ii) to examine the success of curriculum management in such private secondary schools, and iii) to determine the relationship between quality of scho...

Total Communication Method On the Learning Ability of Hearing Impaired Children in Nyaramba Special Unit, Nyamira District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT This study experimented on total communication method on the learning ability of hearing impaired in Nyaramba special unit Kenya. This research determined further the following (1) profile of hearing impaired children as to age, gender and previous academic performance; (2) the mean scores of the learners in the pretest and post test;(3) significant difference in the mean scores of the learners between the pre-test and post-test;(4) post test mean gain of the learners. The quasi expe...

Teachers Training and Handling of the Special Needs Children in Selected Public Schools In Suba-Central Division, Migori District Kenya

ABSTRACT The study correlates the teachers training and handling of special needs children in Suba central division, Migori District, Kenya, it sought to answer purposes and objectives (i) what is the profile of the respondents (2) what is the level of teacher training (3) what is the level of handling special needs learners (4) is there a significant relationship between the level of teacher training and level of handling special needs children. Using descriptive correlational survey design ...

Challenges in Financial Management of Public Development Project Case Study of Rural Sector Strategy Project in Rwanda

ABSTRACT The study was carried out on the challenges in financial management of public development projects. Using rural sector support programme as the case study. It was carried to assess the challenges that the projects experienced in maiming its financial resources, the causes to such challenges, the impacts the challenges are having on the effectiveness of the project and the variables strategies that were being put in place to solve the challenges that R SSP was facing. The study used a...

Socio-Economic Status of Parents and Academic Performance of Pupils in Primary Schools in Mandera West District, North Eastern Province, Kenya.

ABSTRACT The study sought to answer the questions about the education levels of parents and its effect on academic performance of pupils, the relationship exhibited between economic status of parents and pupil academic performance and the type of parents’ occupation and its effect on pupils’ academic performance all in Takaba zone in Mandera West district. A sample size of 26 teachers and 207 parents were selected by simple random sampling and purposive technique. The study employed a des...

Parents’ Socio-Economic Status and Students’ Dropout in Selected Public and Private Secondary Schools in Busia District -Uganda

ABSTRACT This study sought to answer research questions which were; what are the demographic characteristics of the respondents in terms of age, educational qualifications, income, employment and marital status? , what is the level of school drop out in selected secondary schools in Busia District-Uganda?, What is the socio- economic status of parents in the selected secondary schools?, and is there a relationship between parents socio-economic status and students drop out. The sample size of...

In-Service Training and Teacher Performance in Selected Public Secondary Schools of Gakenke District, Rwanda.

ABSTRACT This study investigated the degree of perception of In-Service training and the level of teacher performance. The study investigated how Inservice training contributes to teacher performance in selected public secondary schools in Gakenke District, Rwanda. The study was conducted by descriptive survey design, particularly descriptive correlation for testing for the significant relationship between In-service training and Teacher performance, data being collected using questionnaires ...

Government Support and Access to Education Among Pastoralist in Selected Districts in Puntland, Somalia

TABLE OF CONTENTS - DECLARATION A DECLARATION B ii DEDICATION iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS v LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES vi ABSTARCT xii CHAPTER ONE 1 INTRODUCTION 1 1.1 Background of the Study 1 1 .1 .1 Historical Perspective 1 1.1.2 Theoretical perspective 3 1.1.3 Conceptual perspective 4 1.1.4 Contextual perspective 5 1.2 Statement of the Problem 6 1.3 Purpose of the Study 7 1.4 Specific Objectives 7 1.5 Hypothesis 8 1.6 Scope of the study 8 1.6.1 Geographical scope 8 1.6.2 ...

Enhancing Reading Comprehension Through Text Structure Background Knowledge in Bunia Secondary Schools, Ituri D R Congo

ABSTRACT Product oriented approach to reading which assumes meaning exists in the text itself is unproductive in terms of delivering an efficient comprehension of the text because it fails to consider students‘ schemata in reading comprehension process. This omission raises the problem of students‘ poor performance in reading and undermines their reading skill development. This research has raised the problem of the omission of students‘ background knowledge in the teaching of reading c...


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