Influence of Learning Environment On Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools. A Case of Kianjiru Zone, Mbeere District Kenya.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration

Approval

Acknowledgement

Dedication

Definition of terms

Table of contents

Abstract

CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION

1.0 Background of the Study

1.2 Statement of the Problem to Be Investigated

1.3 Objectives of the Study

1.4 Research Questions

1.5 Scope of the Study

1.6 Significance of the Study

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CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF THE RELEVANT LITERATURE

2.0 Introduction 5

2.1 The School Experience On Academic Performance 5

2.2 Use of Learning Resources and Performance

2.3 Social Economic Status and Performance

2.4 Role of Teachers on Academic Performance

2.5 Discipline and Performance

2.6 Attitudes Work Habits and Motivation

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.0 Introduction

3 .1 Research Design

3.2 Population and Sampling

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3.3 Research Instruments

3.4 Validity and Reliability ofResearch Instrument

3.5 Data collection procedure

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDING

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4.0 Over View 22

4.1 Demographic Data of Study Participants 22

4.2 Leaming Environment and Academic Performance 23

4.3 Leaming Resources and Academic Performance 28

4.4 Teachers Effort and Academic Performance 30

4.5 Government Role in Boosting Academic Performance 32

4.6 Parents Contribution on Academic Performance of Leamer 33

4.7 Summary of the Findings 34

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATION

5 .0 Overview

5 .1 Discussion

5 .2 Conclusion

5.3 Recommendation

REFERENCES

APPENDICES

ABSTRACT This study determined the influence of learning enviromnent on academic performance of learners in public primary school a case of Kianjiru Zone Mbeere District in Kenya . It in addition checked the effect of learning materials, effort made by teachers and the role of govermnent on academic performance of learners. The study adopted a descriptive study design. The data was collected using primary data, interviews schedule for parents and two set of questionnaires were employed to collect data from his headteachers and teachers from five out of 20 schools in the zone . A total of 20 respondents from the 5 sample schools formed the sample size. Data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics such as frequency tables and pie charts . The major findings indicated that teaching resources influences learners participation and academic performance. It was also found that motivation of both the teachers and learners affects the performance in the teaching and learning process. Parents contribution and participation in learning process influences learners academic performance. In addition there is substantial provision of teaching and learning resources, provision of policy framework and monitoring of standards by the govermnent of Kenya. This study noted that there is need to provide more resources to enhance concept development in learners in addition to motivating them. Parents need to be more sensitized on the need to participate in learning process of their children. There is also need to motivate teachers so that they become more efficient and productive. In addition teachers should be more encouraged on the use of teaching resources/ materials in.every lesson.

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Frontiers, E. & NJERU, N (2022). Influence of Learning Environment On Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools. A Case of Kianjiru Zone, Mbeere District Kenya.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-learning-environment-on-academic-performance-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-of-kianjiru-zone-mbeere-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and NDWIGAH NJERU "Influence of Learning Environment On Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools. A Case of Kianjiru Zone, Mbeere District Kenya." Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-learning-environment-on-academic-performance-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-of-kianjiru-zone-mbeere-district-kenya. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and NDWIGAH NJERU . "Influence of Learning Environment On Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools. A Case of Kianjiru Zone, Mbeere District Kenya.". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-learning-environment-on-academic-performance-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-of-kianjiru-zone-mbeere-district-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and NJERU, NDWIGAH . "Influence of Learning Environment On Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools. A Case of Kianjiru Zone, Mbeere District Kenya." Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-learning-environment-on-academic-performance-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-of-kianjiru-zone-mbeere-district-kenya