Teacher Learner- Relationship and Academic Performance of Learners in The Selected Schools, A Case Study of Mash Zone, Mwala District, Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION ................................................................................................................ ii

APPROVAL ...................................................................................................................... iii

DEDICATION .......................................................................... : ...................................... iv

DEFINITION OF TERMS ............................................................................................ vi

TABLE OF CONTENT ................................................................................................. vii

LIST OF TABLES .......................................................................................................... ix

LIST OF CHARTS .......................................................................................................... x

ABSTRACT ...................................................................................................................... xi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION ............................................................................. I

1. 1. Background of The Study ................................................................................... 1

1.2. Statement of the Problem ............................... .-.................................................. .2

1.3. Objectives of the Study ..................................... .' ................................................. 3

1.4. Research Questions .................. , .......................................................................... .3

1.5. Scope of the Study .................... ~ ........................................................................... 3

1.6. Significance of the Study .................................................................................. ..4

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW ................................................................ 5

2.1 Conceptual Framework ........................................................................................ 5

2.2. The effect of teacher learner relationship on performance of pupils ... 5

2.3. Discipline and Teacher Learner Relationship .............................................. 6

2.3. The Relationship between Effective Communication and Positive

Teacher Learner Relationship ................................... _.: . ."~ ............................................ 8

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY .................................................................... 11

3.1 Research Design ................................................................................................... 11 ~

3.2 Environment / Area and population of study ........................................... .!!

3.3 Sample selection ................................................................................................... !!

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3.4 Data Collection .......................................................................................... i'; •••••••••• ll

3.4.1 Research instruments ..................................................................................... ll

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3.5. Data Collection Procedures .............................................................................. l2

3.6. Methods of data analysis .................................................................................. l2

3. 7 Statistical Treatment of Data ........................................................................... 12

CHAPTER FOUR: FINDINGS AND INTERPRETATIONS .................................. 13

4.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................... 13

4.1. Profile of the respondents ................................................................................. 13

4.2 The effect of teacher learner relationship on perfvrmance of pupils ... 14

4.3. Discipline and teacher learner relationship ............................................... l7

2.3 The relationship between effective communication and positive

teacher learner relationship ..................................................................................... 21

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS25

5.1 Introduction ........................................................................................................... 25

5.1 Summary Of Findings and their Relevance ................................................. 25

5.2. Conclusions .......................................................................................................... 26

5.3. Recommendations ............................................. : ................................................. 26

5.4 Areas of further research ................................... : ............................................... 27

REFERENCES ..................................... , ........ , ................................................................ 28

APPENDIX I: TRANSMITAL LETTER. ..... ~ .............................................................. .30

APPENDIX II: QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PUPILS .................................................... 31

APPENDIX III: INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR THE TEACHERS ............................ 34

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine teacher- learner relationship and academic performance of learners in Masii Zone, Mwala District Kenya. Specific Objectives of the study were: Investigate the effect of ' teacher learner relationship on performance of pupils, determine how discipline affects teacher learner relationship and investigate the relationship between effective communication and positive teacher learner relationship. The research is presented in both qualitative and quantitative design. Qualitative design helped the researcher get a deeper meaning of the study while quantitative helped in analyzing the numbers that were involved in the study. Primary data was collected through both structured and unstructured interviews. National and international documents were consulted. The methods used for data collection ·were questionnaires to the pupils and interviews for the teachers. The findings revealed that a good teacher learner relationship can help improve the academic performance of leaners. The study also revealed that a good teacher learner relationship maintains learners discipline in school. According to the study effective communication creates a positive teacher learner relationship The recommendations called for teacher's attention in creating an environment where the relationship between the teacher and the learner is good for effective study. In~ relation_ to this effective teaching methods that help to create a good relationship with the learners are necessary.

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MUNYAMBU, N (2022). Teacher Learner- Relationship and Academic Performance of Learners in The Selected Schools, A Case Study of Mash Zone, Mwala District, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/teacher-learner-relationship-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-a-case-study-of-mash-zone-mwala-district-kenya

MLA 8th

MUNYAMBU, NDUNDA "Teacher Learner- Relationship and Academic Performance of Learners in The Selected Schools, A Case Study of Mash Zone, Mwala District, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/teacher-learner-relationship-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-a-case-study-of-mash-zone-mwala-district-kenya. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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MUNYAMBU, NDUNDA . "Teacher Learner- Relationship and Academic Performance of Learners in The Selected Schools, A Case Study of Mash Zone, Mwala District, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/teacher-learner-relationship-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-a-case-study-of-mash-zone-mwala-district-kenya >.

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MUNYAMBU, NDUNDA . "Teacher Learner- Relationship and Academic Performance of Learners in The Selected Schools, A Case Study of Mash Zone, Mwala District, Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/teacher-learner-relationship-and-academic-performance-of-learners-in-the-selected-schools-a-case-study-of-mash-zone-mwala-district-kenya