The study was conducted to assess the “impact of motivation on the performance of public
primary school teachers in the Republic of South Sudan: a case study of Yei County Public
primary schools”. It was guided by the following objectives; to asses the role of motivation in
enhancing performance of teachers in public primary schools in Yei County, to establish various
motivational tools used to boost the performance of teachers in public primary schools in Yei
County, and to analyze the challenges facing motivation of teachers in public primary schools in
The study employed descriptive research design, where both qualitative and quantitative
techniques of data collection were employed. This was to enable the researcher descriptively
understand the impact of motivation on the performance of teachers in Yei Public Primary
School using qualitative and quantitative techniques.
It was found out that majority of teachers were men, and majority in young age bracket of 31 -40
years and a big number of them are secondary school leavers. In term of motivation and various
roles it’s played in enhancing performance. The research found out that all the respondents had
knowledge about motivation and there was no consensus on a particular motivation role, but
believed organization’s survival and achievement of its goals and reduction in absenteeism
among other roles as importance, and in term of motivational tools, the research found that
teachers prepared pay increment and the major challenge was late payment of salaries.
The study concluded that, motivation packages for the teachers were inadequate. This was
evident in the findings where majority of the respondents strongly agreed of being very
dissatisfied with the services they are getting from their labor. The effects of poor motivation on
work performance in the schools were absenteeism, low output and high labor turnover.
The study therefore, recommended that Government should train Headmasters with high quality
school management and leadership; provide career advancement by providing teachers with
merit-based scholarship that enable them upgrade their credentials as well as establishment of
public teachers training institutions; provision of incentives such as bonuses and bicycles to ease
the problem of transport; and increment of teachers salaries as well as early payment of their
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ALIER, PETER . "The Impact Of Motivation On Teachers’ Performance In Public Primary Schools, A Case Study Of Yei County Public Primary Schools, South Sudan." Afribary (2021). Accessed October 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-motivation-on-teachers-performance-in-public-primary-schools-a-case-study-of-yei-county-public-primary-schools-south-sudan