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Oyugi, Millicent; Gogo, Julius O. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Studies conducted in USA, Dubai, South Africa, Nigeria, Uganda, central region of Kenya and some part of Nyanza region have revealed that principals' leadership styles influence performance in schools. Leadership style was found to contribute 32.8% to the students' performance in Kinangop. However, there was no information about the influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Leadership Styles, Principals
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Kiarie, Simon M. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The teachers' perceptions on environmental education play a key role on how students learn, retain and apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills in changing their perceptions of their environment. This also enhances their achievement in environmental education. This study was designed to investigate the effects of teachers' perceptions on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Science Achievement
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Thuo, Daniel Njane; Nyaga, Veronica K.; Bururia, David N.; Barchok, Hilary K. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Education plays an important role in curbing the spread of HIV and AIDS among the youth. However, there is little known how teachers' motivation in teaching HIV/AIDS education affects students' knowledge and attitudes towards sexual behaviour. The purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between teachers' level of motivation in…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sex Education, Correlation
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Ndeke, Grace C. W.; Okere, Mark I. O.; Keraro, Fred N. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate secondary school biology teachers' perceptions of scientific creativity. Cross-sectional survey research design was employed. The population of the study comprised all biology teachers in public secondary schools in Kericho and Kajiado counties in Kenya. A sample of 205 biology teachers' was selected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Teachers
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Mwingirwa, Irene Mukiri; Miheso-O'Connor, Marguerite Khakasa – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
The uptake of technology and specifically, GeoGebra software, in teaching mathematics has had mixed success in spite of its documented benefits. This study investigated teachers' perspective towards training and eventual use of GeoGebra as a tool to enhance learning of mathematics. In this article we share findings from a larger study that was…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Teaching Methods
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Onderi, Peter Omae; Okwara, Michael Okello; Raburu, Pam; Barongo, Samson; Mokaya, Evans; Mokogi, Henry; Omae, David – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Performance in mathematics in Masaba Sub-County, Kenya has been poor for many years. In 2010 the mean score was 3.2282, while in 2011 it had a mean score of 3.9528 and in 2012 it had a mean of 4.0660 which is far below the maximum mean of 12.00. The purpose of this study was to assess factors related to academic achievement in mathematics in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Institutional Characteristics, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Achievement
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Makewa, Lazarus; Meremo, Jackson; Role, Elizabeth; Role, Jesse – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2013
This study investigated whether there was a significant difference between teachers' and administrators' perceptions on the importance of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in secondary school administration and evaluated the extent to which it was used by administrators. In this study, administrators are those involved in the day…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, School Administration, Information Technology
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Jagero, N.; Ayodo, T. M.; Agak, J. A. – Africa Education Review, 2011
This paper examines the cost effectiveness of educating boarding and day secondary students in Kisumu district in Kenya. The research designs used in this study were descriptive survey and casual comparative designs. The population consisted of five head teachers, 140 form four teachers and 609 form four students. Saturated and systematic random…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Boarding Schools, Day Schools, Foreign Countries