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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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Kirima, Teresia Mugure; Kinyua, Susan Muthoni – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study examined teacher related factors influencing students' enrollment in Biology subject in public secondary schools in Meru Central Sub County in Kenya. The study utilized the descriptive survey research design on a target population of 9,859 respondents consisting of 9,748 Biology students, 62 trained Biology teachers and 49 Heads of…
Descriptors: Biology, Enrollment Influences, Teacher Influence, Public Education
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Ng'eno, J. K.; Chesimet, M. C. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
A sample of 300 mathematics teachers drawn from a population of 1500 participated in this study. The participants were selected using systematic random sampling and stratified random sampling (stratified by qualification and gender). The data was collected using self-report questionnaires for mathematics teachers. One tool was used to collect…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics
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Mbugua, Stephen Ngugi; Kiboss, Joel; Tanui, Edward – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Teachers must understand the context within which students' performance improvement takes place. Operational effectiveness and strategy are both essential to superior performance and strategy execution is crucial for quality and better students' academic result. ICT can be a catalyst by providing tools which teachers use to improve teaching and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Information Technology, Academic Achievement, Surveys
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Ng'eno, J. K.; Chesimet, M. C. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study set out to find out the differences in teachers' perception of their preparedness to apply facilitation methods in teaching secondary school mathematics. Facilitation methods allow learners to be actively involved in the teaching and learning of mathematics hence making them be co-creators of knowledge. Facilitation teaching allow…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Muhingi, Wilkins Ndege; Mutavi, Teresia; Kokonya, Donald; Simiyu, Violet Nekesa; Musungu, Ben; Obondo, Anne; Kuria, Mary Wangari – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Given the known positive and negative effects of uncontrolled social networking among secondary school students worldwide, it is necessary to establish the relationship between social network sites and academic performances among secondary school students. This study, therefore, aimed at establishing the relationship between secondary school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
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Matheri, Eunice Wangui; Cheloti, Selpher K.; Mulwa, David M. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Educational leadership has a critical role in the transformation of society, and for change to happen, effective leaders are key. The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of principals' gender on management effectiveness in secondary schools in Mtito-Andei Division, Kenya. The study sought to establish the relationship between the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Principals, Secondary Schools, Administrator Effectiveness
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Milligan, Lizzi – Gender and Education, 2014
This paper reconsiders urban-rural and modern-traditional dichotomies by exploring the multiple and contested gendered issues that secondary school girls face in rural Kisii, Western Kenya. Findings are drawn from a qualitative case study and explore the ways that gendered norms interact with new ideas of gender equity in and out of the classroom.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Social Attitudes, Rural Areas
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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