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Kuya, Abwao Linet – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Tackling unemployment through vocationalisation of education is a strategy that has worked in countries such as United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Mozambique among others. It is in the light of this that the study sought to evaluate the methods of teaching Home Science in secondary schools for the purpose of informing policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Activities, Employment Qualifications, Secondary School Science
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Ndirangu, Caroline – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
This study aims to evaluate teachers' attitude towards implementation of learner-centered methodology in science education in Kenya. The study used a survey design methodology, adopting the purposive, stratified random and simple random sampling procedures and hypothesised that there was no significant relationship between the head teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Curriculum Implementation
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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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Kobiah, Lydia Kanake – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Teacher empowerment has been the subject of considerable educational research in recent years, but the capacity of teachers in curriculum development especially in selection and organization of learning experiences has received limited empirical attention. The purpose of this study was to establish teachers' perspective towards their involvement…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Learning Experience, Secondary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Jonathan, Grace Katunge; Mbogo, Rosemary Wahu – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The concern for health and safety is legitimate in every context of human enterprise. In schools, for teaching staff's safety to be guaranteed, the equipment available should be properly maintained and installation for nonexistent ones done according to the health and safety policies. With a focus on Mbooni West district, this paper reports the…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Occupational Safety and Health, School Safety, Secondary School Teachers
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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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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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Okoth, Teresa A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study investigated the challenges Form III English language teachers face when implementing the revised integrated English language curriculum. A mixed-method descriptive design was used in Eldoret East SubCounty in Kenya. Data was collected through questionnaires, interviews and reflective conversations. Cluster, purposive and random…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, English Instruction, Mixed Methods Research
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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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Napwora, Jesse Wekesa; Gudu, Benter Oseno; Mukwa, Chris Wekesa – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This paper highlights the results of a research conducted in Bungoma County of Kenya between 2008-2009. The objective of the study was to investigate the attitudes of teachers and students towards the impact of availability and use of daily newspapers on students' speaking competence in English language. The study was based on the Communicative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Newspapers
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Muhombe, Joseph Andrew; Rop, Naftali K.; Ogola, Fredrick O.; Wesonga, Justus Nyongesa – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study sought to examine influence of Special Needs Education Policy on access to secondary school education by learners with hearing impairments in Nandi County, Kenya. The study was informed by the Multiple Intelligences theory and the Dewey theory of Progressivism. The findings showed that majority of the respondents were aware of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Secondary Education, Secondary Schools
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Gudu, Benter Oseno – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
There is a general public concern in Kenya that majority of Form Four school leavers lack communicative and linguistic competence and thus cannot sustain conversation in English language without occasionally code switching to "Sheng" or Kiswahili. This study sought to find out the classroom activities used by teachers to promote…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Skills, Sampling, English (Second Language)
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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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Amuko, Sheila; Miheso, Marguerite; Ndeuthi, Sophie – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This presentation is based on a larger study whose purpose was to explore the various opportunities and challenges influencing integration of ICT in teaching and learning Mathematics in secondary schools in Nairobi County. The study, adopted a descriptive survey design. Three instruments questionnaires', a structured interview schedule and an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Instruction
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