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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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Akaranga, Stephen; Simiyu, Patrick Cheben – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
In Kenya, Christian Religious Education is taught and examined by the Kenya National Examinations Council in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education at the end of the four years of Secondary Education cycle. The teaching of this subject in Secondary Schools ensures that learners are offered an opportunity to develop morally and spiritually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Religious Education, Christianity
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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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Magoma, Charles M. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The current Kenyan secondary English curriculum (2002) has adopted an integrated approach not only to teaching, but also to the assessment of English language and Literature. This re-organisation is meant to improve the standards of teaching and performance in English. However, national performance in integrated English has remained consistently…
Descriptors: English Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum, Qualitative Research
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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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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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Julius, Kemboi; Osman, Ahmed – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
In Kenya, there is a national concern over English language dismal performance over the years in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). Blame has been put on teachers of English language for relying on techniques that favor them at the expense of their students. This article therefore sought to assess the use of role-play technique as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Role Playing, Secondary School Students
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Anderson, D.; Nashon, S.; Namazzi, E.; Okemwa, P.; Ombogo, P.; Ooko, S.; Beru, F. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2015
This study investigated Kenyan science teachers' pedagogical transformations, which manifested as they enacted and experienced a reformed contextualized science curriculum in which students' learning experiences were critical catalysts of teacher change. Twelve high school teachers voluntarily participated in the study and were interviewed about…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Locus of Control, Educational Change
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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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