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Nyenje, Aida – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This paper examines Uganda's recent undertaking to reform her Primary School education System with a focus on the effect of structural dynamics of education reforms and the quality of primary education. Structural dynamics in the context of this study is in reference to the organizational composition of the education system at the government,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Educational Quality, Educational Change
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Byakutaga, Beatrice N. Kasande; Onen, David; Oonyu, Joseph; Kasesene, Edris S. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study delved into how written and non-written communication methods are correlated with the performance of the academic staff of Primary Teachers' Colleges (PTCs) in Central Uganda. The study was prompted by reportedly the deteriorating performance of the academic staff of most PTCs in the country despite government's efforts to train and…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Written Language, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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Nyenje, Aida; Nkata, James – Cogent Education, 2016
This paper establishes the extent to which attitudinal variables affect the education reforms and subsequently the quality of primary education in Uganda. The paper is based on the views of a wide spectrum of different education stakeholders including: policy analysts, Members of Parliament (MPs), education officers, Headteachers, teaching staff,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Nyenje, Aida; James, Nkata L. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This article scans Uganda's topical responsibility to transformation of the country's primary school education arrangement with attention to the institutional dynamics that constitute school factors such as the curriculum, assessment methods, course content, subject composition, teaching methods, and instructional materials; among others that…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Quality, Sustainability, Foreign Countries
Kewaza, Samuel; Welch, Myrtle I. – Online Submission, 2013
Research on reading has established that reading is a pivotal discipline and early literacy development dictates later reading success. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate challenges encountered with reading pedagogy, teaching materials, and teachers' attitudes towards teaching reading in crowded primary classes in Kampala,…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Elementary Schools
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Mulinga, Damien Mbikyo – World Journal of Education, 2012
This paper describes an applied research study conducted to find solutions for the problem of the use of physical punishment in schools in the Kampala District of Uganda. In this study stakeholders were requested to state their actions and feelings towards the use of physical punishment in schools. The objective of the study was to investigate…
Descriptors: Punishment, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Interviews