Effects of Secondary School Teachers’ Training and Development Programmes on the Students’ Performance in Tanzania: The Case Study of Selected Schools in Dar es Salaam

Switbert, Paul (2013) Effects of Secondary School Teachers’ Training and Development Programmes on the Students’ Performance in Tanzania: The Case Study of Selected Schools in Dar es Salaam. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

Secondary school teachers, as employees, play a great role in the education system of Tanzania. Their importances made me to conduct a study upon them so as to investigate the important aspect of training and development programmes as they sharpen their understanding hence motivate them and enhance students’ performance abilities. The study aimed at investigate the effects of teachers training and development to students’ performance in Tanzania Secondary schools, determining the extent the teachers training and development programmes on job improve performance, determine the extent the teachers experience on job improved performance and determining the way teachers commitment on their job improve job performance. The study used Dar es Salaam region as a case study area with 285 secondary schools from which the sample was selected. Respondents used in the study were both teachers and owners of secondary schools. The study had drawn 70 respondents of which 35 were from government and 35 from private schools. Privete and they were obtained using probabilistic sampling procedures. Respondents were given questionnaires and interviewed from which different answers were given. Most of the respondents agreed that the implementation of teachers’ training and development programmes affects the performance of learners in Tanzania. The research results found that the teachers training and development policies were not implement or not available at all in most of the sampled schools. The study recommended that the secondary schools’ stakeholders and investors should invest on training and developing of teacher employees as they affects the performance of the learners who need to have good and quality education. There should be training and development policies in each school as it was found that training and development policies were almost unavailable.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2016 06:15
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2016 06:15
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1029

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