An investigation on the challenges facing the provision of quality education in secondary schools. The Case of Musoma District

Arika , Sabato (2015) An investigation on the challenges facing the provision of quality education in secondary schools. The Case of Musoma District. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study investigated into the challenges facing the provision of quality education in Musoma district secondary schools. The research objectives were. To examine the challenges hindering provision of quality education, to examine the extent to which the challenges hinder provision of quality education and to suggest intervention measures to challenges hindering provision of quality education in Musoma District secondary schools. The study employed qualitative research approaches in collection and analysis of data. A case study design was used whereby questionnaire, interview, observation and documentary review were used in data collection. The findings of the study revealed that inadequacy of teaching and learning materials, poor teacher pay, lack of housing to teachers, and poor working environment are among of the challenges facing provision of quality education. Moreover, the findings affirmed that English as been also the challenge hindering both teachers and students to comprehend and transmit the content and hence produce quality education. Finally, the findings of this study affirmed that teacher’s qualification, workloads and working environment contributed to provision of quality education in Musoma district. The findings also revealed that better teacher pay, supply of adequate and qualified teachers, supply of adequate teaching and learning materials, provision of subsidies to secondary schools, construction of library, laboratories, dormitories and teachers houses were among of the intervention measures to redress challenges hindering provision of quality education in secondary schools. The study recommends that the government should increase the capitation grants to secondary schools so as to enable them to purchase teaching and learning materials, building teachers’ houses, classrooms, and dormitories

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:57
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:57
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1140

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