Examining Factors Affecting the Internal Efficiency of Education System in Community Secondary School.

Kayanda, Severino Daudi (2015) Examining Factors Affecting the Internal Efficiency of Education System in Community Secondary School. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of the study was to examine factors affecting the internal efficiency of education in community secondary school Tanzania. The study rests on the following objectives: (i) To examine the status of internal in terms of drop out, survival rates and performance/pass rates in community secondary schools (ii) To investigate the contributing factors for the current status of the internal efficiency in community secondary schools. (iii) To find out the perceived measures to be taken to improve the status of internal efficiency in community secondary schools. The study used mixed methods approaches involving a total of 125 informants categorized into district education officer, head of schools, teachers and students. The study deployed purposive and stratified random sampling to select the sample. Data collection methods interviews, questionnaires and review of documents. This study concluded that the current status of internal efficiency in community secondary schools in Kisarawe district is weak due to the presence of high dropout and low survival rates, poor performance in both Form two and Four national examinations a situation attributed to factors such as inadequacy of text books, shortage of teachers, students participation in rites of passage, early marriages and pregnancies, lack of libraries and laboratories. Other factors are truancy and absenteeism and among students, indiscipline and lack of commitment in studies among students

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 10:53
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:53
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1170

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