Factors Hinder School Effectiveness in Tanzania: A Case of Nachingwea District Primary Schools.

Ndali, Alfred Christopher (2015) Factors Hinder School Effectiveness in Tanzania: A Case of Nachingwea District Primary Schools. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

[img] PDF
Download (784kB)

Abstract

The study focused on factors that hinder school effectiveness of the primary school pupils in Nachingwea District in Tanzania. The study was guided by three objectives which were to: determine the school based factors that affect education effectiveness in primary schools in Nachingwea District, establish parents’ based factors that hinder education effectiveness in primary schools in Nachingwea and establish student personal factors that affect education effectiveness in primary schools in Nachingwea district. The study was guided by a mixed method design, where the collected data through questionnaires and interviews were intergraded to produce stronger inferences to inform the audience on the factors that hinder school effectiveness in Nachingwea primary schools. The sample was therefore large comprising of various categories, the teachers and school heads totaling to 130 respondents. The study realized the following as factors contributing to education ineffectiveness in primary schools in Nachingwea District; delay to commence studies after school holidays, inadequate learning resources, lack of motivation for teachers, Unyago cultural practice, absenteeism by both teachers and pupils, pupils’ lateness, lack of support from parents, low teachers’ commitment level, low and randomly checking of both lesson plans and scheme of works by head teachers. The study made some recommendations to reduce the obstacles that hinder the school effectiveness in Nachingwea District.

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 10:49
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:49
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1202

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item