Quality of Education Practices in Tanzania: A Case of Community Secondary Schools in Arusha District Council

Mollel, Catherine (2015) Quality of Education Practices in Tanzania: A Case of Community Secondary Schools in Arusha District Council. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study explored quality of education practices in Tanzania, using community secondary Schools in Arusha District council as a case study. The study intended to: to examine the indicators of quality education in Arusha District Council community secondary schools; examine how schools have been working to attain quality of education among community secondary schools in Arusha District Council, and find out what should be done by the schools to attain quality education in Arusha District Council community secondary schools. The study employed both quantitative and qualitative approaches. The data collection involved 83 respondents reached through questionnaires and interviews. The findings indicated that the community and teachers in Arusha District are aware of the indicators of quality education such as textbooks, nutrition and infrastructure also the study indicated the practice to attain quality education in the district are hindered by the problem of science laboratory and science text books, furthermore the study recommended on the strategies that could improve the quality of education in Arusha to be: reviewing TRCs (as the centers function to improve teaching abilities), improve fundraising, improve teachers’ motivations and parent school relationship. Recommendations to improve the quality of education in the district are attached.

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 10:39
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:39
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1243

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