Teachers’ Moonlighting and its Impact on their Job Performance in Dar es Salaam Region Secondary Schools

Mulokozi, Consolata (2015) Teachers’ Moonlighting and its Impact on their Job Performance in Dar es Salaam Region Secondary Schools. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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This study was conducted to establish how teachers’ moonlighting and its impact on their job performance in Dar es salaam region secondary schools. The research was guided by three research questions these questions were: What are the nature and forms of teachers’ moonlighting in Dar es Salaam region secondary schools? How the moonlighting affects teachers’ job performance? What are the mechanism head teacher’s uses in combating teachers’ secondary job problems? A total of 205 respondents involved in this study. Quantitative and qualitative techniques used to get information from the respondents. The quantitative techniques used to get information from the teachers and students by means of questionnaire whereas qualitative techniques were used to get information by means of interview guide. Data analysis was done by both quantitative and qualitative in which responses were counted into frequencies and percentages. The findings revealed that the activities done by teachers in Dar es Salaam are teaching private tuition, petty trade, part time teaching, salon activities, photographing and attending small garden. The study also reveal the causes of the teachers moonlighting behavior among them were insufficient salary, lack of incentives, extended family, introduction of double session and high demand of teachers. The results of the study also reveal that moonlighting for teachers affects teachers’ job performance in Dar es Salaam. The findings shows that the ways used by heads of school in curbing teachers moonlighting problems that were teachers’ folio inspecting, provide incentives, warning letter, special form, and physical follow up. Basing on the findings of the research study recommendations have been made concerning moonlighting for the teachers and its impacts for their job performance in Dar es Salaam region.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:39
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:39
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1246

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