The Assessment of Big Results Now in Education (BRNEd) Effectivenees in Primary School Leaving Examinations Performance: A Case of Njombe District Council

Lugenge, Mario Israel (2015) The Assessment of Big Results Now in Education (BRNEd) Effectivenees in Primary School Leaving Examinations Performance: A Case of Njombe District Council. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study aimed at assessing Big Results Now in Education (BRNEd) Effectiveness in Primary School Leaving Examinations Performance: A Case of Njombe District Council. The literature survey was thoroughly done to inform the study in two ways; contents and the methodological parts. A total of four research tasks with five research questions were formulated and so guided the study. The qualitative research approach was used to gain deep understanding on the issues around the study topic through phenomenological design. In that the sample of 122 were drawn from the study area. The sampling was done purposefully and that was as per the qualitative study that bank on getting data from those with information to respond to set research questions. The main findings by the study are that the implementation of the BRNEd in Njombe is yet to bring about the expected outcome as per set targets. Njombe PSLE results were below the set goals at the national or strategic level. It was found that educational leaders and school inspectors were also eager and worked hard despite the limitation that they faced especially means to reach schools. Resources prior and during implementation of the BRNEd in Njombe were insufficient to the extent that most resources necessary for optimal functioning of education sector. The study recommends the government to avail resources for local education authorities so that better results are achieved. It is recommended by this study that a large survey should be conducted over a larger area to ascertain the results obtained from Njombe District Council.

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 10:13
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:13
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1412

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