The Effects of Training on Teachers’ Work Performance : A Case Of Public Secondary Schools In Bagamoyo District, Tanzania

Ngawaiya, Jimmy Thomas (2016) The Effects of Training on Teachers’ Work Performance : A Case Of Public Secondary Schools In Bagamoyo District, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of training on teacher’s work performance in public secondary schools. The study is grounded on three research questions which are, what are the current training practices used in secondary schools, to what extent teacher training relate to teachers’ work performance and the next question is, the challenges faced by secondary schools teachers in implimenting training practices in Bagamoyo district. Using sample of 91 respondents were built on simple randomly and purposive sampling. Mixed method approach as both qualitative and quantitative research were used for best analysis, the standard questionnaire and interview were used to ensure the successful collection of data. The data analyzed by using the case study and descriptive statistics, SPSS (20) and Ms Excel (2010) were applied to answer research questions. The training contents, training policies, methodologies and training needs assessment contribute to teachers’ work performnce as high number of teachers were satisfied with the current training practices offered by incumbent government. Results revealed the relationship between acquisition of new knowledge, skills, attitude and capacity to adopt new technologies with teachers’ work performance. But no relationship found between training and attendances of the teacher at work place with teachers' work performance. In addition, Teachers face challenges such as insufficient equipments, inadequate resources and inconsistency training programs in implimenting training practice at work area. Last but by no means least, the study used Human Capital theory to assess the effect of training on teachers’ work performance. Thus the incumbent government through TAMISEMI, MoEVT, Embassies or NGO’s advised to invest on training practices.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2017 08:05
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 09:38
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1735

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