The Role of Community in Managing Teaching and Learning Resources: A Case of Secondary Schools in Kinondoni Municipality

William, Hamad (2017) The Role of Community in Managing Teaching and Learning Resources: A Case of Secondary Schools in Kinondoni Municipality. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study investigated on the “Role of Community in managing Teaching and Learning resources: A Case of Secondary Schools in Kinondoni Municipality” The main objectives were to explore the ways in which communities were involved in managing teaching and learning resources, to examine the challenges faced the school communities in managing teaching and learning resources and to establish the strategies for improving the school communities’ performance in managing teaching and learning resources in Kinondoni Municipality. The research approach was mixed research approach while research design was case study. The area of the study was Kinondoni Municipality in Dar-es-Salaam Region. The sample size was 54 respondents from six schools. The selection of respondents was done by writing the names of all teachers on piece of paper, then folded and put them together into the container. One paper after another was picked up randomly without replacement, then the names of teachers on the picked papers were involved in the study. Equally, in selecting the schools, only six schools were randomly selected from the total of 46 schools, each school was labeled with a number on piece of paper, then were all folded and put them into the box and a fellow was guided to select only six of them randomly. The selected numbers of schools participated in the study. The data were gathered through interview, questionnaires, observation and documentary review, the instruments were pilot tested and triangulation was made to cross-check validity and reliability of data collected. Community members were involved through meetings, challenges were revealed such as carelessness, poor fences, lack of seriousness and poor cooperation. The strategies were usage of principles, regulation, recruiting professional security guards and building fences to improve performance in managing teaching and learning resources.

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: 17 Sep 2018 15:15
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2018 15:15
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1888

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