Factors Contributing to Lower Entrance to A’level in Eastern Coast Wete District in Pemba, Zanzibar

Suleiman, Mohamed Omar (2018) Factors Contributing to Lower Entrance to A’level in Eastern Coast Wete District in Pemba, Zanzibar. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This case study research was conducted in the Eastern Coast of Wete District in Pemba Island Zanzibar Tanzania. The aim was to assess factors contributing to low entrance in Advanced level studies. Primary data were collected from parents/guardians, students, and teachers through interview where relatively structured questionnaire employed Likert’s scale were used. Simple Random Sampling (SRS) was used in sample selection, where selected sample account figure for 12% students and parents and 20% of teachers of the population which is reasonable enough for this study. The study found that (i) majority of parents/guardian are farmers, fishers and seaweeders. Also family related factors were; family status, size and educational levels. For family background related factors including occupation, employment status, family size and educational levels. Other factors which contributed to poor performance of secondary school students and low entry to A’level included low parents and teachers’ involvement in school administration, poor accessibility to physical infrastructure and poor compensation and motivation to teachers. The study recommends the use of multidimensional approach in solving the problem since the problem is multifaceted in nature.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology and social work
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2018 13:21
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2018 13:21
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1997

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