Assessment of Factors that Motivate Performance of Teachers In Secondary Schools in Kinondoni District

Daffa, Mwanahawa Rashid (2018) Assessment of Factors that Motivate Performance of Teachers In Secondary Schools in Kinondoni District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study intends to explore assessment of factors that motivate performance of teachers in secondary schools. Specifically, the study intend to; identify the relationship between motivation and teacher’s job performance in secondary schools, to access teaching environments that influence teacher’s performance in secondary schools, to investigate financial incentives/remunerations that motivates teacher’s performance in secondary schools and to determine importance of professional development opportunities for teachers in secondary schools. During data collection multiple methods were used (triangulation) including documentary review, questionnaire, and interviews and focused group discussion. The sampling involved DEO, HRO, HoS and teachers selected from public and private schools. The selection criteria was based on their positions, work experiences, sex and age with total sample unit of fifty (N=50). The data content were validated, analyzed using various techniques including sorting, editing, graphs and charts. The study found that, school working environment, remuneration packages, job security, continuing professional advancement and models of staff recognition have positive effects on teachers’ job performance. The study recommends the government and the stakeholders should improve teachers’ working environments also put in place realistic and attractive professional compensation packages, models of staff recognition and various motivational factors that attracts and retains high performing teachers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2019 10:06
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019 10:06
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2319

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