AN ASSESSMENT OF EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN TANZANIA: A CASE OF ILALA MUNICIPAL COUNCIL

NGUMA, JULIANA THOMAS (2017) AN ASSESSMENT OF EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN TANZANIA: A CASE OF ILALA MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Masters thesis, UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA.

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Abstract

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the School Feeding Programs in Tanzanian primary schools. The study posed four investigative questions which were answered in order to attain the research objectives. The range of the research questions were such as what extent does implication of SFPs adhere to policies and strategies? How government executes its roles and functions relating to SFPs? Do stakeholders and schools capable to take up designated roles as stipulated in the policy? And what are the factors affecting effective implementation of SFPs? The results obtain in the study indicated that established the extent to which SFPs adhere to policies and strategies, how government executes its roles and functions relating to SFPs, whether stakeholders and schools were capable to take up designated roles as stipulated in the policy and factors affecting effective implementation of SFPs. Based on the findings, it was concluded that amidst the fact that there are well planned policies and strategies for govern SFPs in the Tanzania, generally, SFPs is ineffective. The ineffectiveness was mainly due to the weakness of the government to execute its roles and functions relating to SFPs as well as incapability of stakeholders and schools to take up designated roles as stipulated in the policy. With regard to the weakness of government, stakeholders and schools to support sustainability of SFPs; effective implementation of SFPs has been affected by inadequate fund to run SFPs, perceived high cost of operating SFPs and maladministration among other factors.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Educational foundations
Depositing User: Mr Mugisha Kafuma
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2020 09:16
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2020 09:16
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2502

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