Factors Affecting Learning Environment in Public Primary Schools in Tanzania” A case study of Ubungo District.

Bulega, Joseph (2020) Factors Affecting Learning Environment in Public Primary Schools in Tanzania” A case study of Ubungo District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study explored the factors affecting learning environment in Tanzania. The objectives were to investigate the effect of physical facilities on learning environment, examine the teaching and learning on learning environment and Investigate the effect of distance to schools on learning environment. The study was conducted in Ubungo district; four primary schools were involved with 126 respondents. Respondents include; heads of schools, pupils, teachers, parents, Ward education officer and District education officer. Qualitative research approach and descriptive research design were employed. Purposive and simple random sampling techniques were employed. Purposive and simple random samplings were employed to select participants by their gender. Data was collected through primary and secondary data. Data analysis was conducted using content analysis and descriptive statistics. The study revealed that there was an inadequate physical facilities affecting learning environment in public primary schools. The study also revealed that there was inadequate teaching and learning materials affecting learning environment in public primary schools. The finally revealed that majority of the pupils stay far from schools hence affecting learning environment in public primary schools. It is recommended that the ministry of education and vocational training through concerned organs should provide adequate physical facilities and teaching and learning materials in order to improve learning environment. The ministry of education should instruct schools to enroll pupils to schools which are near to their homes to avoid pupils from walking long distances and those who fail to get vacancies the government should provide free school buses.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 12:43
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 12:43
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2741

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