Effects of teachers turnover on teaching effectiveness in Public Primary School at Dodoma Urban District

Angerous, Palla (2019) Effects of teachers turnover on teaching effectiveness in Public Primary School at Dodoma Urban District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The challenge of employee turnover is common in both small and large organizations in the world. The study focus on the following specific objectives of this thesis to explore the teachers turnover rate in selected primary school, to determine the factors contributing to teachers turnover and to examine the effects of teacher turnover on delivery of quality and good service a case of selected public primary schools at Dodoma Urban district council, The Study guided by Two- Factors Theory. The Study targeted 100 respondents from selected primary School and education officers. The Study used Questionnaire, interview, documentary review and observation to collect primary and secondary data. The data collected were sorted, cleaned, edited and coded for using SPSS statistical package. The findings of the study analysed using percentages and frequencies then presented using tables. The findings indicate that there is low rate of teacher’s turnover in Dodoma Urban district Council, whereby an average of one to two teachers leaving teaching job in every year. Also the study revealed that apart from low rate of teachers’ turnover there is shortage of teachers in Dodoma Urban where by one school have five to thirteen teachers. Poor working conditions, poor remuneration, harassment, and loan/debt have been the major reason for primary school teachers to leave their job in Dodoma Urban.Major recommendations that were made include the following: The schools administrations should provide mentoring programs for new teachers; these programs will help the new teachers to be familiar and cope with teaching job. Also, the government should offer incentives to primary school teachers so as to motivate them working in difficulty environment. Furthermore, the government should increase teachers’ salary to reasonable amount.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2021 13:03
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2021 13:03
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/3073

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