Teachers Experiences in Overcrowded Classroom Management in Tanzania.

Gasper, Fides (2021) Teachers Experiences in Overcrowded Classroom Management in Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This dissertation is deals with the teacher's experience in overcrowded classroom management in the Public Primary Schools in Ubungo Municipal. The study had three research objectives which were;(i) To establish the teacher-student ratio in public primary schools in Ubungo municipal;(ii)To find out the practice of managing overcrowded classrooms in public primary schools in Ubungo Municipal;(iii) To determine teacher's views on the impact of students' numbers on classroom management in the Ubungo Municipal The data collected methods were structured questionnaire, semi structured interview, and documentary review. The data collected were analyzed descriptively through SPSS and Content Analysis. Data were analyzed descriptively by using bar charts. In qualitative data, the researchers transcribed the data from the interview transcript, and field documents in words and store them in Microsoft words. The study finding shows that more than 90% of the schools in Ubungo Municipal are overcrowded, with pupil’s more than 40:1 teacher-student ratio, whereby one teacher teach a classroom of more than 40 students. However poor teaching and learning environment is influenced much with failure to manage shouting students, is very challenging The study recommended the following; the Government should build adequate classrooms in compliance with government standards. Building more classrooms in schools with high teacher student ratio will reduce over-crowdedness, teachers will be able to manage the classroom; monitor student’s behavior and academic performance. Keywords: Teachers Experiences, Overcrowded, Classroom Management, Tanzania

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Khadija Katele
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2023 08:32
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023 08:38
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/3435

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