Secondary Education Development Programmes and the Improvement of Access and Quality of Education in Ilala District’’

Ndafick , Engetraud (2014) Secondary Education Development Programmes and the Improvement of Access and Quality of Education in Ilala District’’. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This research examines the contribution of SEDP to the improvement of access and quality education in Ilala Municipality. The study adopted a case study design. The research area of the study was purposely selected. Random and purposive sampling procedures were used to get sample of this study. A total of 214 participants were included in the sample. Interviews questionnaires and observation were used for data collection. Data were processed using SPSS. The findings show that the surveyed schools has been either built or improved by SEDP for example SEDP contributed much in increasing access by increasing the number of secondary schools from 8 before 2004 to 49 in 2009, in Ilala Municipality. SEDP Provided with various materials, like books, and magazines, were rarely found. Findings also revealed that although there were some improvements in the access and quality of education after the introduction of SEDP, the services offered did not meet learning and teaching needs. The quality of education remained a challenge due to increasing rate of failures as Division Zero in national examinations at Form IV. There were few books, and space and furniture were inadequate. Findings shows that, The main problem found is low information and not having circular on the introduction of Ward Secondary Schools and unequal distribution of capitation grants. It is recommended that The government should ensure equal distribution of capitation grant among those government secondary schools, Government should allow the capitation given to schools to be utilized according priority Lastly, Education programmes like SEDP should include all education stakeholders,

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:19
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:19
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/672

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