challenges in running evening class programme at the institute of adult education of Moshi municipal centre in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania

Kagonji, Namkanda (2014) challenges in running evening class programme at the institute of adult education of Moshi municipal centre in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to find out the challenges in running evening class programme at the institute of adult education. Specifically, it explore the kinds of evening class programmes, factors that led adults to join evening class programmes and to examine the challenges facing evening class programmes. This study was a case study, the study employed both qualitative and quantitative approaches the study setting was Moshi Municipality in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania Through random sampling 9 centres were selected, one regional resident tutor for IAE in Kilimanjaro and 9 center coordinators were purposively selected. Through simple random sampling four teachers and 26 learners picked from 9 centres to make a total of 280 respondents. The questionnaires were self administered to the selected teachers and the learners of evening class. The interview was administered to the resident tutors and the centre coordinators. The documentary review and observation were used as sources of data collection. The study findings revealed that the kind of evening class programme registered in all 9 studied centres were secondary education through Open and Distance Learning. The major finding for the factors that led adults to join the evening class programmes was personal motives. The study findings found that the challenges that facing evening class programmes were not differ from literature review. The study recommended in further studies that a similar study along the current baseline may generate data for comparison purposes and enable county policy make to have appropriate decisions on adult education curriculum and implementation strategies

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 12:16
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:16
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/685

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