Investigation of challenges that face teachers in improving teaching Performance in Primary Schools: A case study of Dodoma Municipal Council

Ndikumwami , Mary (2013) Investigation of challenges that face teachers in improving teaching Performance in Primary Schools: A case study of Dodoma Municipal Council. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study was on the investigation of challenges that face teachers in improving teaching performance in primary schools. The case study was Dodoma Municipal Council. The study was guided by three research questions. First, the researcher wanted to examine the challenges that face teachers in improving teaching performance in primary schools. Secondly, the researcher wanted to assess teachers’ morale in improving teaching performance in the Schools. Thirdly, the researcher wanted to determine the relationship between challenges that face teachers in improving teaching performance and the teachers’ morale in teaching performance in primary Schools. Relevant literature was reviewed on theories and findings from relevant studies. The respondents included twenty pupils, thirty classroom teachers, twenty head teachers and one District Education Officer. Data were collected through questionnaire, interview and observation as well as documentary review. These were then subjected to both quantitative and qualitative analysis. The findings indicate that, teachers are facing many challenges in improving teaching performance in Schools. That challenges includes low and late salary payment, Poor school environment, overcrowded classrooms, Student indiscipline, distance from home to school, accommodation, teaching and learning materials, promotion and professional development and lack of teachers morale in teaching. The findings have indicated the importance of fulfilling the challenges face teachers in teaching performance.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:00
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:00
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/852

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