Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1998

Table of Content: 25 September, 2011; 6(12)

September 2011

Effectiveness of teacher advisory centre tutors in curriculum implementation in public secondary schools: Case of Chepalungu District, Kenya

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of Teacher Advisory Center (TAC) tutors in curriculum implementation of secondary schools in Chepalungu District. The study aimed at determining ways in which TAC tutors, participate in implementation of secondary school curriculum and to establish whether teachers in secondary schools make use of TAC centers. The study adopted a descriptive...

Author(s): Milgo Joyce Chelangat Kosgey

September 2011

Effects of cooperative learning approach on biology mean achievement scores of secondary school students’ in Machakos District, Kenya

  Performance in Biology at secondary school level in Kenya remains poor and one reason is the teaching approach adopted by teachers with teacher-centered approaches being pre-dominant. This study sought to determine the effect of cooperative learning approach on mean achievement scores in Biology of secondary school students. Solomon-four-non-equivalent-control-group design was used and the target population...

Author(s): Daniel Ngaru Muraya and Githui Kimamo

September 2011

Coping with quality assurance challenges faced by secondary schools’ headteachers in Gucha district, Kenya

  Since independence, the Kenyan government has demonstrated its commitment to the provision of quality secondary school education through allocation of financial resources, provision of trained teachers and establishment of quality assurance department. However, despite the substantial allocation of resources, secondary schools still face major challenges. Some of these challenges are: financial constraints,...

Author(s): Florence Osiri Mobegi and Benjamin A. Ondigi

September 2011

Assessing the impact of environment on life styles and life chances among out of school youths in Lagos metropolis

  This research is motivated as a result of rapid changes in the lifestyle of our youths and the increasing deterioration of their welfare in terms of the increase in the number of out of school youth in the country, high incidence of child participation in economic activities and incidence of street children in Nigeria. Although, many researches have been conducted in areas of child welfare, most of these...

Author(s): Wahab, E. O,  Ajiboye, O. E and Atere, A. A.