Motivation and teachers’ performance: a case study of selected urban district high public secondary schools in Zanzibar. Tanzania

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Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The study focused on “Motivation and teachers’ performance; taking the case study in UDHPSS, with three objectives. Assessing the contribution of working environment on teachers’ performance, assessing how remunerations affect teachers’ performance, and contribution of appreciations and promotions on teachers’ performance in UDHPSS. The identified problem was lack of motivation to teachers in UDZHPSS. The researcher used books, journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and first hand information from experts which were relating to motivation and performance of teachers as sources of information. The research design was descriptive survey. The target population was 1100, the sample size was 288. A simple random sampling was used for 224 students, and 60 subject teachers out of 72. Also purposive sampling was used for 4 Head teachers and data were collected through interviews and questionnaires. The findings indicated that motivation to teachers was highly ignored; this resulted poor performance in UDHPSS. The researcher concluded that since teachers play a significant role in every angle of development, they should be motivated so as to perform as expected. He recommended that the MoE\/T should green teachers’ remunerations, improve work environments and cement relationship and communication among educational stakeholders for teachers’ better performance.
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Motivation and teachers’ performance, Urban district high public secondary schools, Zanzibar, Tanzania