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Title: Parents’ participation in curriculum implementation and school effectiveness in selected lower secondary schools in Kicukiro District, Rwanda.
Authors: Twahirwa, Leonard
Keywords: Curriculum implementation
Parents’ participation
Secondary schools
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, school of education
Abstract: The researcher’s major purpose was to identify and examine the extent of parents’ participation in curriculum implementation in selected lower secondary schools in Kicukiro district and how it related to school effectiveness, This research wok consisted in portraying the background of the study with emphasis on the need for the parents to participate in their children’s education. Specific objectives at which the study was aimed included to identify the demographic characteristics of the respondents; to determine the extent of parents’ participation in curriculum implementation; to determine the level of school effectiveness in the schools under study, and to establish the relationship between the extent of parents’ participation in curriculum implementation and level of school effectiveness in the schools under study.The methodology embraced by this research was descriptive survey and descriptive correlational style. To verify the relationship between variables, a survey was carried out in 50 lower secondary schools in Kicukiro District by using a fac:e sheet and researcher devised questionnaire. The data collected were presented in tables, analyzed by using SPSS and Pearson correlation. The findings from the study revealed that the degree of parents’ participation in curriculum implementation was generally high as indicated by the overall mean of 106 and the degree of school effectiveness was also high as indicated by the overall mean of 3~01. They also indicated a positive relationship between parents’ participation in curriculum implementation and school effectiveness in schools under study.
Description: A thesis presented to the college of higher degrees and research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Education Management and Administration
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/6515
Appears in Collections:Masters of Educational Management and Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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