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Title: Curriculum trends and academic performance of learners in selected primary schools in Wareng District, Kenya
Authors: Mbai, Linah
Keywords: Curriculum trends
Academic performance
Learners
Kenya
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education and Management
Abstract: The study was to establish the relationship between curriculum trends and academic performance of learners in selected primary schools in Wareng district, Kenya. The study was guided by the four objectives, which included; I) to determine the profile of the respondents in terms of age, gender, qualification, and teaching experience, ii) to determine the level of curriculum trends in selected primary schools in Wareng district, Kenya, iii) to determine the level of academic performance of learners in selected primary schools in Wareng district, Kenya, and iv) to determine relationship between curriculum trends and academic performance of learners. The research employed descriptive correlative survey design. The researcher administered questionnaires to 133 teachers and their responses were analyzed using frequencies, percentages and means. The findings indicated that male teachers dominated the study and the performances were generally above average due to the curriculum trends. A positive significant relationship between curriculum trends and academic performance was recorded in the study. The researcher concluded that the qualification of the teachers average since they were dominated by diploma holders. The researcher later recommended that there is need for curriculum trends in all subjects.
Description: A Thesis Presented to the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree Master of Educational management and Administration.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7019
Appears in Collections:Masters of Educational Management and Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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