Effects of educational resources on performance among pupils in Kipkeino primary school, Uasin Gishu district in Kenya

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Kampala International University, Institute of Open and Distance Learning
This research was conducted to investigate effects of Educational Resources on performance among pupils in Kipkeino primary school in Uasin Gishu district, Rift Valley Province in Kenya. The researcher used both quantitative and qualitative approach in collecting data. The researcher used documentary analysis type of qualitative approach to collect information on the performance of the sample population. He used questionnaires a type of qualitative approach to obtained information from the heads of Department and class teachers. The researcher targeted ten heads of departments and eight classes. Out of ten departments and eight classes targeted by the researcher, He zero in the a sample population of four departments and three classes. On the findings, the researcher found out that the following Educational resources are found at Kipkeino primary school. These are human resources, physical resources, instructional materials time and financial resources. The researcher found out that sourcing of Educational resources in Kipkeino is procured and others are collected locally by teachers and pupils. Researcher found out that there is maximum utilization of human resource, physical resources instructional resources and financial resources. Researcher found out that in the school, there is effective management and maintenance of resources. This is a collective responsibility of the administration teachers and the subordinates staff together with learners. Indeed the researcher found out that the good perfonnance that the school has maintained from 2006 to date is due to impact of Educational resources used at Kipkeino primary school. Finally the researcher recommended that for a school to have good performance, school managers should avail different Educational resources in school. Every school should have instructional materials committee. He also recommends that every teacher in Kenya must use instructional materials in every lesson. There should be management and maintenance of instructional materials in the school. He also recommended that learners should be involved m sourcing instructional materials in the school.
A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Award of the Bachelor of education in early childhood and primary education of Kampala International University
educational resources, performance