Impact of teachers, parents, pupils and government participation towards improving quality of education among selected schools in Iring. Region

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Kampala International University.College of Education
The study on the Impact of Teachers, Parer:,s, Pupils and Government Participation towards Impr,oving Quality of Education 2 mong selected schools was carried in Gangilonga Ward, Iringa Municipality, Iringa region in Tanzania. The study aimed at investigating the extent to which Teachers, ,)aents, Pupils and Government Participate towards Improving Quality of Education th,ough FPE as well as determining how the extent oftheir 1 pariicipation has impacted the .iciuevement of the programme goals. A cross sectioµal research design was adopted. Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. Q11alitative methods were used tv obtain quantitative data. Two major tools employed gatl~ering primary data were structur-cd questionnaires ar1d discussed guides. The study revealed poor grassroots stakeholde, s' patiicipation in the PEDP. The process of project identification, planning implement,tion monitoring and evahwtion was not participatory. All the plans seem to, from the district and the obligation of the teachers, parehts; pupils were mainly limited tc progran1me implementation. To improve participation and hence ensun i;reat success and sustainability the study recommends the following:- • Children council should be established in every school, oriented on their roles and rpsponsibilities and be encouraged, facilitated and challenged to perform their influence as per the government directives. . i • A mo/·e comprehensive survey of parental involvement at school level should be I conddcted. Fmihermore, the school should facilitate formation of parents' I i teach&rs associations.
Research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the award degree bachelor of Education Early Childhood and Primary Education of 0.D.L of the Kampala International University (Uganda).
Teachers, Parents, Pupils, Government, Participation