Attitudes of biolog Teachers towards the teaching learning process in the secondary schools of Manyatta division Embu district Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
The purpose of this study was to investigate the attitudes of biology teachers towards the teaching- learning process in selected Secondary schools of Manyatta Division, Embu District Kenya. The objectives of the study were; to determine the role of teachers' attitudes on the teaching- learning process, to whether teaching attitudes affecting negatively the teaching- learning process, and to investigate whether the teaching competencies affect the teaching- learning process. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the teachers and interview guide to the headmasters of the schools which participated in the study. Findings indicated that teacher experience, qualification of the teacher and the motivation of the teacher have a direct relationship with the performance of students in biology. Recommendations included Government making facilities at school for biology teachers to teach in a conducive environment in order to aid the better performance of biology students in their schools and that government should make sure that it facilitates unqualified teachers to go for further studies to improve the academic achievement of students in biology
A research report submitted to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a Bachelors Degree in Education Science of Kampala International University
biology teachers, teaching learning, secondary schools, Embu district Kenya