Motivation and teachers’ performance.

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Kampala International University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The study focused on “Motivation and teachers’ performance; taking the case study in UDHPSS, with three objectives. Assessing the contribution of working environment on teachers’ performance, assessing how remunerations affect teachers’ performance, and investigating the contribution of appreciations and promotions on teachers’ performance in UDHPSS. The identified problem was lack of motivation to teachers in UDZHPSS. The researcher used books, journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and firsthand information from experts which were relating to motivation and performance of teachers as sources of information. The research design was descriptive survey. The target population was 1100, the sample size was 288. A simple random sampling was used for 224 students, and 60 subject teachers out of 72. Also purposive sampling was used for 4 Head teachers and data were collected through interviews and questionnaires. The findings indicated that motivation to teachers was highly ignored; this resulted poor performance in UDHPSS. The researcher concluded that since teachers play a significant role in every angle of development, they should be motivated so as to perform as expected. He recommended that the Ministry of Education should give teachers’ remunerations, improve work environments and cement relationship and communication among educational stakeholders for teachers’ better performance.
A thesis presented to the School of Post graduate Studies and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Arts in Human Resource Management Kampala International University
Teachers’ Performance, Motivation, Tanzania