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Kiilu, Redempta M.; Mugambi, Lucy – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Although education stakeholders agreed on achieving Education for All by 2015, high wastage rates in developing countries has remained a major concern. In Kenya, data shows that more than one million primary age children are still out school. In many countries, school feeding programmes has been used as one of the interventions to promote…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Wastes, Out of School Youth, Food
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Oyugi, Millicent; Gogo, Julius O. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Studies conducted in USA, Dubai, South Africa, Nigeria, Uganda, central region of Kenya and some part of Nyanza region have revealed that principals' leadership styles influence performance in schools. Leadership style was found to contribute 32.8% to the students' performance in Kinangop. However, there was no information about the influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Leadership Styles, Principals
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Zapata, Alodia D. G. – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
Politics, as in many spheres of life in the Philippines, is still very much a male enclave. From the smallest government unit up to the national level, men dominate (Gemba, 2001). The study aimed to find out the factors that facilitates or restrains women candidates from participating in the political arena. This study was conducted among Lady…
Descriptors: Politics, Gender Differences, Females, Political Candidates
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Shikalepo, Elock Emvula – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study sought to discover the challenges facing the implementation of School Cluster System in Oshikoto region. Five Cluster Centre Principals (CCPs) and twenty eight teachers were sampled as participants. Questionnaires, documentary analysis and focus group interviews were used as research instruments for the study. Questionnaires were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Educational Quality, Rural Schools
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Ochwo, Deogracious; Atibuni, Dennis Zami; Sekiwu, Denis – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
This quantitative study examined the efficacy of adopting information and communication technology (ICT) in digitalized students' records management among university staffs in Eastern Uganda. The study used cross-sectional and descriptive survey designs. The target population was 402 staff members involved in students' records management, of which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Information Management, Universities
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Choto, M.; Chitura, M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
While the HIV prevalence rate in Zimbabwe dropped from 24 to 14%, a lot of people continue to live with the virus. Anti-retro Viral Treatment was introduced in the country to prolong lives. The objectives of the study were to determine the factors associated with antiretroviral treatment (ART) default at Citimed hospital, establish the causes of…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Health Services
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Dagnew, Asrat – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine determinants of student dropout rate in seven second cycle primary schools situated in Awi Zone. To effectuate this, descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The data were collected via questionnaire and interview from teachers, students who had dropped out of school, school principals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Dropout Rate, Teacher Attitudes
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Madzanire, Daniel; Meier, Corinne – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
Linguistically diverse ethnic groups settled in mining towns in Zimbabwe where employment opportunities were high. As a result of this economic-motivated migration which engineered a diverse population, conflict in the language domain characterises primary schools that are administered by mines. This study aimed to investigate how conflict in the…
Descriptors: Conflict, Mining, Ethnic Groups, Grade 6
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Tiruneh, Wudie Atnaf; Petros, Philipos – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
In Ethiopia, female students' participation at all levels of education is increasing at an alarming rate. On the other hand, the numbers of female students who graduate from higher learning institutions are still less as compared with their male counter parts due to different factors. This study was conducted with the objective of assessing major…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Influences
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Makori, Andrew; Onderi, Henry – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This article reports on the quantitative research survey findings regarding the challenges related to the teaching and learning resources affecting small and medium sized public secondary schools in Kenya. The aim of this study is to investigate the secondary school principals' views on the teaching and learning resources related challenges facing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Secondary Schools, Educational Resources
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Makori, Andrew; Onderi, Henry – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
This article reports on the findings from a quantitative research study on learning resources in Kenya's secondary schools. The purpose of this study is to investigate the secondary school principals' perception on the learning resources. The study adopted a quantitative survey design involving 81 secondary principals, selected purposively. Data…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary Education, Principals, Educational Resources