Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1956

Table of Content: May 2010; 5(5)

May 2010

Education and leadership: A philosophical perspective

  This paper is a philosophical investigation of the relationship which exists between two major concepts; education and leadership. Besides the examination of the major concepts, the study also embraces historical method to justify the comparison between the early leaders in Nigeria politics and their present counterparts. All reviewed literature attests to the fact that the problem is neither with education...

Author(s): Kassim Oyewumi

May 2010

Promoting access to finance by empowering consumers - Financial literacy in developing countries

  This paper is an effort to establish the financial sector in developing countries to promote financial literacy of their customers. This could have access to finance and savings, which in turn support livelihoods, economic growth, sound financial systems, and participate in the economy. The main objectives of this paper is to enhances a bank’s visibility in the communities it serves, empowering...

Author(s): Ghirmai T. Kefela

May 2010

A study of the relationship between academic achievement motivation and home environment among standard eight pupils

  The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between academic achievement motivation and home environment among standard eight pupils. The study was carried out on 235 standard eight Kenyan pupils from six urban and rural primary schools randomly selected from Machakos district. Their age ranged between 13 and 17 years. Two questionnaires, the simple profile (SP) and home environment...

Author(s): J. M. Muola

May 2010

E-learning in secondary Schools in Kenya: A Case of the NEPAD E-schools

  The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) schools were set up as centres of excellence in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) integration, so that other schools could copy their model in e-learning. It was for this reason that they were provided with computers, e-materials, internet appliances and trained personnel. But to gauge their levels of success as e-learning centres there...

Author(s): Mildred A. Ayere, F. Y. Odera and J. O. Agak

May 2010

Access to secondary school education through the constituency bursary fund in kanduyi constituency, Kenya

  Secondary school education is very critical in any education system because of the crucial role, it plays in catalyzing national development. Consequently, maintaining a high student enrolment at this level should be a priority for all countries. The Constituency Bursary Fund (CBF) was established by the government of Kenya through an act of parliament in 2003 to ensure that the needy students have access to...

Author(s): J. Herman Wachiye and W. Joseph Nasongo

May 2010

The effect of extra small group session during PBL implementation on student's achievement

  Problem based learning (PBL) started to spread in health professions in Saudi Arabia at the beginning of this century. There are several challenges facing its implementation such as defects on interpersonal communications and self- directed learning. These challenges would affect students' performance in small group discussions and their achievement on exams. We believed that, introducing midweek sessions...

Author(s): Mahmoud Salah Khalil and Mohammad Othman Al Rukban

May 2010

A survey on conflict resolution mechanisms in public secondary schools: A case of Nairobi province, Kenya

  The broad objective of the study was to determine various mechanisms applied in resolving conflicts within public secondary schools in Nairobi province. This study used descriptive and exploratory research design. A sample comprising of principals, representatives of Boards of Governors (BoG's), class teachers, students and education officers was used to investigate the understanding, perceptions and...

Author(s): Ken Ramani and Liu Zhimin

May 2010

Creativity fostering behaviour as an index of productivity and capacity building among lecturers in selected universities in Ogun and Oyo States

  The need for creative thinking and behaviour is more acute in our contemporary society than before. Therefore, this study tried to investigate creativity fostering behaviour as an index of productivity and capacity building among lecturers in selected universities in Ogun and Oyo States. To achieve this, multi-stage sampling technique was employed. Two universities comprising a federal government-owned and a...

Author(s): Sunday G. Olawale, Emmanuel O. Adeniyi and OpeOluwa I. Olubela

May 2010

The role of guidance and counseling in promoting student discipline in secondary schools in Kenya: A case study of Kisumu district

  This study examined the role of guidance and counseling in promoting student discipline in secondary schools in Kisumu, District, Kenya. The study population comprised 4,570 students, 65 head teachers, 65 deputy head teachers, and 65 heads of Guidance and Counseling Department from all the 65 secondary schools in the District. Out of this, a sample of 22 head teachers, 22 deputy head teachers, 22 heads of...

Author(s): Jack O. Ajowi and Enose M. W. Simatwa