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: October 2008; 3(10)

October 2008

Drug dependence and abuse in Kenyan secondary schools: strategies for intervention

  There may have been a time when we in Kenyan considered the use or abuse of drugs as a problem relating only to Western world. Today it has become an African problem to the extend that a month hardly passes without media reports on large quantities of drugs having been intercepted in a number of African cities and towns. The results of the study indicated that students abused drugs for varied reasons and the...

Author(s): Lewis M. Ngesu, Judah Ndiku and Alice Masese

October 2008

Nigerian urban women’s use of information media: The challenges for women in leadership

  The study surveyed urban women’s use of information media and drew attention to the implications for women in leadership positions and non-formal education. A questionnaire containing structured and unstructured items was administered to 300 women resident at Nsukka urban town Enugu State, Nigeria. One hundred and twenty-five usable copies were used for the data analysis. The findings show that oral...

Author(s): Oby Maureen Nwafor and Felicia N. Akubue

October 2008

The head-teacher’s instructional role in academic achievement in secondary schools in Vihiga district, Kenya

  The head teachers’ role is to promote academic performance. It is therefore important that the performance of a school is appraised against the performance of the person who leads it. The purpose of the study was to investigate the instructional role of the head-teacher in academic achievement in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations in Vihiga district of Western province. The...

Author(s): L. L. Musungu and J. W. Nasongo