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Evaluating the teaching of social studies in primary schools in Busia District

Akelo P. H. Ogula

Evaluating the teaching of social studies in primary schools in Busia District

by Akelo P. H. Ogula

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Published by Bureau of Educational Research, Kenyatta University College in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Busia.
    • Subjects:
    • Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Kenya -- Busia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaf 48.

      Statementby Akelo P.H. Ogula.
      SeriesResearch paper ;, no. 1098, Research paper (Kenyatta University College. Bureau of Educational Research) ;, no.1098.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB1584.5.K4 O34 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3019303M
      LC Control Number84980364

      There are 47 social studies teachers in public junior secondary schools in the Orlu education zone of Imo State. This is contained in a detailed information manual with specific number of social studies teachers in each of the. The study was carried out in Busia district, Eastern Uganda near the border with Kenya. Busia district has one county, 10 sub-counties, one town council, 58 parishes, villages and ab homesteads. The District has a population of , people spread over a land area of km 2. About 90% of the population resides in rural areas.

        Fig. 1 shows the number of expectant adolescents who visited Busia District hospital, and the average for the three public health centres from January to December As would be expected, Busia District hospital, which also serves as a referral hospital in the district registered the highest number of antenatal visits by expectant teenagers per month (89) compared to the health centres ( Masculinity, social context and HIV testing: an ethnographic study of men in Busia district, rural eastern Uganda Godfrey E Siu, 1, 2, 4 Daniel Wight, 4 and Janet A Seeley 1, 3, 5 1 MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, P.O. Box, 49, Entebbe, Uganda.

      This study evaluated the Primary School Deworming Project (PSDP), which was carried out by International Child Support in cooperation with the Busia District Ministry of Health. In January , 75 schools were randomly divided into three groups of 25 schools each. - Kolanya High School, Busia District. Sat for East African Certificate of Education/Cambridge School Certificate and obtained Division One (1) (16 points grade aggregate). This was the best performance in the history of the school. - Mahanga Primary School, Bungoma District. Sat for Primary.


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