EFFECTS OF STRENGTHENING MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCES PROGRAMME ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS IN UKWALA DIVISION, SIAYA COUNTY, KENYA
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The purpose of the study was to evaluate the success of Strengthening
Mathematics And Sciences in Secondary Education project on the secondary
school students’ performance in mathematics in Ukwala Division in Siaya County
with the view of enhancing its implementation in the classroom. The objectives
were to establish students’ attitude toward mathematics; determine whether the
Strengthening Mathematics and Sciences Programme has any effects on teachers’
teaching approaches in mathematics; investigate if Strengthening Mathematics
And Science programme has improved students’ performance in mathematics as
well as finding out factors that hinder effective implementation of Activity
Student Experiment Improvisation-Plan, Do, See Improve approach to teaching.
The study utilized the descriptive survey research design. The study used a census
of 35 headteachers whose schools had undertaken a training programme in
strengthening of mathematics and sciences in the classroom. Simple random
sampling was used to select 60 teachers who had undergone this training. Finally,
five students were randomly sampled per class taught by each of the selected/sites/default/files/cees/education/edufoundations/festus%20final.pdf

End Year: 
2014/2015