Assessment of the School Resources Availability in Public Day Secondary Schools in Kenya: Case of Manga Sub-County
Education is a human activity that fashions and models mankind for society. Thus, all educational stakeholders ought to combine forces towards realising quality education. This study assesses the availability of schools resources. The study was triggered by the ongoing trend of diminishing academic performance among students in day secondary schools in the Manga sub-county, posing complex questions that must be addressed. The study employed a descriptive survey research approach grounded in the Resource-Based Theory. The targeted population was 378 individuals, consisting of 351 teachers and 27 head teachers from 27-day schools in the Manga subcounty. A sample size of 299 was selected using simple random sampling. Questionnaires were used to collect data. Quantitative data was analysed using a descriptive survey approach. It was recommended that for effective learning and improved academic performance, the school administration should ensure that it has provided adequate school resources materials in all schools and that there is effective and efficient management of teaching-learning materials for the improved academic performance of the learner
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