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Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, Kenya. Po Box 342-01000, Thika, Kenya
An Investigation Into Participatory Approach In Budget Preparation In Public Tertiary Institutes In Nyeri County, Kenya.
Over the past several years, issues of “participation” in budgetary process have become increasingly important at most public institutions. Learning institutions have not been left out either because it is generally becoming acceptable that participatory budget making is essential to the achievement of efficiency and prudence in managing public funds. The study sought to investigate the effectiveness of participatory approach

RUTH THINGURI
Deputy Director Research And Development, School Of Education Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box 342,0100
Is The War Being Lost? Girls’ School Drop-out As A Result Of Female Genital Mutilation. A Case Of Chepareria Division In Pokot County
The purpose of the study was to establish the challenges faced by girls in female genital mutilation prone zones. This was necessitated by the fact that there have been witnessed high rates of school-dropouts, early marriages, low school enrolment and improper hygiene factors that are FGM. The study therefore aimed to establish the effect of school drop-out challenge on retention

Ruth Thinguri
Academic Head, School Of Education Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box 342,0100 Thika , Kenya
Student School Attendance And Academic Performance In Njoro District, Kenya: A Relational Analysis
Kenya is among the countries that have offered free education at primary and secondary levels, but performance is still wanting. Students gaining admission through joint admission board to public University in Njoro district is still low. This called for need to conduct a study on relationship between student school attendance and academic performance in Njoro District secondary schools. This study

Dr. Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box, 342-01000, Thika, Kenya
A Critique Of The Effectiveness Of Professional Documents In Relation To Teaching Objectives In Kenyan Schools
Professional documents help in delivering content knowledge for determining in large measure what goes on in a class and for assessing what students do and do not learn. It has been identified that professional documents are significant in determining the academic achievement in school.Professional documents are rigid thus they have tendency to make administration inflexible and a strict adherence to

Dr. Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box, 342-01000, Thika, Kenya
Effectiveness Of Supervision In Enhancing Management Of Educational Facilities In Secondary Schools In Kajiado Sub County, Kenya
Provision, adequacy, utilization and management of educational facilities largely determine the quality and standard of education offered in a school. The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which Quality Assurance and Standards Officers’ (QASO) supervision has impinged on management of educational facilities in secondary schools in accordance to Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MOEST) guidelines.

Dr. Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box, 342-01000, Thika, Kenya
External Instructional Supervision: An Examination Of Its Impact On Teaching And Learning Practices In Secondary Schools In Kajiado North Sub County, Kenya
Supervision, teaching, and learning are major components of an educational system. Without these components the educational system may not be effective. The primary function of a school is student learning and as such, effective instructional supervision is essential for quality assurance. This study purposely sought to examine how schools external supervision has impinged on quality of teaching and learning practices

Dr. Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box, 342-01000, Thika, Kenya
Paradigm Shift: The Critique Of Secondary School Head Teachers Managerial Development
Secondary school management in Kenya is at loggerheads with many waves of unrest. Strikes are all over, head teachers taken to court to answer allegations of corruption among others. Many attribute this to other factors like drug and substance abuse, overload of curriculum among others. The researchers tend to differ with the notion alluding to poor management and

Dr. Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box, 342-01000, Thika, Kenya
A Critique Of The Effectiveness Of Internal Auditing Procedures As A Control Measure Of School Finances In Kenya Secondary Schools
In Kenya, the Boards of Managements (BOMs) have been bestowed with the responsibility of direct control of substantial amounts of Public money in secondary schools. The Kenya Basic Education Act 2013, Part VIII 61(2) (d) allows establishment of audit committees by schools BOMs to facilitate internal auditing in schools (Kenya Gazette Supplement Acts, 2013). These committees shall make a report

Dr. Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, P. O. Box, 342-01000, Thika, Kenya
School Leadership Role In Predicting Deviant Behaviour Among Secondary School Students In Gatanga District, Muranga County
Cases of deviance among Kenyan secondary school students, in the form of bullying, strikes, drug abuse, absenteeism and other forms of deviance, are on the increase. Reports from Gatanga Sub-County Education Office (2012) indicates that while there are some schools in the sub-county that report very minimal incidences of deviance, other schools have never-ending deviant behaviours among students. This study,

Dr Ruth Thinguri
School Of Education, Mount Kenya University, P O Box 342-01000 Thika, Kenya
A Study Of The Commonly Abused Drugs And The Level Of Participation In Drug Abuse Among Youths In Selected Secondary Schools In Kitui District, Kenya
This study was carried out in Kitui County of the Republic of Kenya. The main aim of this research was to investigate the level of drug abuse and the commonly abused drugs in selected secondary schools in the then Kitui District. Out of the sixty-eight secondary schools, twenty-nine boys’ and girls’ boarding schools were sampled. Out of the twenty-nine schools,

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