Effectiveness of Stakeholders Involvement in Resource Management on Pupils’academic Performance in Public Primary Schools in Ugunja Sub-county Siaya County
The purpose of this study was to establish the effectiveness of stakeholders’ involvement in resource management in public primary schools on pupils’ academic performance in Ugunja Sub-County, Siaya County. The study was guided by four research objectives. The research objectives sought to determine the effectiveness of teacher involvement in resource management on pupils performance in KCPE; establish the effectiveness of parents involvement in resource management on pupil’s performance in KCPE; determine the effectiveness of BOM involvement in resource management on pupils performance in KCPE; and lastly assess the effectiveness of sponsors involvement in resource management on pupils academic performance in KCPE in public primary schools in Ugunja Sub-County, Siaya County. The study was based on Henry Fayols’ management theory (1925). The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The target population comprised of the 820 teachers; 67 parents’ representatives, and 67 BoM chair persons. The study sampled 164 teachers through simple random sampling, 14 parents’ chairpersons and 14 BOM chairpersons through purposive sampling method. Twenty percent of the population, in all the strata’s was considered for study. This study used both primary and secondary data. Secondary data was obtained from KCPE results for the last five years. This included the mean grades over the five years. The study used questionnaires which were administered to teachers, BOM, and parents. Data were analyzed by using statistical package for social science (SPSS) in determining the correlation then presented in tables for easy interpretation and drawing conclusion. Findings revealed that involvement of stakeholders: teachers, BOM, parent and sponsors in resource management affects pupils, academic performance. The study recommend that there is need to ensure there is coordination between different stakeholders in the area of resource management.
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