Factors influencing demand for higher education opportunities by primary school teachers: a case of Matinyani district, Kitui county
The purpose of this study was to establish the factors influencing the demand for higher education by primary school teachers in Matinyani district in Kitui County. Literature was reviewed according to research hypothesis on relationships between individual factors, reference groups, financial considerations and institutional factors and demand for higher education b primary school teachers in Matinyani district. The research adopted descriptive survey design. Questionnaires and interview guides were used to collect data. Data was analysed by SPSS (chi-square). Most respondents were of the opinion that the said factors are significant influence on demand for higher education by primary school teachers. However the results of the tests were not significant. The study discussed the findings, conclusions, recommendations and suggested areas of further studies.