Influence of headteachers' administrative role on Kenya Certificate of Primary examination performance in Gucha South District, Kenya
The study was to investigate how primary school headteachers' administrative role influence KCPE performance in primary school in South Gucha district. The study sought to investigate how headteachers' administrative role influences the motivation of teachers and pupils as a strategy to improve KCPE performance, how the headteachers' administrative role in the provision of teaching and learning resource influence KCPE performance by the pupils in South Gucha district, the influence of headteachers' administrative role in the facilitation of refresher courses for teachers on pupils KCPE performance and to determine how headteachers' administrative role in involving parents in school administration influence KCPE performance by the pupils. The required information is obtained through self administered questionnaires, informal interviews and documents analysis. Headteachers are the custodians of the schools because they provided all the required facilities in their respective schools. This includes hiring of teachers through transfers, providing of teaching and learning resources, administering schools, determining time utilizations and creating a conducive school climate. In conclusion the following area is identified for further research; Research on headteachers' administrative role on KCPE performance in an urban school set up.