Factors influencing the performance in Kiswahili at the kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination level In Moyale Sub-County
Kiswahili is a compulsory subject that is taught in the primary schools, secondary schools and primary teachers training colleges’ curriculum in Kenya. It is also the national language in the Republic of Kenya. It is widely used both in Kenya and in the East Africa countries. Nevertheless, this subject has been experiencing some challenges in schools. The study focused on factors influencing performance in Kiswahili at KCSE level in Moyale sub-county. In order to address this problem the following objectives were to determine the: Influence of availability of Kiswahili learning material, role of language policy, influence of students attitude and the extent to which Kiswahili teachers’ in-service affect performance of Kiswahili at KCSE level. To guide in achievement the study used the following hypothesis: There are enough Kiswahili learning materials in all the schools and that student accesses them equally, all schools have a language policy, students have a positive attitude towards Kiswahili and Kiswahili teachers participate in Kiswahili in-services training regularly.