EDUCATION THESIS

Topics: Human resource management, Human resources, Teacher Pages: 96 (20649 words) Published: December 5, 2014
CHALLENGES FACED BY SECONDARY SCHOOL HEADTEACHERS IN
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES IN NZAUI
DISTRICT-MAKUENI COUNTY, KENYA

MUTUVA SERAPHINE NTHENYA

E55/CE/14584/09

A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION IN
PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF
THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION OF
KENYATTA UNIVERSITY.

DECEMBER, 2012

DECLARATION
This research project is my original work and has not been presented for award of degree or any other award in any university.
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MUTUVA SERAPHINE NTHENYA

DATE

E55/CE/14584/2009

This research project has been submitted with our approval as university supervisors.

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DR MARTIN OGOLA

DATE

Lecturer
Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies Kenyatta University

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DR. JACKLINE K. A. NYERERE

DATE

Lecturer
Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies Kenyatta University

 

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DEDICATION
This project is dedicated to my husband, Jackson Muema Komu and to our sons the delight of my life Fredrick Kyalo and Kelvin Mulwa.

 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I am sincerely thankful to the Almighty God who has seen me through this major task of writing this project by granting me the much needed energy and good health. I wish to acknowledge the people who greatly contributed to the accomplishment of this research project. First, sincere thanks to my two supervisors Dr. Martin Ogola and Dr. Jackline Nyerere of the Department of Educational Management ,Policy and Curriculum Studies for the enabling guidance support, constructive criticism and personal interest in the progresss of the study.

I sincerely thank all the headteachers of the sampled schools for responding to my questionares during this study. Many thanks go to all the Mutuvas for their encouragement during hectic times of doing assignments and writing the project.

 

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TABLE OF CONTENT
Declaration........................................................................................................... ii Dedication……………………………………………………………………… iii Acknowledgement……………………………………………………………..

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Table of contents.................................................................................................... v List of tables……………………………………………………………………. ix List of figures......................................................................................................... xi List of acronyms................................................................................................... xii Abstract.................................................................................................................. xiii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1

Introduction .............................................................................................. 1

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Statement of the problem............................................................................ 10

1.3

Purpose of the study.................................................................................... 11

1.4

Objectives of the study............................................................................... 11

1.5

Research questions..................................................................................... 12

1.6

Significance of the study............................................................................. 12

1.7

Limitations of the study.............................................................................. 13

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Delimitation of the study............................................................................ 13

1.9

Assumptions of the...
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