An Evaluation On Determinants Of Parental Participation In Implementation Of Academic Projects In Kenya. A Case Of Public Secondary Schools Kisumu County.Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Vol.3, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2014-02-15
Authors : Moses Aol Jabuya; Fredrick Ochieng Owuor; Clare Onsarigo;
Page : 138-150
Keywords : Key words Evaluation; Parental involvement;
Abstract The study was descriptive survey design and ex post facto design that evaluated the determinants of parental participation in implementation of school projects in public secondary schools in Kisumu County. The study was guided by the following objectives To investigate the determinants of parental participation in the implementation of academic improvement projects in Muhoroni secondary school Kisumu County to determine whether there is a relationship between determinants of parental participation in the school academic improvement projects and achievement of children. Sourcing for information existing materials and primary data collection was dode using structured questionnaires Focused Group Discussion and Key informants. Respondents were Parent Teachers Association members Teachers and students of Muhoroni Secondary school. Data was analyzed using statistical package for Social Sciences. Analysis of data revealed that family characteristics Social background parental valuation of education students characteristics and school perception were core determinants of parental participation in implementation of school improvement projects. Study recommended schools to maintain effective partnership with parents schools to check students behavior as it pulls parents to school Schools to outsource funds from other donors Education Ministry to come up with clear policy on school project development assist schools improve performance.
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