The Influence of Funds Provided by The Government on the Availability of Teaching and Learning Resources in Public Secondary Schools in Moshi District Tanzania

Abstract

This study was guided by convergent design under mixed-method approach to explore the influence of funds provided by the government on the availability of teaching and learning resources in public secondary schools in Moshi district Tanzania. The study was guided by Systems theory of Organization pioneered by Ludwig von Bertalanffy in 1969 and one research question. The target population was all public secondary schools, Public secondary school teachers, Heads of public secondary schools, Schools board chairpersons and District Education Officer of Moshi District in Kilimanjaro Region. Sampling of schools, teachers, school board chairperson and students were by both probability and non-probability sampling techniques. Instruments for data collection included Questionnaires and interview guides. After pilot testing, the reliability of the questionnaire was ensured by using the Cronbach Alpha formula; while conformability of qualitative data was ensured by increasing transparency regards to adherence to data collection procedures and ethics. Quantitative Data was analyzed by descriptive while qualitative analysis was by coding and creating themes and final data has been merged to ensure confirmation or disconfirmation of the findings. The study found that Government funds influence the availability of teaching and learning resources in public secondary schools in Moshi district Tanzania. The study concluded that government funds were used to ensure the availability of teaching and learning resources yet are not adequate that why most of teaching and learning resources are not adequate in Moshi Public secondary school. The study recommends that Ministry of Education, Science and technology in Collaboration with President Office Regional Administrative and Local government should continuous to provide funds to ensure availability of teaching and learning resources in Public secondary schools.

Citation: Stelah Didas Chao, Peter Siamoo and Gadi M. Koda (2022) The Influence of Funds Provided by The Government on the Availability of Teaching and Learning Resources in Public Secondary Schools in Moshi District Tanzania, International Journal of Education, Learning and Development, Vol. 10, No.10, pp.1-17

Keywords: Funds, Public Secondary Schools, teaching and learning resources, the government

DOI: https://doi.org/10.37745/ijeld.2013/vol10n10117

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 1-17 (Download PDF)

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