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Factors Affecting the Teaching and Learning of Religious Education in Primary Teachers' Colleges. A Case Study of Nyanza Province, Kenya

Sambu Alice

Abstract: The general objective of this study was to investigate the factors affecting the teaching and learning of religious education in primary teachers colleges in Nyanza Province, Kenya.it sought to establish the factors that affected the teaching and learning of religious education, investigate the teachers?/learners? attitude towards the teaching and learning of religious education and propose solutions for improving the teaching and learning of religious education. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The target population included primary school teachers, college principals, religious teachers and second years students taking religious education. the study incorporated simple random and purposive sampling techniques. Research instruments included questionnaires. The study found out that there was negative attitude towards the teaching and learning of religious education in primary teachers? colleges. In addition, it was also found out that there was a correlation between inadequate teaching and learning resources and ineffective teaching and learning of religious education. It recommended that religious education is given priority just like science subjects, Teachers Service Commission to post more religious education teachers in public teachers? colleges and the sensitization on the importance of role played by religious education in holistic development of the individuals among the students.

Keywords: Teaching, Learning, Religion, Education.

Country: Kenya, Subject Area: Social Science

Pages: 481 - 496

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

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Sambu Alice, "Factors Affecting the Teaching and Learning of Religious Education in Primary Teachers' Colleges. A Case Study of Nyanza Province, Kenya", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i5/show_abstract.php?id=ART20193381, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 481 - 496

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