International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Ethiopia | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019


Challenges of Cooperative Learning Scheme at Secondary Schools of Wolaita Zone

Chemere Habtewold | Ashebir Bezabih


Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the implementation problems of cooperative learning at secondary schools of Wolaita zone. The samples used for the research work were selected randomly from 8 (eight) secondary schools found in the sample woredas. Two hundred forty eight (248) students eighty one (81) teachers and eight (8) principals were included in the study. Simple random and purposive sampling techniques were used to select respondents. The instrument used were questionnaires, interview and document review. Triangulation design type of mixed method was used in this study. This was due to the fact that triangulation mixed method was more appropriate to collect adequate information from various participants. The study findings show that secondary schools in the zone are implementing cooperative learning, but not to the expected level. It has been recommended that for the group learning to be more likely to work in the classroom, teachers and students should get access to long term support and learn from one another This support shall be brought through mentors, peer coaching, sharing ideas and providing immediate feedback.


Keywords: Cooperative Learning, Implementation problems, Learning Strategies


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,


Pages: 1443 - 1446


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