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Research Paper | Education Management | Tanzania | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022
Assessment of the Factors Contributing to Differences in Academic Performance in Secondary Schools in Morogoro Municipality
MacLloyd Grey Mdzinga
Abstract: The purpose of this study to assess the factors contributing to differences in academic performance in secondary schools in Morogoro Municipality. A sample of 59 respondents were used from selected 6 secondary schools were used. Purposive sampling techniques were used in selection of secondary schools in selected area. Questionnaires, interviews, focus group discussions and documentary reviews were used in data collections. Findings of the study showed that, factors contributing to differences in academic performance in secondary schools in Morogoro Municipality are environmental factors, learning facilities, entry qualifications of students, parental income, availability of teachers, and discipline. Basing on study findings, the study recommended that the government should employ qualified teachers with at least first degree, Government, parents and stakeholders need to cooperate to build school hostels, Government should also provide satisfactory salaries to teachers, and school management should seek to construct fences at schools in order to avoid truancy among students and also to establish lunch program at school so that students may stop practice truancy.
Keywords: Academic Performance and Secondary Schools
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,
Pages: 185 - 189