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Motivation and performance of secondary school teachers in Tanzania: a case of selected secondary schools in Mzumbe ward, Mvomero district.

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Show simple item record Mbwana, Dismass M. 2016-04-04T16:29:10Z 2016-04-04T16:29:10Z 2015
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted to the school of Public Administration and Management in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for Award of the Masters Degree of Public Administration (MPA) of Mzumbe University en_US
dc.description.abstract This study aimed at assessing the motivation and the performance of teachers in secondary schools in Mvomero district. Specifically the study focused at finding out the following guided objectives, effects of Motivation to teachers‟ morale to perform, effects of intrinsic motivation as well as effects of extrinsic motivation for selected secondary schools, at Mzumbe ward Mvomero District. The problem statement of this study was concerned with low and absence of commitments or rather poor performance of Secondary school Teachers in teaching in Secondary School in Tanzania. Data were collected from 110 respondents include 100 teachers , 2 Secondary School Head Masters and 6 school management team (SMT) 3 from each two selected schools which were Mzumbe and Mongola secondary school . Through then the use of questionnaires and interviews, the collected data were then analyzed by the use of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). Furthermore the study found that intrinsic motivation has positive effect to the performance of teachers, whereby the extrinsic motivation has positive effect to performance of teachers. The challenges facing teachers in their performance includes; low salary, lack of accommodation services, lack of incentives, delays in being promoted and lack of sufficient learning and teaching materials. Lastly the study came out with five measures that could be taken to curb the challenges, these are payment of better salary, provision of accommodation services, provision of teaching and learning materials, provision of transport and medical allowances and timely promotion to teachers. The study suggests that the government through its organs such as the ministry of education and prime minister‟s office and Regional and Local Government Authority should increase the budget for secondary schools. The increased budget should improvesalaries, and housing status in secondary school. And the District Executive Director should facilitate the timely promotion of teachers to encourage them stay in the teaching profession. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Mzumbe University en_US
dc.subject Motivation- teachers en_US
dc.title Motivation and performance of secondary school teachers in Tanzania: a case of selected secondary schools in Mzumbe ward, Mvomero district. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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