Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online)

Challenges Head Teachers Face in the Management of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Turkana County, Kenya
Napoo John Lokuruka

Abstract
The study sought to determine Challenges Head Teachers face in the Management of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Turkana County. The study adopted descriptive survey design with a total of 160 teachers selected from 16 public secondary schools. The instrument was tested in three public secondary schools and a reliability coefficient of 0.70 was obtained. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics. The study findings perceived lack of parental involvement as the main challenge facing Head Teachers. In light of these findings, the study concluded that Head Teachers are faced with various challenges in the management of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education performance. It is expected that the key findings from the study will help all stakeholders to collectively develop strategies that will promote improved academic performance in public secondary schools in Turkana County.

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