International Journal of Secondary Education

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015

  • Factors Influencing Girl’s Performance in Physics in National Schools in Kiambu and Nairobi Counties of Kenya

    J. Akweya, N. Twoli, G. Waweru

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 26-31
    Received: 2 July 2014
    Accepted: 28 July 2014
    Published: 16 June 2015
    Abstract: This study was designed to investigate factors that influence girls’ enrolment and performance in physics in five (28%) traditional national schools in Kenya. Meaningful learning of physics is the hallmark of a technologically competent workforce in science, technology and engineering. However, there is a lower performance index and enrolment of gi... Show More
  • The Scope and Limitations of Brief Interventions for Remedial Education: An Experimental Approach in a Numeracy Case

    Conrado Ruiz-Hernández, Alma Delia Lupercio Lozano, Thalía Ameyatzin Bernal González

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: 27 May 2015
    Accepted: 9 June 2015
    Published: 29 June 2015
    Abstract: In the practice of teaching, there are some lessons that students never fully learn, so developing the right teaching strategy is vital and involves more than just implementing isolated and unrelated educational intervention proposals. The improvement of world educational systems must be truly global and not limited to just those countries experien... Show More
  • EFL Teachers’ Knowledge toward Their Current Practices

    Darmawati Saleh, Sanitah Bte Mohd Yusof

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: 16 June 2015
    Accepted: 29 June 2015
    Published: 10 July 2015
    Abstract: There are many factors which influence the process of teaching English as a foreign language. One of the most influential in the process of teaching English is teachers’ knowledge of teaching English. Knowledge of teaching English plays an important role in teachers’ effectiveness and their choice of instructional practices. The total sampling of 1... Show More