Factors enhancing basic education: Implication on pupils' capability in Botswana primary and junior secondary schools
Mphale, Luke Moloko
PublisherJournal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies (JETERAPS), http://scholarlinkresearch.com/publications.php
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The purpose of the study was to investigate factors enhancing basic education and their implication for primary and junior secondary schools pupils in Botswana. The study was mainly a descriptive survey design. Three research questions and one null hypothesis guided the study. Data were collected through individual 13-item structured questionnaire which was validated. The reliability level was 0.7 using Cronbach Alpha Statistic. Random sampling was used to select the participants. The sample comprised hundred and thirty teachers from primary schools and seventy teachers from junior secondary schools. Data were analysed using frequency tables and percentages. The findings of the study showed that learning environment and teacher education have a positive impact on the provision of quality basic education. Based on the findings of the study it was recommended that for Botswana to achieve some of the Millennium Development Goals priority should be given to better learning environment and quality teacher education.