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TEACHERS' AND STUDENTS' AWARENESS OF TWICE
SESSION EDUCATION ON NORMAL LEVEL
STUDENTS' PERFORMANCE IN GEOGRAPHY
Garikai Singadi, 2Pedzisai Goronga, 3Lameck Gatahwi and 4Lizzie Mutangirwa 1
Pedzisai Goronga, PO Container MP167 Install Pleasant, School of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Abstract: The aim of the study was find out " O” level teachers' and students' perceptions of double session education system in the teaching and learning of geography The research was performed in the qualitative paradigm where a case study was used as the investigation design. A single Form three class with forty learners doing geography and five geography instructors participated inside the study. Interview and target group were used since data collecting tools. Info were analysed qualitatively which includes verbatim statements being noted thus bringing out the participants' perceptions regarding double period schooling in relation to teaching and learning location. The study discovered that twice session schooling system got several difficulties. Findings expose that teaching and learning time is definitely reduced thus impacting negatively on educator –student connection. The study also found out that there was rapid deterioration of furniture, literature and other solutions over and above various other challenges which include limited resources, heavy teacher workload and fatigue. The research recommends authorities to do away with dual session education by building more secondary universities. The study as well recommends that school authorities should help to make efforts to get computers, provide internet connectivity to allow students to acquire unlimited information.
Keywords: Twice Session, Sizzling Seating, Perceptions, Double Change, Fatigue.
Education ministries in developing
countries are confronted by ever increasing
demand for access to education. Bray (1997)
in Kajtaita (2011) points out that, primary
education elevated four-fold in Africa and
more than doubled in Asia between 1960
and1980. These kinds of rapid increases forced low
income countries to broaden their education
systems beyond their economic capacities.
Many governments in developing countries
responded to this huge increase sought after for
education by introducing double-session
schooling system as a means of managing and
controlling the increasing enrolment in
The introduction of double shift schooling is to
boost the supply of university places while avoiding
serious strain for the budget (Bray, 2000: 12) The
Ministry of Education, Sport, Disciplines and Lifestyle in
Mvuma, zimbabwe opted for dual session education to serve
for the increase in demand intended for education for
independence in 1980. Dual session schooling
Related Author: Pedzisai Goronga, PO Box MP167 Mount Enjoyable, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
The International Asian Exploration Journal 02 (01): 18-27, 2014
method is generally seen as a temporary evaluate when
financial resources are limited (Bray, 2k;
Linden, 2001). Nevertheless , what began as a
temporary measure has developed into a long term
feature in Zimbabwe. Deficiency of funds, quick population
expansion and the desire to meet millennium
development goals have forced the Ministry of
Education, Sport, Artistry and Lifestyle to continue with
double period system, since it does by least, provide an
option of increasing schooling capacity not having
to build new schools. The double treatment schooling
strategy is therefore likely to remain in place for much
longer than expected and a study of teachers and
students' perceptions of dual session schooling
system about students' educational performance can be thus a
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Precisely what is double program schooling?
Twice session system of education can be described as
system that enables schools to double their very own...
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