International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management DETERMINANTS OF TEACHER MOTIVATION IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN MASABA SOUTH SUB-COUNTY, KENYA

Yuniah Matoke, Walter Okibo, Duke Nyamongo
unpublished
The purpose of this study was to determine the of teacher motivation in public secondary schools in Masaba South Sub-County in Kisii County, Kenya. The study targeted 402 teachers from 14 schools in Masaba South Sub-County. The sample size of the study was 121 teachers constituting 30 % of the total population. Schools were stratified into two locations: Masaba and Kiamokama location to reduce the study sample size. Simple random sampling was used to select teachers from the 14 selected public
more » ... 14 selected public secondary schools. Two schools in the same sub-county were used for the pilot study to test on the reliability of results. Semi-structured Questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. Data was analyzed using SPSS for descriptive and regression analysis. The study established that development factors had a significant effect on teacher motivation; where 64.2% change in teacher motivation was as a result of the developmental factors. The study recommended that school managers to sponsor teachers to workshops and seminars in order to motivate them. Schools management should work towards improving the teaching and learning environment. Study findings will assist school © Yuniah, Walter & Duke Licensed under Creative Common Page 140 managers in formulating competitive teacher motivational strategies to improve student examination performance and to curb the mass loss of teachers from public secondary schools to more lucrative jobs.
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