Perception of teachers and students on the status and importance of physical education in secondary schools in Tanzania

dc.contributor.authorMartini, Victoria
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-11T15:25:55Z
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-08T09:15:42Z
dc.date.available2019-12-11T15:25:55Z
dc.date.available2020-01-08T09:15:42Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.descriptionAvailable in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Libraryen_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to gain insight into the perceptions on Physical Education teachers’ and students in secondary schools in Tanzania. The researcher sought to explore how students and teachers perceive PE. The study also sought to explore the status of PE in secondary schools. The study utilized survey design in order to understand the perception of teachers about PE and get the opinion of teachers and students about the status of PE in secondary schools. The study was conducted in Dar es Salaam and cost region. The study covered six secondary schools. The sample of the study was 136 respondents, which included 6 PE teachers and 130 students in the school that are offering and that do not offer PE from form II - V. The study used both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. The quantitative research used questionnaire to collect data, the qualitative method used interview, documentary review and observation. The findings found that both teachers and students perceived PE to be an inferior subject to others, hence occupying the lowest status in comparison to other subjects. In the light of finding from the study, it was recommended that the Tanzania public, particularly policy makers, parents and children must be sensitized and made aware of the importance of PE programs.en_US
dc.identifier.citationMartini, V. (2014) Perception of teachers and students on the status and importance of physical education in secondary schools in Tanzania, Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://localhost:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/4573
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Dar es Salaamen_US
dc.subjectPhysical educationen_US
dc.subjectSecondary schoolsen_US
dc.titlePerception of teachers and students on the status and importance of physical education in secondary schools in Tanzaniaen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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