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Abstract                 Volume:7  Issue-8  Year-2019          Original Research Articles


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Challenges of Educational Materials Distribution and Utilization in Some Selected Secondary Schools of Sodo Zuria Woreda
Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia
Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia
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Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to gain some insights about the problems related with distributions of educational material (text book) in Sholla Kodo and Gulgula secondary (9-10) schools of Sodo zuria Woreda, Wolaita zone. Hence, the descriptive survey design was employed to get the current practice of the schools regarding distribution of educational materials. In order to collect the necessary data, questionnaires (close and open-ended) and interview were used as an instrument for the study. The subjects of the study were 25 teachers out of 128 teachers selected through simple random sampling, and 4 principals, 2 supervisors and 2 woreda educational office experts through purposive sampling. Form each school 13 and 12 teachers selected respectively. The total of 33 respondents were selected to fill the questionnaires distributed /dispatched 25 teachers, 4 principals, 2 cluster supervisors and 2 town educational office experts have filled and returned Back. In addition, 4 principals and 2 supervisors and 2 town educational office experts were interviewed. The data obtained were analyzed using quantitative and qualitative method of data analysis. The findings reveal that the distribution problem and shortage of text books, improper utilization of materials, and the low participation of teachers, students and communities in materials resource management. Finally, it was recommended that the schools have to try to collaborate with Woreda educational offices and other concerned governmental bodies for the fair and in time distribution of educational materials.

Keywords: Educational materials, Text books, Fair distribution, Utilization
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How to cite this article:

Abraham Kebede Alambo. 2019. Challenges of Educational Materials Distribution and Utilization in Some Selected Secondary Schools of Sodo Zuria Woreda.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 7(8): 48-56
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2019.708.006