Challenges Facing Secondary School Managers in Strategic Planning in Kenya

Authors(3) :-Ms Annette Wanyonyi, Judah M. Ndiku, John O. Shiundu

It is a statutory requirement that public organizations in Kenya, schools included develop strategic plans. This will aid Kenya adjust to the dynamic and competitive world and realize vision 2030. However, it was established that many schools had strategic plans but their operationalization was an issue. The purpose of this study was to investigate the challenges faced by secondary school managers in strategic planning in KakamegaCounty, Kenya. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. Data were collected from a sample of 38 schools. Stratified and purposive sampling techniques were used to select schools and respondents respectively. Total study sample was 190 respondents comprising of principals, teachers and students. Questionnaires were used to collect data. Piloting of the instruments was done to ensure their validity and reliability. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The findings were presented in a histogram and table. Inadequate funds emerged as the main challenge. It was recommended that apart from government funds, schools device other ways of funding strategic management processes.

Authors and Affiliations

Ms Annette Wanyonyi
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya
Judah M. Ndiku
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya
John O. Shiundu
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 5 | November-December 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-12-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 124-131
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151439
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Ms Annette Wanyonyi, Judah M. Ndiku, John O. Shiundu, " Challenges Facing Secondary School Managers in Strategic Planning in Kenya", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.124-131, November-December-2015.
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