Papers in Education and Development

Papers in Education and Development is dedicated to the analysis of educational problems and issues from a multidisciplinary point of view. Contributions are invited from authors in a variety of academic disciplines whose work has significant implications for educational policy and/or educational practice both in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. The Editorial Board accepts research-based analytical papers, original research reports, reviews and short communications.


Chief Editor

 Eustella P. Bhalalusesa, Associate Professor Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Life-long Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Associate Editors

 Blackson Kanukisya, Senior Lecturer Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Life-long Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Philipo Lonati Sanga, Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Lifelong Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Editorial Board

William A.L. Anangisye, Professor, Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Lifelong Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Rebecca Sima, Senior Lecturer Department of Psychology and Curriculum Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

George Kahangwa, Senior Lecturer Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Life-long Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 Albert Tarmo, Lecturer Department of Psychology and Curriculum Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Mpoki Mwaikokesya, Lecturer, Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Lifelong Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Stephen Mabagala, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Nkanileka Loti Mgonda, Lecturer, Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Lifelong Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Rose Upor, Senior Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages and Linguistics, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Editorial Board Members (International)

Maria Hallitzky,Professor,  Faculty of Education, University of Leipzig, Germany

 Hanna Posti-Ahokas,Senior Researcher, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

 Elina Lehtomäki, Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Oulu, Finland

 

Editorial Advisory Panel (International)

 

Abel Ishumi, Professor Emeritus, School of Education, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Daniel Sifuna, Professor, Department of Educational Foundations, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Peter Baguma, Professor, Department of Organisational and Social Psychology, Makerere University, Uganda

Francis Indoshi, Professor, School of Education, Maseno University, Kenya

Des Hewitt, Professor, School of Education, University of Warwick, UK

 


Editorial


Papers in Education and Development (PED) Volume 38, No. 2 consists of thirteen research-based articles in diverse fields of education. In this volume, readers are invited to enjoy reading on the following topics: teaching professional code of ethics, acts and regulations; locus of control, self-efficacy and attitude towards the teaching profession and teaching subjects; self-efficacy in execution of school counsellors’ roles; lecturers’ perceptions and development of critical thinking skills; communicative language teaching approach in Tanzanian primary schools; and predictors of achievement in senior secondary school physics in Nigeria. Other topics are: Impact of digital content on Mathematics teachers’ pedagogical change; influence of teachers’ mathematical knowledge for teaching on secondary school students’ academic achievement; alignment between chemistry certificate of secondary education examinations and curriculum in Tanzania; gender-responsive pedagogy in bridging inequalities of students’ learning; integration of Web 2.0 in teaching and learning process in universities; information motivation behavioural skills model and cyberbullying bystanders’ behaviour; and learner support services for rural-based distance learners at the open university of Tanzania.
The thirteen articles are expected to initiate further discourse on related educational issues both nationally and internationally. Across these articles, there is a wide range of policy and practice debates focusing on primary, secondary, higher and non-formal education in Tanzania and globally.
On behalf of the Chief Editor, Prof. Eustella Bhalalusesa and the Editorial Board, I sincerely thank our esteemed contributors who unwearyingly and successfully travelled through this rigorous journey of publishing. Further, cordial thanks are due to our committed editorial board members, advisory board members and reviewers who are constantly available to provide their services to sustain our journal.


Philipo Lonati Sanga
Associate Chief Editor
Papers in Education and Development



CONTENTS


Editorial
Philipo Lonati Sanga……………....………………………………....……........................................…iv

Teachers’ Awareness of Teaching Professional Code of Ethics, Acts and Regulations in Mkuranga District, Tanzania
Raymond Mwemezi Boniface and Christina Francis Ngalawa..............................................1

Are Pre-service Teachers Prepared to Teach? Investigating their Locus of Control, Self-efficacy and Attitude towards the Teaching Profession and Teaching Subjects
Mjege Kinyota and Patrick S. Kavenuke.....................................................................29

Secondary School Teachers’ Perceived Self- efficacy in the Execution of School Counsellors’ Roles in Tanzania
Christina Nelson Mbilinyi, Chris Mauki and Afrael Sarakikya...........................................55

Thinking Critically about Lecturers’ Perceptions and Development of Critical Thinking Skills in Teacher Education Students
Patrick Severine Kavenuke......................................................................................79

Contextual and Pedagogical Challenges Facing English Language Teachers in Using Communicative Language Teaching Approach in Tanzanian Primary Schools
Philpo John, Mwajuma Vuzo and Kitila Mkumbo..........................................................108

Teacher Qualifications, Class Size and Teaching Experience as Predictors of Achievement in Senior Secondary School Physics in Oyo State, Nigeria
Titilayo Adeoye Ajadi..........................................................................................137

Impact of Digital Content on Mathematics Teachers’ Pedagogical Change: Experiences from Retooling of Secondary School Mathematics Teachers in Tanzania
Francis William and Septimi Kitta..........................................................................152

Influence of Teachers’ Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching on Students’ Academic Achievement in Secondary Mathematics in Tanzania
Ephely Josephat Mwinuka and Albert Paulo Tarmo .....................................................178

Alignment between Chemistry Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations and the Ordinary Level Chemistry Curriculum in Tanzania
Gladness Kirei and Wadrine Maro...........................................................................200

Secondary School Teachers’ Understanding of Gender- Responsive Pedagogy in Bridging Inequalities of Students’ Learning in Tanzania
Mariana Manyus Mhewa, Eustella Peter Bhalalusesa and Eugenia Kafanabo.....................252


Users’ Attitudes and Usage Intentions towards Integration of Web 2.0 in Teaching and Learning Processes from Selected Universities in Tanzania
James Ernest Kazoka...........................................................................................280

Information Motivation Behavioural Skills Model and Cyberbullying Bystanders’ Behaviour to Intervene or Not Intervene
Hezron Z. Onditi.................................................................................................314

Reflections on the Learner Support Services for Rural-based Distance Learners at the Open University of Tanzania
Lulu Simon Mahai…………………………………………………….................................................345


PED EDITORIAL POLICY AND NOTES FOR CONTRIBUTORS                                        372

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