CURRICULUM OVERLOAD AND ITS IMPACT ON TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Cuthbert Majoni

Abstract


The study investigated the curriculum overload in primary schools. The multiple case study approach was used and ten schools in Bindura urban participated in this study. The purposive sampling technique was used to select the participants. The participants were teachers teaching in the primary schools. Data were generated using interviews ad open-ended questionnaires. Data were qualitatively analyzed. The study also found out that the curriculum was broad yet the time to cover this curriculum was limited. The study concluded that there was prevalence of work overload in the schools. The study recommends that the primary school curriculum be reviewed reduce work overload.

 

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curriculum, curriculum overload, teacher effectiveness

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