Determinants of Adoption of Education Management Information System of Secondary Schools of Chesumei Sub County
Keywords:education management information system, data management, centralized data
This study sought to establish the determinants of implementing Education management information system by secondary schools of chesumei sub-county Kenya. The Kenyan government through the ministry of education and the ministry of ICT has since 2008 created a policy for ICT adoption in the education system the adoption has been affected by varied factors. This study therefore investigated the determinants of EMIS adoption in secondary schools in chesumei Sub County. To establish the availability of centralization of data management in secondary schools of chesumei Sub County. The research used descriptive survey to gather data Kothari (2000). Target population; Chesumei sub-county has 42 schools both day and boarding. The sampled population was achieved by using 30% of the target population this led to 13 sample schools for the research that was randomly selected and purposeful selection of the Sub County director of education was done. The study used questionnaires, interviews and observation method to collect data. Validity of the content was determined through piloting. Test retest was also used to determine the reliability of research instrument the reliability was 0.78. Data was analyzed using qualitative and quantitative methods. The findings led to the conclusion that education management information system in chesumei Sub County is functional but not effective. In regards to the findings recommendations are therefore to the ministry of education to create policy framework for school level data management to create uniform adoption of centralized data management.
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