A Study on Involvement of Stakeholders in the Implementation of Safety Guidelines in Public Secondary Schools in Nairobi West Region, Kenya

Jane W. Gatua


Implementation of government policies becomes effective or possible where all stakeholders give maximum support to the implementation process. This is because the broadened educational goals and objectives as a result of changes in socio-economic development have necessitated the involvement of several minds from a wide range of stakeholders. Therefore the researcher conducted a study to ascertain stakeholders’ involvement in the implementation of Safety guidelines in Public Secondary Schools in Nairobi West Region. The study targeted 25 Public secondary schools in the study area, their headteachers, teachers and Students. District Education Officers (DEOs) and District Quality Assurance and Standards Officers (DQASOs) were also targeted. The study used mixed methods design where both qualitative and quantitative approaches were employed. Stratified random sampling was used to arrive at a sample of 15 schools and their headteachers, 43 teachers and 240 students. All DEOs and DQASOs were purposively included in the sample. Data collection instrument used were questionnaires for the headteachers, teachers and students whereas interview guides were used to gather information from DEOs and DQASOs. Document analysis and observation guides were also used to compliment other instruments. The study questions addressed the extent to which the following stakeholders were involved in the implementation of safety guidelines in the schools under study; Students, Parents, Teachers and headteachers. As shown in the discussion of results, the study established that stakeholders were not adequately involved in the implementation of safety guidelines in schools under study.

Keywords: Safety, Guidelines, Implementation, Stakeholders, Involvement

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