Challenges facing teaching and learning of integrated business studies in day secondary schools in Kirinyaga west district, Kirinyaga County, Kenya
Iribe, Joseph Warui
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The social, economic and political needs may be met through the curriculum, however curriculum face challenges in its implementation. The study identified the challenges facing the implementation of integrated business studies curriculum in public day secondary schools. The purpose of the study was to investigate the administrative challenges faced by headteachers, challenges faced by teachers and students in the implementation of IBSC.Research Development and Diffusion Model was employed. The findings were: no classrooms designated for IBSC,KNEC and KICD syllabus are not in harmony, time allocated to teach IBSC is not adequate, abstract and wide IBSC content and difficult language in the text books. Study concluded that time allocated for teaching IBSC was inadequate, inadequate teaching/learning resources, inadequate physical facilities, KNEC and K.I.C.D syllabuses are not in harmony, and IBSC is wide and abstract. IBSC syllabus is not completed on time. IBSC should be reviewed especially the accounting part.