School resources and effective implementation of e-Learning in secondary schools in Kasese Municipality, Uganda




Tangible resources, intangible resources, capabilities, e-learning, secondary schools.


This study examined the influence of school resources on the effective implementation of e-learning in secondary schools in Kasese Municipality, Uganda. Specifically, the study investigated the impact of tangible resources, intangible resources, and school capabilities on e-learning in these schools. Using quantitative research approach, the study employed a correlational research design and collected data from 170 teachers using a self-administered questionnaire. The data were then analysed using Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM). The results of the SEM analysis revealed that school resources, namely tangible resources (? = 0.266, t = 3.612, p = 0.000<0.05), intangible resources (? = 0.234, t = 2.351, p = 0.019<0.05) and capabilities (? = 0.456, t = 5.129, p = 0.000<0.05), had a significant positive influence on e-learning. Based on these findings, the study concluded that tangible and intangible resources and school capabilities are necessary for the effective implementation of e-learning in secondary schools. The study recommends that the Ministry of Education, school directors, and head teachers ensure that schools have sufficient tangible resources for e-learning. Additionally, directors and head teachers should also ensure that schools possess adequate intangible resources and capabilities to support the effective implementation of e-learning. The practical significance of this study lies in its demonstration of how existing resources in schools can be utilised to implement e-learning in secondary schools effectively.

Author Biographies

Tobia Karaha Kyomuhendo, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda
Department of Education Policy and Planning,
School of Education
Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda

Wilson Mugizi, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda
Department of Education Policy and Planning
Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda

Joseph Rwothumio, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda
Department of Education Policy and Planning
School of Education
Kyambogo University, Uganda

Mark Micheal Waiswa , Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda 
Department of Teacher Education
School of Education
Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda


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How to Cite

Kyomuhendo, T. K., Mugizi, W., Rwothumio, J., & Waiswa, M. M. (2024). School resources and effective implementation of e-Learning in secondary schools in Kasese Municipality, Uganda. Interdisciplinary Journal of Education Research, 6, 1-16.

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