The prupose of this study was to highlight the major factors that affect the management of
ECDE centres and its impact on learning in Kaptel zone Nandi Central District.
Specifically the study aimed at the finding out how academic performance in the centres is
influenced by; Parents attitude, financial constraints, low capacity in management skills
and lack of clear ECDE guidelines and policy framework.
In the study, a sample of 20 respondents including ECD teachers, headteachers, parents and
Committee chairpersons was selected from 5 ECD centres in Kaptel Zone using random
The study made use of ECD teachers' questionnaires, headteachers' interview schedule,
parents' attitude (Likert) scale and observation schedule as instruments for data collection.
Data collected was analyzed using both the descriptive and inferential statistics were used
The results of the study indicated that most parents are supportive towards ECD
programmes but they Jack awareness on importance of early childhood education and their
roles in the centres are not well defined, it further showed that fees is the main source of
funds in ECDE centres thus leading to poor payment of teachers hence affecting academic
performance. There was a significant relationship between management capacity and
academic performance. There existed a significant association between the use ofECDE
guideline and policy framework in teacher participation (teaching)
The study recommends that parents to be sensitized on the importance of the ECDE
programme. Clear ECDE guideline and policy framework is to be distributed to all ECDE
centres my Ministry of Education. The government should include ECDE centres in Free
Primary Education funding. Finally it is recommended that all ECDE managers including
headteachers, parents, Committee members and the sponsors should be trained on the
management ofECDE centres.
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