Research Papers/Topics in Early Childhood Education

Effect of Length of Marriage The Sources of Marital Problems Among Married Female Students Of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of length of marriage on sources of marital problems among married female students of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. The population of married female students was 145; the sample was 103 of married female students. Descriptive survey designed was used. A simple random sampling method was used to select the married female students from the targeted school. Six hypotheses were raised and tested using Chi-square for data ana...

INTEGRATION OF MUSIC IN KINDERGARTEN CURRICULUM: PERCEPTION OF KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS IN SHAMA DISTRICT, GHANA

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of kindergarten teachers on integration of music in the kindergarten curriculum. The theoretical perspectives of the social cognitive theory of Bandura and Gardner‘s theory of multiple intelligences were adopted for the study. The pragmatist philosophy underpins this study. This study adopted the descriptive design using mixed-methods sequential exploratory approaches. The target population for the study was the thirty-...

USING PLAY ACTIVITIES FOR EARLY LEARNERS OF ABLEKUMASOUTH METROPOLITAN OF THE GREATER ACCRA REGION

ABSTRACT The study examined the play activities of early learners in public schools‟ kindergartens in the Ablekuma South Metro of the Greater Accra Region.Crosssectional survey design was adopted for the study. Using the census sampling procedure, 164 kindergarten teachers were sampled for the study. Questionnaire was used to gather the requisite data for the study. The data were analysed through the computation of descriptive and inferential statistics such as frequencies, percentages...

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY IN MFANTSEMAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE CENTRAL REGION OF GHANA

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the perceptions of early childhood teachers’ professional identity in the Mfantseman Municipality in the Central region of Ghana. The study adopted concurrent mixed method design using identical samples for both quantitative and qualitative data. The target population for this study comprised all Kindergarten teachers in the Mfantseman municipality. The census sampling procedure was employed to sample 182 early childhood teachers for the...

TEACHERS’ ASSESSMENT PRACTICES ON EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING IN SEFWI-WIAWSO MUNICIPALITY OF THE WESTERN REGION OF GHANA

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to explore teachers‘ assessment practices on Early Childhood learners in Sefwi - Wiawso Municipality of the Western Region of Ghana. Descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The sample size for this study was 110 people made up of 80 teachers, 29 Head teachers and 1 of Basic school coordinator. The instruments used for the study were close ended questionnaire and semi- structured interview guide. Purposive sampling techniques was ...