Research Papers/Topics in Early Childhood Education

Learner's Behavioral Characteristics As Correlates To Their Academic Performance. A .Case Of Selected Primary Schools Located In Marmanet Zone, Nyahururu District In Kenya

ABSTRACTThis descriptive and quantitative study was conducted in Marmanet zone,Nyahuru district, to investigate the prevalence of and the problems which thechilden suffering from behavioral disorders were facing at school. The variablesmeasured include; the existence of such pupils in inclusive schools, thechallenges which they face and the problems they cause to other pupils as wellas their teachers, and how the schools have intervened for them. The studyutilized a semi-structured ques...

Attitudes Of Regular Teachers Towards Inclusion Of Learners With Special Needs; A Case Study Of Sda Segero Primary School, Eldoret West District Kenya.

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Attitudes Of Regular Teachers Towards Inclusion Of Learners With Special Needs; A Case Study Of Sda Segero Primary School, Eldoret West District Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSTITLE PAGE ................................................................................................ .iDECLARATION ................................................................................................ iiAPPROVAL ..................................................................................................... iiiTABLE OF CONTENTS .................................................................................... ivDEFINITIONS OF TERMS ......................

Problems Faced By Nursery Schools In Owimbi Zone, Bondo District, Kenya.

AbstractThe aim of this research was to investigate the problems faced bynursery schools in Owimbi zone, Bonda district Kenya. A number ofnursery schools have come up to cater for children and this is sobecause of the realization of the importance of nursery education.However these schools are faced with a lot of problems. The specificobjectives of the study were to determine the relationship betweenthe development of a country and nursery education and to showhow other stake holders c...

The Impact Of Free Primary Education On Early Cidldhood Development Programmes In W Aberi Zone, Central Division, Garissa District Kenya

Despite the importance of pre-school as a foundation for the country's formal education, the Ministry of Education spends less than one percent of its budget on this sub-sector. The General objective of the study was to determine the impact of Free Primary Education on Early Childhood Education. The research study was conducted between January 2010 and November 2010. The study was carried in Waberi Zone, Garissa District. The study benefits the early childhood pupils since their well be...

Free Primary Education And Early Childhood In Budalandi Division, Bunyala District, Kenya.

ABSTRACTDespite the importance of pre-school as a foundation for the country's formal education,the Ministry of Education spends less than one percent of its budget on this sub-sector.The General objective of the study was to determine the impact of free primary educationon early childhood education. The research study was conducted between April 2009 andAugust 2009. The study was carried in Budalangi division, Bunyala district, Kenya.A descriptive design was adopted for this particular ...

Constra:Nts Facing Physically Challenged Children In Early Childhood Development Education (E.C.D.E) A Case Study Of Kamariny Zone In Keiyo District Kenya

ABSTRACTEducation has been seen as the only solution to the elimination of poverty, diseases andilliteracy. Many governments including Kenya has equally paid serious attention in orderto achieve it. A literate population is more productive than an illiterate one hence theneed to enable every citizen the opportunity to access education at all levels.It is therefore based on the above that the researcher ventures into the topic in order toexamine the impediments faced by the physically ch...

MOTIVATION AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF LEARNERS IN EARLY CHI DHOOD EDUCATMOTIVATION CENTRES IN GITHUNGURI DIVISION KIAMBU DISTRICT KENYA.

The study involved both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection in which questionnaires, interview guides and focus group discussions were used to collect the data from the respondents. The first research question sought to find out the types of motivation needed for better performance in early childhood education centres. The study discovered that; Gifts, promises, appreciations, courage, and awards were the factors given by the respondents. The second research question...

Pupil’s Evaluation And Acade Ic Performance Of Che Eren Primary School In Kobaitek District, Kenya

Objectives: This study determined the pupil’s evaluation and academic performance of Cheberen Primary School In Koibatek District, Kenya. Specificaiiy, these data were gathered: profile of pupils as to age, gender and class; the level of pupil’s evaluation in terms & pupils qualities, commitment, learning activItIes and discipline; the level & academic performance; the significant relationship between level of pupil’s evaluation and level of academic performance; and the signific...

Influence Of Gender On Academic Performance In Science Subjects A Case Study Of Githumu Zone Kandara Division Central Kenya

A study on Gender and Academic performance in science was carried out in Githumu Zone with the purpose of investigating and establishing the factors influencing Gender and academic performance in the science subject in Githumu Zone. The specific objective of the study were/ to compare out the boys/girls attitude towards the study of science. To identify some cultural practices that affect the performance of learners in the science. To establish whether both sexes participate fully in the...

The Impact Of Free Primary Education On Early Childhood Development Programmes In Ndeiy A Zone, Umuru Myision, Kiambu West District Kenya

ABSTRACT Despite the importance oi'pre-school as afbundationfiw the countrv 'sjimnal education. the Ministrr of Education spends less than one percent of its budget on this sub-sector. The CJI'neral objective of' the study was to determine the impact offi'ee prinWIJ-' education on early childhood education. The study employed a descriptive design and interview guides and questionnaires were used in the co/lee/ion of di!la. The findings of'! he stu

Teacher Motivation And Academic Performance Of Pupils In Ilbissil Zone, Namanga Division, Ka.Jiado District, Kenya

AbstractMore recent studies or the effects or school inputs on student outcomes include Case and Deaton (1999); Angrist and Lavy (1999); 1-Ianushek, Kain, and Rivkin (1999); Betts and Morell (1999); 1-Ianushck ct. al. (1996); Kingdon (1996a); and Glcwwe and Jacoby (1994). Some of these studies have investigated the illlpacl or motivation on student outcomes, with mixed results. Loeb and Page (2000) locus on explaining why several studies have failed to discover a positive relation betwee...

School Feeding Programmes And Academic Performance Of Pupils In Central Dmsion, Moyale District, Kenya

ABSTRACT For a number of years primary schools in Central Division of Moyale District, Kenya have not been performing very well. The researcher wanted to investigate if school feeding programmes will improve pupil's academic performance. In the study, the researcher employed descriptive design. Therefore simple survey or poll for the purpose of describing attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of the study population were used. Questionnaires were used in the collection of data. The raw dat...

Absenteeism And Academic Performance Of Pupils In Eci>E Centers In Ciiil Chi La Division Kericho District Kenya

ABSTRACT My purpose of the study was to find out absenteeism and academic performance of pupils in ECDE (age 6-8 years) in Chilchila Division, Kericho District The division is situated in the pockets of white highlands once colonized by British in Kericho district, faced with adverse weather condition usually very hot, dry and hilly. The area also faces a lot of economic, social and cultural problems. The general performance of the leamers in primary and secondary schools is not ple...

The Role Of Religion In The Maintaining Of Society Norms And Values; A Case Study Of Gachoka Division In Mbeere District In Kenya

ABSTRACT A descriptive and qualitative study was carried out about roles of religion in socializing the people. It sought to establish the roles played by religion in society. The study area was Gachoka Division in Mbeere district, Kenya. The following objectives guided the study, to establish the extent to which religion has provided psychological support to the individuals; to find out how religion has created peace and stability in society; to find out how religion has helped to mai...


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