Research Papers/Topics in Early Childhood Education

The Implementation Of School Feeding Program. A Case Of Nyamuroro Primary School, Gokwe North District.

ABSTRACTThe study focused on the implementation of the school feeding program recently introduced by the Government of Zimbabwe through the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education to provide supplementary feeding to primary school children especially those in rural areas, who are worst affected by shortage of food. Persistent drought over the years have left a lot of children being affected resulting in massive school dropouts drawing the attention of government and forcing it (government...

The Extent To Which Safety And Health Is Provided In Ecd Learning Environment In Urban Schools In Bulawayo Metropolitan Province.

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to find out the extent to which safety and health is provided in ECD Learning environment in urban schools in Reigate District in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province. Data were generated using qualitative research. The researcher used the descriptive survey design to explore issues related to health and safety in ECD centres. It allowed the use of interview and observations guides. The sample of participants comprised of two school heads, six ECD teachers, two ...

Challenges And Prospects Of Parental Involvement In The Teaching And Learning In Early Childhood Education

ABSTRACTThe study aimed at finding out the challenges and prospects about parental involvement in teaching and learning at Early Childhood Education level. The study employed a qualitative research approach and adopted a descriptive survey design. The population of the study consisted of ten schools in Hyde Park North cluster under Khami District in Bulawayo Metropolitan. A sample consisted of eighteen participants from three primary schools who were purposively chosen. The participants inclu...

An Examination On The Teachers’ Perceptions On The Implementation Of Inclusive Education At Early Childhood Level In Primary Schools. A Case Study In Hope Fountain Cluster Of The Imbizo Distr

ABSTRACTThis study sought to examine the teachers’ perceptions of the implementation of inclusive education at Early Childhood level in primary schools in the Hope Fountain cluster in the Imbizo District. The research design followed both quantitative and qualitative approaches since data gathered was both descriptive and numerical. The research was conducted in Hope Fountain Cluster, Imbizo District in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province which consists of eight schools. A population of sixty fo...

Cultural Factors That Affect Early Childhood Learners In Rural Areas With Reference To Masehuni Cluster

AbstractThis research study is on the cultural factors that affect early leaners performance in rural schools focused on the study through discussing the background, statement of problem, research questions guiding the study, research objectives, purpose of the study, theoretical framework, delimitations and limitations of the study were also outlined .Definition of terms, purpose of the study and chapter summary were also be given.

Strategies To Improve Teaching Of Information, Communication And Technology By Grade Two Teachers Of Chikato Cluster In Shurugwi District.

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the research was to find strategies to improve the teaching of Information, Communication and Technology by grade two teaches of Chikato Cluster in Shurugwi District. To carry out the study the researcher used descriptive method. A sample of five school were used by the researcher to carry out the study. The sample was made up of fifteen participants, ten teachers and five schools heads. The researcher used purposively sampling techniques in sampling the participants. Q...

An Investigation Into Teachers’ Perceptions On The Role Of Group Work In The Teaching Of Early Childhood Education Learners In St Patrick’s Cluster, Gweru District, Zimbabwe

ABSTRACTThis research investigated teachers’ perceptions on the role of group work in the teaching of Early Childhood Education (ECE) learners in St. Patrick’s Cluster. An introduction to the study which presented the background to the study highlighted some researches that were carried out on group work. These included studies carried out in the United States, Toronto, Australia, Sweden, Asia, Ghana, South Africa, Somalia and even in Zimbabwe. The research questions were: How do teachers...

Challenges Faced By Teachers In Implementing Inclusive Education At Mgoqo Primary School At Early Childhood Level

AbstractA number of researchers have undertaken some study in line with the challenges faced by teachers in implementing inclusive education at Mgoqo Primary School level in Zimbabwe and beyond. It is however, notable with regret that the challenges faced by Early Childhood Education teachers in implementing inclusive education have not been fully examined and incorporated in the previous studies, while the issue and impact of the new curriculum (2015-2022) were not considered in most of the ...

Management Of Bullying Behaviour Among Ece Learners

AbstractThe research study investigated on the management of bulling behaviour among early childhood education learners. The design which was adopted for the study was the descriptive survey. The sample of the study comprised of 32 participants who included12 teachers and 20 learners. A simple random sampling technique was used where by four out of ten schools in Nyama East Cluster of Umguza District in Matabeleland North Province were involved in the study. Questionnaires and interviews were...

Influence Of Child-Headed Families On Socio-Emotional Development Of Pre-School Learners In Musengo Zone, Kitui County, Kenya

ABSTRACTFamilies provide conducive environments which necessitate acquisition of self-esteem, selfconfidence,self identity, self awareness and self-efficacy amongst learners in ECDE centers.However, Pre-school learners, in Musengo zone have manifested and continue to manifestlow intrapersonal skills, low interpersonal skills and poor leadership skills thus; this researchaimed at investigating the influence of child headed family formations on social emotionaldevelopment of learners in ECDE ce...

The Level Of Parental Involvement In Early Childhood Development In Nkulumane B Cluster In Mzilikazi District

ABSTRACT Parental involvement in children’s education remains low, despite evidence that parents have a huge influence on children’s achievement. Major researchers in the field have identified many factors that may create barriers to parental involvement and also suggested the solutions. Through interviews and questionnaires this study examined aspects of parental involvement in the education of Early Childhood Education (ECE) learners in Nkulumane Cluster in Bulawayo. The study...

The challenges faced by teachers in teaching learners with mild mental handicap at early childhood education level in gweru urban schools.

ABSTRACT The purpose of this research was to investigate the challenges faced by teachers in teaching learners with mild mental handicap at early childhood education level in Gweru urban primary schools. The teachers were experiencing challenges in teaching learners with mild mental handicap due to the fact that The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has adopted the principle of inclusion yet the majority of the teachers have not been exposed to any formal training. To add on t...

Teachers’ Perceptions On The Use Of Technology In The Teaching And Learning At Early Childhood Education Level In Redcliff Urban Schools

ABSTRACT This study investigated on teachers‟ perceptions on the use of technology at early childhood education level in Kwekwe district. The study was necessitated by the recent advances in technology use in teaching and learning. The Descriptive survey design was used to collect data. The population of this study comprised of twelve primary schools in Redcliff circuit and thirty six early childhood educators. A sample of nine out thirty six early childhood educators were selected to...

Case Study Of Aggressive Behaviour Problems Of Orphans In Ecd B At A Primary School In Bulawayo

AbstractAggressive behaviour problems are common in the early years of most children’s lives. However, children who are not raised by their biological parents are believed to be a greater risk of developing aggressive behaviour problems than those raised by their biological parents. This study was carried out to establish the causes and solutions to aggressive behaviour problems exhibited by orphans in ECD B at a primary school. In an effort to establish the causes and solutions to this pro...

Teacher Attitudes Towards Managing Inclusive Classes In Early Childhood Education Level In Bulawayo Central District Primary Schools In Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

ABSTRACTThis research sought to investigate teacher attitudes towards managing inclusive classes at EarlyChildhood Development Level in Bulawayo Central District Primary Schools. This was promptedby remarks given by teachers during gatherings, workshops and meetings. The researcheremployed the descriptive survey design during the study. Data was generated through the use ofquestionnaires and interviews for classroom practitioners and Teachers in Charge (TICs). Thesample comprised of thirty-fi...


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