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.

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

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...

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...

Determinants Of Students Performance In English In Primary Schools Case Study: Mathare Slums Nairobi, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis research was carried out on determinants of poor performance inEnglish in primary Schools in Mathare Slums Nairobi, Kenya. It concentrated on thelower farms as it was felt that poor performance at the National Examination could bestarting at the low levels. The purpose of the study was to examine the factors responsiblefor the above so that measures would be taken to correct or rectify the situation. Thespecific objectives therefore ranged from determining the qualified tea...

Effects Of Nutrition On Growth And Development Of Children. A Case Study Of Jepkoyai Zone, Tiriki West Division, Hamisi District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe research was aimed at investigating and elaborating the effects ofnutrition on growth and development of children of ages between infancyand 15 years of age in Jepkoyai Zone, Tiriki West Division, HamisiDistrict KenyaThe objectives of the study were; to find out factors that lead tomalnutrition in the division, identify the correct nutritional requirementsfor children and to examine the effects of nutrition on growth anddevelopment of children. A sample of 40 head teachers, ...

Effects Of Untrained Teachers On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Ecde Centers Within Uasin Gishu District, Kenya

AbstractThe Study Is Based On Untrained Ecde Teachers Whose Engagement WereFound To Be Influencing Academic Performance In The Ecde Centres In UasingishuDistrict. The Study Was Prompted By The High Rate Of Behaviour ChangeObserved Among Children After Being Subjected To The Instruction Sessions Of TheUntrained Teachers.Therefore It Became Necessary To Research Into The Extend At Which The UntrainedEcde Teachers Instructions Impact On The Children And Some Of The FactorsWhich Negatively ...

Orphans And Performance In Primary School, Solai Zone, Bahati Division In Nakuru North District Of Rift Valley Province -Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was to investigate the performance of orphan learners in all primary school inSOLAI Zone in KenyaThe researcher used quantitative approach for the study. The method involves collectingof the data using questionnaire. The researcher chose this tnethod because it was easy toanalyze in table. The researcher collected information from groups off people. The groupof people was selected to represent the total population. The researcher used surveydesign. This is commonly use...

The Consequences Of Classroom Management Tow Ards The Academic Performance Of Pupils In Kandara Division, Murang' A South District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was about the consequences of classroom management towards academicperfiJrmance ofpupils in Kandara division, Murang 'a South district, Kenya. The purpose ofthe study was to investigate the effect ()f classroom management towards academicperformance of pupils in Kandara division, lvfurang 'a South district. All relevant sources tothis particular study were used in the review ()[related literature.The research employed a descriptive survey and questionnaires were in thi...

An Investigation Into The Factors Leading To Poor Performance In Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education Among Pupils In Kiganjo Zone, Thika District; Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVAL~ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS~TABLE OF~L_.IST OF TABLES~LIS1 OF~AC~ON~MS~ixCIH A PTER ONE~1IN]R.ODIJCFION~3*1.1 Introduction to the Study~11.2 Background of the Study~11.3 Statement of the Problem~41.4 Purpose of the Study~41.5 Objectives of the Study 41.6 Research Questions 51.7 Significance of the Study~51.8 Limitation of the Study 61.9 Limitations of the Study 61.10 The Conceptual Framework 61.11 Definitions of Operational Terms 8CI1APTE~~. TWOLITER.A~TtJRE REVIEW 9...

The Role Of Play Materials On Social Interaction Among Children Aged Five Years A Case Study Of Maragi E.C.D. Centres Kiharu Division Murang’a District Kenya

AbstractThe major objective was to find out the impact of play materials on socialinteraction among children aged five years. The study was conducted in Kirahudivision, Murang’a district-Kenya. The study used both quantitative andqualitative methods of data collection in which questionnaires were formulatedfor collection of data under the quantitative data collection methods.The first research question sought to find out the types of play materialsneeded for the performance in early c...

Play —Way Method And Academic Performance In Ecde Centres Of Konoin Sub County Kimulot Locations

ABSTRACTChildren play has for a long time remained less important in the eyes of many adultswho only see play as recreation and not very important activity in the developmentof a child. Vygotsky, 1962 believed that play is an excellent setting for cognitivedevelopment.The main concern of the study was to determined impact of play way method onacademic performance in Kimulot Location.The study was a descriptive survey conducted in King Jesus Junior School. The ECDEcentre had 150 children,...

The Academic Performance Among Primary School Pupils In Science Subject In National Examinations A Case Study Of Kamwangi Division Primary Schools, Thika District- Kenya

The general objective of this study was to assess the learning resources and performance of pre~-schoo1 children. The study was conducted in Kamwangi Division primary schools, Thika District Kenya. Ten political leaders, 20 pupils, 20 teachers and 30 community inhabitants were interviewed. Teachers, political leaders, pupils and community inhabitants participated in the study. A total of eighty (80) participants therefore participated in the study.The study quest...


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