The study is centered on the importance of the provision of early childhood
education to the disadvantaged children in Kira Town Council, Wakiso District. It
thought to determine the trends in enrolment of disadvantaged children in various
early childhood education centers. To find out the benefits of early childhood
education program to the disadvantaged children. To find out the challenges faced
by disadvantaged children in ECE centers and finally to suggest possible
interventions to overcome the challenges. In order to address the objectives set, a
combination of qualitative and quantitative techniques were used to gather data
and information. Given that the findings of the study need to be disseminated to
educational stakeholders and especially policy makers. The findings have been
presented in relatively easy to comprehend statistically techniques, frequency
distribution graphic representations summaries and examples depicting emerging
themes and categorization and pictorial representation of the research findings.
The findings indicated that disadvantaged children including special needs
children, disabled, orphans and the poor are a reality in Kira Town Council,
Wakiso district and are increasing enrolling in its ECP.
Inadequate funding especially the capitation grant for the disadvantaged children.
Lunch for disadvantaged children's is not provided. Higher teacher-pupils ratio is
embalmed untrained teachers in the management of disadvantaged children in
ECE center inadequate supervision and monitoring of ECE centers. Negative
social and cultural norms were cited low community participation in
implementation of ECE programme. The area of study included three ECE centers
in Kira town council Wakiso district, three head teachers, three ECE teachers in
each school, ten disadvantaged children, primary data was collected by
questionnaire while as secondary data was got from reports, journals, internet, text
books among others.
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Research, SSA. "Importance Of Early Childhood Education To The Disadvantaged Children, Kira Town Council, Wakiso District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/importance-of-early-childhood-education-to-the-disadvantaged-children-kira-town-council-wakiso-district