The study aimed at investigating the abilities of primary learning in writing , reading and
communication in regard of free primary education that was introduced in January 2003 ,a
case study ofEmbakasi Division ofNairobi from 2003.. 2007. the study was carried out upon
the background that , poverty, ignorance of parents, inadequate facilities in public schools
have led to the persistence ofilliteracy levels at 7~5% though the programme of FPE intended
to have reduced them below that by 2008. The study was guided by objectives that included;
investigating the influence of primary Educational learners, to find the advantages and
disadvantages of free primary Education and to devise strategies upon which FPE may
achieve its intended goals.
The study design was based on sample survey and cross sectional studies that gathered
primary and secondary data. Primary data were sought through qualitative and quantitative
designs where qualitative design involved; interview; observation, and focus Group
Discussion methods of data collection. Quantitative data were sought through questionnaires.
Secondary data were sought through documentary review and internet surfing.
Five schools were purposively selected for the study and they included; Kayole, Baraka
Umoja, Unity and Embakasi Primary Schools. From these five schools a sample size of 140
respondents was derived that included; Learners, parents, guardians and Education
The study established that FPE influences Learners in such ways; learners develop
communication skills, people were more attracted to school, better management of business
by the learners, learners travel long distance to and from schools, there is enrollment of
elderly learners and learners performance lowered I some schools.
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ADHIAMBO, ACHAM . "The Impact Of Free Primary Education On The Reaction Of Illiteracy Case: Embakasi Division Nirobi Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-free-primary-education-on-the-reaction-of-illiteracy-case-embakasi-division-nirobi-kenya