The study on Impact of Instructional materials and pupils enrolment pupils academic
performance was calTied out in 9 schools in Nyeri South Municipality division. The
sample area had 42 schools and an enrolment of 19,600 pupils. Thus the visited schools
represent 21 .4% of the schools and 1 9.3 % of the enrolment in the targeted division
The overall aim of the study was to document the impact of instructional materials and
pupils enrolment in Free Primary Education Programme on pupils academic
The study collected data from various sources and used different data collection
techniques — both qualitative and quantitative focus group discussion to collect
qualitative data from pupils, teachers and parents.
Queslionnaire was used to collect quantitative data from the head teacher and teachers.
The study established that after introduction of Free Primary Education enrolment
increased in schools: However, in later year, the enrolment dropped due to unfriendly
learning environments, poverty, child labour and HIV/AIDs.
According to the study, the large number of the pupils were in classes not appropriate to
They could not catch up with the others and this has a negative impact on their learning
achievement. The study also established that children returning to school after having
dropped out constituted a great percentage which also affected learning achievements due
to indiscipline and also being bullied by others
Repetition was also noted as common feature in most schools indicating a wasteful
education system. The proportion of repeaters was high contradicting ministry of
education policy that outlaws repetition. Due to the large pupil influx, schools were
faced with a problem of shortage of teachers: Most classes were too large to be handled
by a single teacher. This made it difficult for schools to offer quality education.
Provision of instructional materials including textbooks was identified as one of the
major achievements of the F.P.E. programme. Particularly through reducing the cost
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