The Impact Of Instructional Materials And Pupils Enrolment On Primary School Pupils Academic Performance In Nyeri Municipality Division Kenya

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ABSTRACT

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

performance.

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

their age.

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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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Impact Of Instructional Materials And Pupils Enrolment On Primary School Pupils Academic Performance In Nyeri Municipality Division Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-instructional-materials-and-pupils-enrolment-on-primary-school-pupils-academic-performance-in-nyeri-municipality-division-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Instructional Materials And Pupils Enrolment On Primary School Pupils Academic Performance In Nyeri Municipality Division Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-instructional-materials-and-pupils-enrolment-on-primary-school-pupils-academic-performance-in-nyeri-municipality-division-kenya . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Instructional Materials And Pupils Enrolment On Primary School Pupils Academic Performance In Nyeri Municipality Division Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-instructional-materials-and-pupils-enrolment-on-primary-school-pupils-academic-performance-in-nyeri-municipality-division-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Instructional Materials And Pupils Enrolment On Primary School Pupils Academic Performance In Nyeri Municipality Division Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-instructional-materials-and-pupils-enrolment-on-primary-school-pupils-academic-performance-in-nyeri-municipality-division-kenya