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Title: Nutrition and academic performance of learners in selected early childhood centres in Kiharu division Muranga district Kenya
Nutrition and academic performance of learners in selected early childhood centres in Kiharu division Muranga district Kenya
Authors: Kiiru, Grace Mugure
Kiiru, Grace Mugure
Keywords: Nutrition
learners
early childhood
Muranga district Kenya
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Apr-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Kampala International University, College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The major purpose of the study was to determine Nutrition and Academic Performance of Learners in Selected Early Childhood Centres in Kiharu Division Murang'a District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the impact of nutrition on academic performance of early childhood, to determine the impact of Nutrition on the healthy development of children and to determine the impact of nutrition on enrollment and attendance of children in schools in Selected Early Childhood Centres in Kiharu Division Murang'a District Kenya The methods used/or data collection were questionnaires to the teacher and interviews with the parents the study revealed !hat Poor nutrition affects the academic performance of early childhood, Poor nutrition leads to lack of concentration in class, Poor nutrition leads to lack of morale in studies, Good nutrition is essential for good educational outcomes and Proper nutrition, health care, and stimulation during the early years improve learning and other abilities The study revealed that Nutrition is essential for growth and development, health, and well being, Poor nutrition during the first 3 years often permanently hampers a child's mental development
Description: A research report presented to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/10623
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