Inclusive Learning and Pupils Academic Performance of Mwiki Primary School in Thika District, Kenya

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Kampala International University, school of primary education
The purpose of this study was to assess the academic performance of disabled children in an indusive setting in Mwikl primary school. The specific objectives of the study were to examine the effects of lnduslve education towards the academic performance of pupils in Mwiki primary school and to assess the challenges faced by indusive learning In Mwlkl primary school. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the teachers and focus group discussions with the pupils. The findings revealed the children In an lnduslve setting performed well In academics however It revealed that they had many challenges which lnduded currIculum barrier, large dasses, few trained teachers, negative attitudes and few learning resources. The study recommended that, the government should build infrastructure that is conducive for pupils with disabilities so that they fit in an inclusive setting More teachers should be trained in the areas of special needs education so that they gain necessary knowledge and skills to handle and care for children with disabilities.
A Research Report Presented to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education of Kampala International University
Inclusive Learning and Pupils Academic Performance, Thika District, Kenya