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Title: Quality assurance and implementation of free primary education in Ruiru division Thika district, Kenya
Authors: Jane, Nyamagu Kamau
Keywords: Quality assurance
Implementation
primary education
Kenya.
Issue Date: Nov-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The main purpose of the study was to investigate the factors affecting the implementation of free primary education in Ruiru Division, Thika District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to determine; if Poor Physical Facilities affects the implementation of free primary education in Ruiru Division, if Quality of Education affects the implementation of free primary education, if Lack of enough Trained Teachers affects the implementation of free primary education, if Big Pupil-Teacher Ratio affects the implementation of free primary education and to determine if High poverty levels of Kenyans affects the implementation of free primary education in Ruiru Division The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the teachers and focus group discussion with the pupils The study revealed that Poor Physical Facilities (30%) Quality of Education (50%), Lack of enough Trained Teachers (25%), Pupil-Teacher Ratio (33%), and High poverty levels ~of Kenyans (42%) are the factors affecting the implementation of free primary education in Kenya The Study recommended that there should be empowerment of education committees at the village level so that there is efficient monitoring of the implementation of the free primary education. Since district education officers are poorly facilitated they cannot follow up on the implementation at the lower levels
Description: A research report presented to the institute of open and distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree Bachelor of Education in Guidance and Counseling of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7834
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