Problems faced by nursery schools in Owimbi Zone, Bondo District, Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The aim of this research was to investigate the problems faced by nursery schools in Owimbi zone, Bonda district Kenya. A number of nursery schools have come up to cater for children and this is so because of the realization of the importance of nursery education. However these schools are faced with a lot of problems. The specific objectives of the study were to determine the relationship between the development of a country and nursery education and to show how other stake holders can reduce these problems. The study employed Qualitative and Quantitative design. Findings of the study reveal that nursery schools have a lot of problems which include unsafe environment, lack of feeding programs, lack of instructional materials and lack of government regulation. The study gave the following recommendations; There's need for government to take into consideration the problems of the nursery and respond to them. The government should be responsible for making the curriculum that is suitable for the children and should make sure they supervise them to ensure quality. The parents should work hand in hand with the teachers and the school heads for the smooth running of the school for example feeding programs can be planned with the parents. The parents should also make sure their children are escorted to school to avoid accidents. Basing on the study it can be concluded that nursery schools are faced with many challenges which need immediate attention.
A research report submitted to the Institute of Continuing and Distance Studies Kampala International University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Education Early Childhood and Primary Education
Nursery schools, Problems faced, District, Kenya