Investigation on Low Enrollment in Pre-Schools in Mwingi Division, Mwingi District.

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of education
The purpose of the study was to investigate on low enrollment in pre-schools in Mwingi division, Mwingi district. The objectives were: " To establish causes to low enrollment in pre-schools. • To establish contribution of the government on low enrollment in pre-schools. • To establish the strategies put in place to ensure increment in pre-schools. The data was collected by means of questionnaires, observation and interviews. The information was got from the population of central zone pre-schools. The researcher could not use the whole population but selected samples through simple random sampling. It was found that low enrollment in pre-schools was contributed by poverty, i.e. parents are found not being able to pay school fees of their children, and illiteracy was also found to be another obstacle that hindered high enrollment Therefore illiteracy should be eradicated to allow young children to learn and have firm foundation and grow spiritually, socially, mentally and emotionally. The government should employ all pre-school teachers to enable pre-school parents to enjoy free preschool education.
A Research Report Submitted to the Institution of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Bachelor of Education of Kampala International University
Investigation, Low Enrollment, Mwingi District.