The role of head teachers in guidance and counselling on early childhood development programmes in Langata Road Primary School, Nairobi West Disrtict, Kenya.

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Despite the importance of pre-school as a foundation for the country's formal education, the Ministry of Education spends less than one percent of its budget on this sub-sector. The General objective of the study was to determine the impact of free primary education on early childhood education. The research study was conducted between April 2009 and August 2009. The study was carried in Langata road primary school, Nairobi west district. The study benefits the early childhood pupils since their well being is advocated for in the study. The study also forms a basis for future researchers who may research on a related topic and equip the researcher with knowledge about free primary education in Kenya. Parents_ will.beJlfill! from the study in a way that they will understand the importance of early childhood education and understand that it is the basis for future education. The study recommended that the government should also make early childhood education because parents have decided to pull out their children from early childhood education and yet it is important for the country and primary education. The study therefore investigated the role played by the head teacher in early childhood education center.
A research report submitted to the institute of open and distance learning in partial fulfillment for the a ward of a Degree of bachelor of early childhood education and primary education of Kampala international university
Head teachers, Guidance and counselling, Early childhood development programmes, Kenya