Pedagogy and social adjustment of learners in early childhood schools in Ol’lessos Division, Nandi County, Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open & Distance Learning
This study is a result of an academic research entitled “Pedagogy and Social Adjustment of Learners in early childhood schools in Ol’lessos Division, Nandi County, Kenya:’ The research was carried out by applying the descriptive research design which provided the correlation between pedagogy and social adjustment of learners. The approach was significantly defined by the distribution of questionnaires in order to gather relevant data which is used to develop valid and appropriate results. The sample size that was used in the research was 100 respondents. Data analysis is done by using a statistical program which hence provided relevant regressions and standard deviations that relate to the study objectives. The information that formed the core of the research was then established through the validity and reliability tests which helped to determine the relevance of data and variables used to carry out the research. The findings established the levels of pedagogies and how it essentially contributes to the performance of learners’ performance in Nandi County. The essence of the social adjustments and the relative implication that is established by the development of child’s learning approaches. The result indicates that learners in the county were provided with essential learning support which impacted positively on their performances. However, by using some methods which were aimed at establishing creativity, the learning process also involved gathering and sharing information which would be meaningfully applied to meet the overall teaching objectives and which the pedagogical methods were fully applied in compliance with the relevant teaching curriculum. Conclusively, the study found that the relationship between pedagogy and social adjustment of early childhood learners was positive and that the teaching methods as well as given strategies were essentially applicable in providing pupils with the necessary skills. To improve the overall teaching and application of the standard methods of teaching, the learning process would be put into practice as per the outlined information needed to improve learning quality. Thus, the research level carried out in this research implies that social adjustment of learners is achieved by effectively carrying out ideal classroom
A thesis presented to the college of higher degrees and research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for Masters Degree in Early Childhood and Primary Education
Pedagogy, childhood schools, Ol’lessos Division, Nandi