School Environment and Learning Adaptation of Pre-Scholars in Selected Pre Schools of Masinga District, Kenya

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Kampala International University, masters of Early childhood and primary education
The study was on the school environment and learning adaptation in selected pre schools. The purpose of the study was to investigate on how school environment influences the learning adaptation among pre-scholars. The objectives of the study were to examine the demographic aspect of respondents, to identify the school environment, to identify the level of learning adaptation and to establish the relationship between school environment and learning adaptation. The sample population involved teachers and pre-scholars; the sample size was 120 derived from Slovens Formula. Data was analyzed using SPSS by presenting data with frequency tables, pie charts and bar graphs. Data was analyzed using frequency mean, and Pearsons’ linear coefficient of co-relation. To make analysis easier SPSS was used as it makes interpretation easier. Pie charts and bar graphs were used. Findings of the survey indicated that the social adaptations, physical infrastructure were highly influential on the learners’ adaptation. Learners will adapt according to the school environment. The survey was hindered by suspicious and unwilling respondents. The school environment directly influences the learners in their adaptation
A Thesis presented to the College of Higher Degrees and Research Kampala International University Kampala Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree Master of Early Childhood and Primary Education
School Environment and Learning Adaptation, Pre-Scholars in Selected Pre Schools