The Impact of Free Primary Education on Early Childhood Development Programmes In Ndeiya Zone, Umuru Myision, Kiambu West District Kenya

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree in early childhood and primary education
Despite the importance of pre-school as a foundation 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 study employed a descriptive design and interview guides and questionnaires were used in the collection of data. The findings of' the study revealed that FPE had had an effect on the enrollment of' children because parents are withdrawing their children from ECDE and also want it to be made free like primary education and that that teacher 's salary remained the same but their allowances reduced because the number of pupils had reduced. It was recommended that the government had to have a policy in place that could focus on the impact of free primary education on early childhood education and also put them in practice and that parents should be encouraged to take their children for early childhood and also sensitized on its importance.
A Research Project Submitted To The Institute Of Open And Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For Award Of A Bachelor Of Early Childhood And primary Education Of Kampala International University
Free Primary Education, Early Childhood Development, Kiambu West District Kenya