Effectiveness of Free Primary Education Policy on Academic Performance of Primary Schools in Kithimani Division, Yatta District, Kenya

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of education
Recent research statistics has shown that the free primary education introduced in the year 2003 had lead to a large influx of pupils into primary schools. Kenyans cannot afford to complacent about it, thus their arise an immediate need to conduct an investigation on the issue of academic performance on the influx of pupils. The study adopted a Descriptive research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better. understanding of the impact of free primary education on academic performance of pupils. The method chosen allowed a collection of comprehensive and intensive data· and provided an in-depth understanding of the topic under study. Information collected was analyzed and edited to create consistency and completeness. After collecting the questionnaires they were edited for completeness and consistency across the respondents and to locate omissions. Information obtained .from the research study was presented and analyzed u!ling bar charts, narratives, and statistical figures. This report provides suggestions for more effective practice in the field office primary education and measures based on the lessons learned ji-om practical experience of the programme. It is designed for policy makers, planners and stakeholders who have responsibilities in the education sector in !he county.
A Research Project Submitted To the Institute Of Open and Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for Award of a Bachelor in Education of Kampala International University
Free Primary Education Policy, Yatta District, Kenya