Free Primary Education: Impact and Analysis of Education Centers in Owimbi Zone, Madiany Division, Rarieda District-Kenya.

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning.
The major purpose of the study was to determine the impact of Free Primary Education on Early Childhood Education in Owimbi Zone, Madiany Division, Rarieda District, Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to; investigate the Impact of the primary education on the enrollment of early childhood, to determine the Impact of the primary education on the quality f teachers of early childhood education and to asses the Impact of the primary education on ,source allocation to early childhood education.. The study revealed that; Parents are withdrawing their children ji-om early child because of free primary education, Because of free primary education resource allocation to early childhood has decreased, Government has ';110red early childhood education to take care of the large number of free primary education and Parents want early childhood education like primary be made free. The study revealed that iere are no enough teachers in ECD Centers, it also revealed that it is the parents and the School that pay the teachers in ECD Centers and also the introduction of the primary education as reduced the salary of teachers. he study revealed that ECD Centers do not have enough class rooms, they do not have enough ,aching materials and free primary education has affected the allocation of resources .. It also ?vealed that the government does not visit ECD Centers regular as the case with prima,y ~hoof. he government should allocate more resources in ECD Centers he government should provide ECD Centers with the learning resources here is need to design curriculum that is suitable for young children.
A research report submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Award of Bachelor's Degree of Education of Kampala International University.
Free Primary Education, Impact, Analysis, Education Centers, Rarieda District-Kenya