The state of early childhood education in Kenya, after the implementation of free primary education: a case study of Loki Char Zone, Loki Char Division, Turkana South District Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
Despite the impmtance of pre-school as a foundation for 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 detennine the progress of free primary education on early childhood education. The research study was conducted between December 2009 and April 2010. The study was can·ied in Loki char zone, Turkana South East district. The study benefits the early childhood pupils since their well being is advocated for in the study. The study also forms a basis for future researchers who may research on a related topic and equip the researcher with lmowledge about free primary education in Kenya. Parents will benefit from the study in a way that they will understand the impmtance of early childhood education and understand that it is the basis for future education. The study recommended that the government should also make early childhood education because parents have decided to pull out their children from early childhood education and yet it is important for the country and primary education. The govenm1ent should have a policy in place that focus on the impact of free primary education on early childhood education and also put them in practice.
A research report submitted to the institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment for the A ward of A Degree of Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Primary Education of Kampala International
Education, Early, Childhood, Kenya