Academic performance of hearing impaired pupils in an inclusive learning setting: a case study of, Nyamira division, Nyamira district, Kenya.

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Kampala international University College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Academic performance of hearing impai1ment in the country has brought inclusive learning settings in the country. The quality and magnitude of the programme has affected not only the normal hearing impaired fit pupil, but also the hearing impaired challenged learners in inclusive schools as well as the wider community and society. The study adopted a quantitative research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the problems and impact of free p1imary education on the quality of special education for the hearing impaired learners in Nyamira district, Kenya. 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 using narratives, and statistical figures. This report provides suggestions for more effective approach to hearing impaired education in the country. It is designed for policy makers, planners and practitioners who have responsibilities in the area of hearing impaired disabled education in Kenya.
A Research Project Submitted Faculty of Education with Special Need Education for the Award of a Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education of Kampala International University
Academic performance, Hearing impaired pupils, Learning setting, Nyamira division, Nyamira district, Kenya