The problem of stress in primary education centers, teachers awareness and intervention Measures adopted by school:

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
This study assessed the problem of stress in primary education centers with a focus on the following; establishing the prevalence of stress, identifying the common stressors of children in primary_ education centers, assessing the teachers knowledge to deal with stressed children and the intervention measures adopted by schools to help stressed children. The study was undertaken in Kanyuambora zone which is in Mbeere north district Eastern province Kenya. The population used for this study included 22 primary education teachers. A questionnaire was designed to help collect relevant data on stressors of children. The following were discovered during the study; Children had displayed symptoms of stress and therefore the problem existed in primary education centers: the teachers however did not have adequate knowledge and skills to help the children cope with stress and schools had tried to put intervention measures in place to help children cope with stress although they were not being utilized by the teachers. The following were recommended; To train teachers on how to handle learners with stress
A dissertation 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
Stress, Primary education centers, Kenya