Perception of Learners with Learning Difficulties in the Mainstream Primary Schools in Mageta Island Kenya

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Kampala International University, bachelors degree of arts with education
Most learners with learning difficulties in Mageta Island do not attend lessons in the regular schools due to the various problems they face. Due to their nature of impairment even those who attend the regular schools stiff find it hard to accomplish various academic tasks. In addressing the various needs, the researcher embarked on a strategy of research. In the research he collected views from teachers and pupils. The targeted sample was the whole location of Mageta Island which was further sampled down to Mahanga, Mageta and Mitundu Primary schools. In this sample, questionnaires covering teachers' and pupils' attitudes; availability of learning facilities and favorable environment were issued to an average of 5 teachers and 20 pupils per school. This Culminated to about t 60 pupils out of about 1430 pupils and 15 teachers out of about 36 teachers. Preliminary responses indicated negative attitudes of teachers and pupils towards learners with learning difficulties. Dearth of appropriate learning facilities <Is well as poorly set learning environment are a big blast towards smooth attainment of the learning goals by the handicapped learners. None readily available support services are no exception
A Research Report Submitted To the Institute Of Open and Distance Learning In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Bachelors Degree in Education (Arts) Of Kampala International University
Perception of Learners, Learning Difficulties, Mageta Island Kenya