Accessibility and relevance of the Kenyas education system to children with disabilities in Kipsonoi zone, Bomet District, Kenya

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Kampala International University,College of Education
The purpose of this study was to examine the relevance and accessibility of Kenya’s educational system to children with disabilities. The specific objectives of the study were to assess the relevance of primary education currently offered to children with disabilities, to explore the disability specific challenges of children with disabilities; and to investigate the constraints to the provision of educational service for children with disabilities. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires and interview guides to pupils, teachers and head teachers of the schools involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed that children with disabilities are faced with major disabilities and the education system of Kenya is not so favorable to the children with disabilities. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested recommendations that the Education Ministry design special learning programme for children with multiple disabilities. This is because; the findings of the study indicate that children with multiple disabilities could neither benefit from special schools nor
A research report submitted to the IODL and distance learning in partial fulfillment of’ the requirement for the Degree bachelor of education (SNE) of Kampala International University
Education system, Children with disabilities, Bomet District, Kenya