Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition among Pre-school Children in Kasikeu Division, Makueni County

Author: Gaspar S. Kyalo Institution: Limuru ECDE College Post Category: Research Abstracts Abstract: The main purpose of the study was to examine the factors affecting second language acquisition among children aged 3-4 years in Kasikeu Division in Makueni County, Kenya. The study sought to examine the following: the effect of teachers teaching experience, academic level, […]

Effect of Nutrition on Academic Performance of Pre-School Children Aged 4 – 6 Years in Kiou Location, Makueni Sub county

Author: Kamula E. Nduku Affiliation: Limuru E.C.D.E College Category: Research Abstracts Abstract: The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of nutrition on academic performance of pre-school children aged 4 – 6 years in Kiou Location, Kasikeu Division in Makueni County in Kenya. The study sought to find out the effect of deficiency […]

Demonstration and Group Work Methods of Teaching Adults

This article expounds on the teaching methods used in adult learning. These include Demonstration and Group Work methods of teaching and learning. Demonstration as a teaching method in adult education As learning has become a life long pursuit, educators as well as the media are placing more emphasis on adulthood. Brookfield(1983), observes that demonstration method […]

Factors Contributing to the Growth of Early Childhood Education in Kenya

By Anthony M. Wanjohi: Kenya has a long tradition of early childhood education. The first early childhood development centres (pre-schools) were started in the 1940s by and for the exclusive use of the European and Asian communities. In 1950, during Mau Mau struggle for independence, the pre-school education programme was set in emergency villages in […]

Challenges Facing Early Childhood Education in Developing Countries

Despite the growing importance of Early Childhood Education (ECE), there are a number of challenges that have continued to pull down its effective implementation. In this article, a number of major challenges have been briefly discussed. These include lack of adequate teaching and learning resources, socio-economic factors, high teacher-child ratio with poor remunerations, and financial constraints.  Socio-economic […]