Influence of County Government Financing of Teachers Recruitment on Access to Pre-Primary Education in Baringo Central Sub-County, Baringo County, Kenya
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Research Paper | Education Management | Kenya | Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020

Influence of County Government Financing of Teachers Recruitment on Access to Pre-Primary Education in Baringo Central Sub-County, Baringo County, Kenya

Daniel Osoro Obara, Dr. Reuben Mutegi

Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) is an educational programme imparted to a child in an education centre. ECDE financing has not been adequately investigated since the inception of the new constitution which devolved its governance and management to the county government. The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of county government financing of teachers recruitment on access to pre-primary education in Baringo central sub-county, Baringo County, Kenya. The study adopted descriptive survey design where the target population included One hundred and twenty four (124) head teachers, One hundred and twenty four (124) ECDE teachers, One hundred and twenty four (124) PA representatives, One (1) ECDE Sub county Coordinator Officer and One sub-county education Officer in Baringo Central Sub-county, Kenya. The teachers and PA representatives who participated in the study were selected using simple random sampling. Questionnaires and interview schedules were administered to respondents. Questionnaires were designed to collect data from head teachers and teachers. The dully filled questionnaires for this study were coded; data entry and data analysis for descriptive statistics and inferential statistics was computed using Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS). The main findings and results of the study shows that there is a statistically significant relationship between the teachers recruitment influence on access to pre-primary education in Baringo central Sub County, (P<0.05). The study concludes that county government financing of teacher recruitment on access to pre-primary education in Baringo central sub-county is faced with a number of challenges. Some of the challenges noted include; inadequate allocation of funds by county government to ECDE education, poor budgeting techniques, lack of interest in education matters and corruption in allocation of funds. The study recommends that the amount of money disbursed by county gover

Keywords: County government financing, teachers recruitment, access and pre-primary education

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020

Pages: 97 - 100

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Daniel Osoro Obara, Dr. Reuben Mutegi, "Influence of County Government Financing of Teachers Recruitment on Access to Pre-Primary Education in Baringo Central Sub-County, Baringo County, Kenya", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR20826160600, Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020, 97 - 100

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