International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Education Management | Kenya | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015


Functions of the Board for Effective Corporate Governance in Early Childhood Education; Bahati Division, Kenya

Kithuku M. Roselyne


Abstract: Proper application of corporate principals enables achievement of stated goals in management of Early Childhood Education (ECE). The study draws a correlation between adoption of principals of corporate governance and performance of the ECE sector. This study sought to examine function of the board for effective corporate governance in (ECE) management in Bahati Division, Kenya. This was suitable in this study as it helped the researcher establish the existing levels of compliance with principals of corporate governance at the ECE schools and their influence on performance. It further allowed identification of standards and norms with which to compare the stakeholders involvement in proper management of ECE in the Division. This eventually impacts curriculum implementation. The target population was 41 ECE centers in Bahati Sub-County and 123 teachers in the same area. A sample of 10 pre-school teachers, 10 pre-school head teachers and 10 preschool committee members was taken for the study. A pilot study was carried out on a different set of respondents to better plan for the research. The test-retest procedure was used for testing reliability and it yielded favorable results to warrant reliance on the data collected and its findings. Qualitative and quantitative data was obtained through questionnaires. This was further analyzed and presented through narratives, tables and graphs. The study revealed that majority of the Pre-School teachers felt that skills mix knowledge and experience had an influence with distribution of assignments and duties with regard to management structure of ECE with a mean of 3.0000. This study on the principles of corporate governance in ECE management in Bahati division Nakuru north sub-county has opened more research avenues in order to improve and benefit with increased investment in. In agreement with Crawford (2007), the management ought to be able to fulfill its duties and responsibilities irrespective of those who do not act in accordance to stated guidelines. The study recommends the Involvement of all stakeholders in all aspects of the management of ECE as a way of observing adherence to principals of corporate governance.


Keywords: Board, corporate governance, early childhood education, Nakuru County, Kenya


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,


Pages: 2497 - 2499


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Kithuku M. Roselyne, "Functions of the Board for Effective Corporate Governance in Early Childhood Education; Bahati Division, Kenya", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB155936, Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015, 2497 - 2499

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