FACTORS INFLUENCING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PROGRAMS FOR LEARNERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN KASARANI DISTRICT, NAIROBI

WILSON SOSSION
EDUCATION, MOI UNIVERSITY
October, 2012
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Abstract

The general objective of this study was investigating the factors influencing the implementation of programmes for learners with special needs in Kasarani district, Nairobi. The specific objectives of this study will be: to establish the effect of adequate skilled staff on implementation of programmes for learners with special needs in public primary schools in Kasarani district, Nairobi, to investigate whether Instructional Materials influence the implementation of programmes for learners with special needs in public primary schools in Kasarani district, Nairobi, to find out the extent to which School Physical Environment influence the implementation of programmes for learners with special needs in public primary schools in Kasarani district, Nairobi, to establish the influence of Supervision and Monitoring on implementation of programmes for learners with special needs in public primary schools in Kasarani district, Nairobi and to find out the extent to which Financial Constraints affect the implementation of programmes for learners with special needs in public primary schools in Kasarani district, Nairobi. This study will adopt a survey descriptive research design approach in collecting views on factors influencing the implementation of programmes for learners with special needs in Kasarani district. The population of this study was all the schools in Kasarani division comprising of 252 possible respondents. The researcher used stratified random sampling technique to select a sample of 30% of the whole target population which gives a sample size of 76. This study will adopt a questionnaire and an interview guide for the instructors to collect the necessary information. Descriptive statistics and content analysis were used to analyze the data collected which was achieved through the use of Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Findings were presented using tables, graphs, pie charts and figures as will be thought appropriately. The researcher presented conclusions and recommendations that will be derived thereafter.