Wilfred Ombunya Wakhu, James Ochieng Sika


Demand for basic education by communities in Bungoma County has led to proliferation of many teacher training colleges. However, safety of learners in these colleges remains a major challenge to all college administrators. This reinforces a widely held view that the management has not fully implemented required safety measures in teacher training colleges. The purpose of this study will be to investigate the level of compliance by management to registration requirements on safety in Primary Teacher Training Colleges in Bungoma County Kenya. The study will be guided by the following objectives: To evaluate the attitudes of college administration towards compliance to registration requirements on safety in primary teacher training colleges in Bungoma County. The study concluded that college principals had a high positive attitude towards maintenance of safety standards. The study recommends that college administrators should enhance compliance on requirements in regard to physical facilities health, hygiene and requirements concerning land sizes. The study will enable education stakeholders and policy makers to critically monitor and evaluate adherence of safety standards and guidelines on registration in teacher training colleges thus form a basis on which further research can be done and add to the body of knowledge in the area of school safety so as to provide more concrete solutions to disaster management in education institutions.


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