A CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION ON SERVICE DELIVERY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION CENTRES IN KENYA

Simon M. Kilonzo, Ruth W. Thinguri

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The study was on critical analysis on the effectiveness of community participation on service delivery in Early Childhood Development Education centers. The main purpose was to critically analyze the effectiveness of community participation on service delivery in ECDE centres in Kenya. The study was meant to train the community as a whole on their roles in the ECDE centres for instance provision of the necessary resources needed at ECDE centres. It was also propose to the policy makers and curriculum developers the need to integrate ECDE centres in education system as in other levels. Five research objectives and questions were also formulated. This study was of significant importance i.e. is to critically analyze   the effectiveness of community participation on service delivery in ECDE centres in Kenya. Also, the study was to create awareness among teachers, parents on the importance of their participation on ECDE. It also proposed the policy makers and curriculum developers the need to integrate ECDE centres in education system as in other level. The study adopted qualitative method because it was reliable in generating information. Conclusions and recommendations were drawn on how the immediate community, government and NGOs can ship in to ensure effectiveness of community participation on service delivery in ECDE centres in Kenya.

 

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